Category Archives: corruption

Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members, related to scandal that led to PR governor’s resignation

  Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members By Center for Investigative Journalism on January 12, 2020 By  Luis J. Valentín … Continue reading

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Misuse of funds by Puerto Rico government officials undermines public mission – corruption, fraud

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/misuseoffundsunderminespublicmission-2537380 Misuse of funds undermines public mission If anything dramatizes the reasons why Puerto Rico is bankrupt and is under the federal government’s distrust, it is that municipal government have misused multi-million dollar funds on unnecessary, incomplete or ill-conceived projects. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions – corruption, insider abuse, contempt for citizens

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/ricardo-rossello-confirmed-puerto-ricans-suspicions/594616 Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions For Puerto Ricans, sensing the governing elite’s disdain for them was dispiriting enough. Seeing the evidence in print was a whole other matter. July 24, 2019 Pedro Reina-Pérez University of Puerto … Continue reading

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Where Did The $91 Billion For Hurricane Recovery In Puerto Rico Go? How much is being lost to corruption?

With the culture of corruption, how many billions will be siphoned off to government officials and their cronies? https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/10/07/sharyl_attkisson_where_did_the_91_billion_for_hurricane_recovery_in_puerto_rico_go.html?fbclid=IwAR2sQyjazk7VR4VNQGbs4dAV17YZzBznqiFjhIdKgtmZ6DuwnRi-_8oNy0s Sharyl Attkisson: Where Did The $91 Billion For Hurricane Recovery In Puerto Rico Go? Posted By Ian Schwartz On Date October … Continue reading

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Nepotism undermines public service mission in Puerto Rico government

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/nepotismunderminespublicservicemission-2530771 Nepotism undermines public service mission The recurrent hiring of family and close relatives of government officials deprives Puerto Rico of millions of dollars. This pattern based on the Legislature mocks the people and shows contempt for Puerto Rico. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Corruption and conflict of interest in Puerto Rico can be reduced with transparency

Why should high-priced consultant McKinsey be allowed to profit in the millions on inside information with a conflict of interest? Transparency of Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Is the Aim of a New Bill Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy case is one of the … Continue reading

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Multi-million dollar contracts for Tu Hogar Renace, in English, Your Home Reborn

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/multi-milliondollarcontractsfortuhogarrenace-2462136 See this link for NY Times article referenced here. https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2018/12/01/3700-generators-and-666-sinks-fema-contractors-charged-steep-markups-on-puerto-rico-repairs Multi-million dollar contracts for Tu Hogar Renace The program concludes at the end of 2018 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 – 11:11 AM By Wilma Maldonado Arrigoitía   In just … Continue reading

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