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With primaries around the corner, Gov. Vázquez faces criminal probe

It sounds like a basket case of corruption.  We anxiously await the results of a full investigation. With primaries around the corner, Gov. Vázquez faces criminal probe With primaries around the corner, Gov. Vázquez faces criminal probe By José Alvarado … Continue reading

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U.S. corporations benefitting from PREPA rebuilding, but is Puerto Rico?

  U.S. corporations benefitting from PREPA rebuilding, but is Puerto Rico? IEEFA July 1, 2020 Read More → U.S. corporations benefitting from PREPA rebuilding, but is Puerto Rico? Huffington Post: Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the state-owned power monopoly, has … Continue reading

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Top Puerto Rico officials under scrutiny for COVID-19 kits. FBI investigating

Puerto Rico has a well-deserved negative reputation for a culture of corruption, such as awarding overpriced contracts to friends/family/political supporters, using public funds for political purposes, buying votes with promises of free stuff.  These Covid-19 contract awards don’t pass the … Continue reading

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A long road to reconstruction of Puerto Rico’s power grid. LUMA Energy talks about its goals and challenges

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/alongroadtoreconstruction-2577861 A long road to reconstruction LUMA Energy talks about its goals and challenges regarding the management of the island´s power grid Wednesday, June 24, 2020 – 1:38 PM By Joanisabel González LUMA prevailed in the process by bidding about … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico power company contract worth $1.5B questioned

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/puerto-rico-power-company-contract-worth-15b-questioned-71183109 Puerto Rico power company contract worth $1.5B questioned A report by a nonprofit research company is accusing Puerto Rico’s government of giving unfair advantage to a company that obtained a $1.5 billion contract and secured the first large generation … Continue reading

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No Oversight of $1.5 Billion Electric Project Raises Alarm over Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Power

https://www.democracynow.org/2020/6/17/puerto_rico_power_project_privatization No Oversight of $1.5 Billion Electric Project Raises Alarm over Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Power June 17, 2020 Watch Full Show Listen Media Options Topics Puerto Rico Privatization Corporate Power Money & Politics Guests Ingrid Vila Biaggi president of … Continue reading

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IEEFA Puerto Rico: Utility PREPA gave unfair advantage to NFE in awarding $1.5-billion power plant contract

  IEEFA Puerto Rico: Utility PREPA gave unfair advantage to NFE in awarding $1.5-billion power plant contract Press Release, Tom Sanzillo and Ingrid Vila Biaggi June 10, 2020 Read More → IEEFA Puerto Rico: Utility PREPA gave unfair advantage to … Continue reading

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Is Puerto Rico About to Give Another Terrible Energy Contract to an American Company – New Fortress Energy?

https://newrepublic.com/article/157880/puerto-rico-give-another-terrible-energy-contract-american-company Kate Aronoff/June 2, 2020 Is Puerto Rico About to Give Another Terrible Energy Contract to an American Company? Prepa, the island’s electric power company, and FEMA have found themselves embroiled in scandal before. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images On January 6 … Continue reading

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Testing kits: Apex and 313 LLC called to testify; Puerto Rico corruption investigation

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/testingkitsapexand313llccalledtotestify-2567825 Testing kits: Apex and 313 LLC called to testify They will have to explain the sales process Monday, May 11, 2020 – 11:58 AM By Benjamín Morales y Wilma Maldonado Arrigoitía (GFR Media) Juan Maldonado de Jesús is due … Continue reading

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From Brisbane to Puerto Rico: how a $38m Covid-19 test kit deal turned sour

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/07/from-brisbane-to-puerto-rico-how-a-38m-covid-19-test-kit-deal-turned-sour From Brisbane to Puerto Rico: how a $38m Covid-19 test kit deal turned sour Coronavirus outbreak The obscure Australian company Promedical said it could supply kits desperately needed by the US territory. But its claims did not stand up … Continue reading

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