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University of Puerto Rico Finance Chief Resigns After Being Duped

The head of finances at the University of Puerto Rico resigned after a scammer bilked the institution out of $150,000, UPR President Miguel Muñoz said Tuesday. continue reading »

University of Puerto Rico Students Demand Elimination of $800 Annual Fee

Students at the state-run University of Puerto Rico on Thursday demanded that Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla eliminate the $800 annual fee imposed last year on top of the standard tuition of $49 per credit hour. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Communications Organizations Speak before U.S. Congress for the First Time

The University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad Association (UPRAA), is making history by presenting for the first time ever in the Congress of the United States, continue reading »

Protests, Riots Over Tuition Increase at University of Puerto Rico Continue

The bubbling pot that was the University of Puerto Rico for the last three days has once again boiled over as protests were started up again over an $800 fee caused the students’ tuition to jump more than 50 percent. continue reading »

At Least a Dozen Students Arrested in Puerto Rico University

At least a dozen students have been arrested at the University of Puerto Rico, where activists and officials quarrel over a $800 fee that officials want to institute to "help close a gaping budget deficit;" Officials say the University's budget started the year with a $2 billion dollar deficit. continue reading »