Monthly Archives: November 2018

Trump gripes he gets ‘no credit’ for relief efforts in Puerto Rico

https://nypost.com/2018/11/29/trump-gripes-he-gets-no-credit-for-relief-efforts-in-puerto-rico Trump gripes he gets ‘no credit’ for relief efforts in Puerto Rico By Bob Fredericks, Nikki Schwab and Marisa Schultz November 29, 2018 | 1:50pm | Updated AP President Trump says the amount of money the government spent on … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s $300-an-Hour Demographer Catches Heat From Bondholders

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-20/puerto-rico-s-300-an-hour-demographer-catches-heat-from-bondholders Puerto Rico’s $300-an-Hour Demographer Catches Heat From Bondholders November 20, 2018, 6:00 AM GMT-4 Lyman Stone in Hong Kong on Nov. 6, 2018.Photographer: Xyza Cruz Bacani for Bloomberg Businessweek LISTEN TO ARTICLE 6:54 Some of the most contentious numbers … Continue reading

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How much does each mayor earn in Puerto Rico?

https://www.metro.pr/pr/noticias/2018/11/16/cuanto-gana-alcalde-puerto-rico.html How much does each mayor earn in Puerto Rico? None of the salaries is equal to or less than the average income of its constituents By Metro Puerto Rico Friday, November 16, 2018, at 17:18 The Censal Information Center … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Want Their Government To Be More Transparent

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/19/669145225/post-maria-puerto-ricans-want-their-government-to-be-more-transparent 3:35 Download Transcript November 19, 20184:59 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Adrian Florido Twitter The movement in Puerto Rico is growing. It’s taken on greater urgency after Hurricane Maria, as the island prepares for the arrival of tens … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican college student illustrates why the Fiscal Oversight Board is necessary to rein in corruption and mismanagement in PR government

https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2018/11/16/wolpert-gaztambide-integrating-puerto-rico WOLPERT GAZTAMBIDE: Integrating Puerto Rico Christian Wolpert Gaztambide 1:44 am, Nov 16, 2018 Guest Columnist In the wake of Hurricane Maria, various campus organizations have mobilized against Yale’s holdings in mutual funds that hold Puerto Rican bonds. While I … Continue reading

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20,000 pallets of bottled water, received from FEMA, wasted after Hurricane Maria

$300,000 was being paid PER DAY to store pallets of bottled water instead of giving it out after Maria, but later it was deemed stale and thus waste?  This is another example of the failed response in Puerto Rico.  20,000 pallets of … Continue reading

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