Puerto Rico’s Water and Sanitation Crisis: How the Government is Failing to Ensure this Basic Human Right?

By Jennifer Natoli, Contributor  In the shorter term, Puerto Ricans remain wary of their water. Residents that can afford to purchase water from local stores say that they will continue to do so into the foreseeable future. According to the United Nations, access to clean water and adequate sanitation are integral human rights that governments, … Continue reading Puerto Rico’s Water and Sanitation Crisis: How the Government is Failing to Ensure this Basic Human Right?

Human Rights Abuses In Trinidad and Tobago: A Look At Its Police and Prison Service

By Margreta Davis, Contributor  As many as 15 prisoners are crammed into a cell making it difficult to sleep. Prisons are in deplorable conditions, infested with rats and cockroaches. Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), officially known as the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is the southernmost nation in the Caribbean. It is a sovereign twin island … Continue reading Human Rights Abuses In Trinidad and Tobago: A Look At Its Police and Prison Service