Category Archives: Puerto Rico economic crisis

Oversight board gives Puerto Rico gov until Feb. 12 to make changes to fiscal plans

Many good ideas in the recommendations. http://caribbeanbusiness.com/oversight-board-gives-puerto-rico-gov-until-feb-12-to-make-changes-to-fiscal-plans Oversight board gives Puerto Rico gov until Feb. 12 to make changes to fiscal plans By Eva Lloréns Vélez on February 5, 2018 SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board … Continue reading

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FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered

  FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered. Leer en español By PATRICIA MAZZEI and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZFEB. 6, 2018 Residents of San Isidro, P.R., waited for food and water in October. Credit Erika P. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico fears post-Maria murder surge: 11 days, 32 slain

These are the type of things that happen when you run out of other people’s money.  You cannot afford to pay your police officers.  You cannot expect them to work for free, can you?  So they stop working as many … Continue reading

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Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment

Who is responsible for creating the artificial shortage by the withholding of supplies and why? https://theintercept.com/2018/01/10/puerto-rico-electricity-prepa-hurricane-maria Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment Kate Aronoff January 10 2018, 11:38 a.m. On Saturday, a day after … Continue reading

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Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto Rico

The comments in the linked article should be read as well which illustrate the typical reaction. nolie “Sadly, these poor folks will be fooled into voting for leftist with the mistaken idea that things will then get better.” Wes “Whats … Continue reading

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Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup?

Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup? By FRANCES ROBLES and PATRICIA MAZZEIDEC. 23, 2017 San Isidro, P.R., this week. Some areas of Puerto Rico will not have power for as long as eight … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico gives out $100 million in bonuses after pleading for $94 billion in hurricane relief

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/dec/3/puerto-rico-gives-christmas-bonuses-after-asking-h Puerto Rico gives out $100 million in bonuses after pleading for $94 billion in hurricane relief Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello went to Capitol Hill to ask for $94 billion to pay for the territory’s recovery from Hurricane Maria. … Continue reading

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