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Mayor Of The Municipality Of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico, Indicted For Conversion Of Federal Funds, Fraud, And Money Laundering

https://www.justice.gov/usao-pr/pr/mayor-municipality-sabana-grande-indicted-conversion-federal-funds-fraud-and-money U.S. Attorneys » District of Puerto Rico » News Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 5, 2018 Mayor Of The Municipality Of Sabana Grande Indicted For Conversion Of Federal Funds, … Continue reading

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Former top FEMA official – Ahsha Tribble busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria

https://nypost.com/2019/09/10/former-top-fema-official-busted-for-taking-bribes-after-hurricane-maria Former top FEMA official busted for taking bribes after Hurricane Maria By Mark Moore September 10, 2019 | 2:56pm Ahsha TribbleFEMA A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes … 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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P.R. Public Housing Authority signs 3-yr, $4.27M contract for gunshot detection tech from ShotSpotter

  The bad is that there is so much crime, so much illegal gun usage that PR needs to spend over $4 million on ShotSpotter technology for 3 years of monitoring.  That’s $1.42 million PER YEAR!  The good will be … 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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$3,700 Generators and $666 Sinks: FEMA Contractors Charged Steep Markups on Puerto Rico Repairs

  Sounds like 80% of the FEMA funds were wasted.  Wouldn’t the money have been far more effectively spent in direct payments to the victims, with a mechanism restricting those checks payable only for home repairs?  The widespread culture of … Continue reading

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