Category Archives: incompetence and mismanagement

Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane

https://justthenews.com/government/federal-agencies/dhs-watchdog-highlights-fema-failures Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane IG says FEMA could have saved time and money using available advance contracts during devastation from Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico devastation from Hurricane Maria (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico government falls for phishing scam, loses $2.6 million

Will file this one under incompetence & mismanagement… https://www.fox5ny.com/news/puerto-rico-government-phishing-scam Puerto Rico government falls for phishing scam, loses $2.6 million By Danica Coto Published February 12 Puerto Rico   ( AP file ) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Rico’s government … Continue reading

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Economic Development Hindered by Nuisance Epidemic Due to an Excessive Number of Abandoned Properties in Puerto Rico

https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/politics/economic-development-hindered-by-nuisance-epidemic/article_665d9dfc-1078-11ea-8e34-6b515932c931.html Economic Development Hindered by Nuisance Epidemic Legal tools and federals funds available to address the issue Giovanna Garofalo, The Weekly Journal Nov 27, 2019 (Carlos Rivera Giusti/The Weekly Journal) While the local government endorses entrepreneurship and foreign investment to … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico deserves aid from the mainland — but how does Washington help the island get competent, honest government?

https://nypost.com/2020/01/23/puerto-ricos-new-agony Puerto Rico’s new agony By Post Editorial Board January 23, 2020 | 7:57pm A man pulls a pallet of gas canisters believed to have been from when Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017.AFP via Getty Images Puerto Ricans … Continue reading

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Protest Against Puerto Rico Earthquake Response Dispersed by Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

While there seems to be a culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians, if you want to participate in demonstrations, please refrain from damaging Puerto Rico with grafitti, vandalism, or other destruction.  Intentionally causing destruction is a drain on Puerto … Continue reading

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Hidden Puerto Rico earthquake supplies – comments on Twitter – fallout, scandal

Jan 23 David Begnaud @DavidBegnaud Nearly 1,000 people have gathered at the Capitol in San Juan to protest the Puerto Rican govt. They want the Governor to resign. And they want much more. These are people who’ve had enough & … Continue reading

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Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article239469148.html Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption By Jim Wyss January 20, 2020 05:17 PM Residents of Puerto Rico help those affected by the earthquakes that hit the southern part of the Island last week … Continue reading

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