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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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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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Another FEMA contract questioned – $156 million contract given to company with only 1 employee

Corruption or incompetence?  Either way, it doesn’t look good! https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/anotherfemacontractquestioned-2396651 Another FEMA contract questioned Democrats question failed $ 156 million agreement for food on the Island Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – 10:31 AM By José A. Delgado When the contract … 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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Power recovery: Contracts ten times more expensive

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/powerrecoverycontractstentimesmoreexpensive-2368801 Power recovery: Contracts ten times more expensive The agreements granted by PREPA to two private companies for the repair the electricity network add up to $500 million and could increase Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 10:15 AM By Joanisabel … Continue reading

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