Category Archives: culture and cycle of dependency

Puerto Rico’s Ouster of Its Governor, Ricardo Rosselló, Isn’t Just About One Administration’s Corruption

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/08/puerto-ricos-problems-are-deeper-than-one-corrupt-governor.html politics Aug. 8, 2019 Puerto Rico’s Ouster of Its Governor Isn’t Just About One Administration’s Corruption By Collier Meyerson Protesters demonstrate near a police barricade on a street leading to the governor’s mansion. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images In the … Continue reading

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Trump ending hold of $8B in Puerto Rico disaster aid relief

See this other article as to why Trump and the federal government is more than justified in being cautious in releasing billions in aid to the Puerto Rico government with Puerto Rico’s long history of corruption and mismanagement of supplies … Continue reading

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Chaos in Puerto Rico as mob finds unused disaster supplies, sitting unused since Hurricane Maria

This type of mismanagement and corruption is a key example as to why Trump and the USA Federal Government is putting restrictions on releasing billions in aid to Puerto Rico.  The Puerto Rico government is corrupt and irresponsible in managing … 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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Puerto Rico’s governor Wanda Vazquez defies cockfighting ban, setting up showdown with US Federal government in Washington DC. Court battle likely

“Vazquez said she was not setting up a confrontation between local authorities and the federal government.” What the governor is saying makes no sense, as she is exactly setting up a confrontation since the law she signed is the opposite … Continue reading

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Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure – average grade of D-

Does Puerto Rico still use the marketing slogan, “Puerto Rico does it better?” Does what better?  Better than whom? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/reportrevealsseriousdeficienciesinpuertoricosinfrastructure-2529236 Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers says findings in the report show … Continue reading

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