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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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Fiscal Oversight Board sues the Puerto Rican government over contract documents

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/boardsuesthegovernmentovercontractdocuments-2574488 Board sues the government over contract documents The Oversight Board files a lawsuit before Judge Laura Taylor Swain claiming information on agreements with Apex General Contractors, 313 LLC, and two other companies Tuesday, June 9, 2020 – 10:29 … 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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Fiscal board sues Puerto Rico government to review Covid-19 contracts

How many were awarded to political supporters in no bid contracts? Fiscal board sues Puerto Rico gov’t to review Covid-19 contracts Fiscal board sues Puerto Rico gov’t to review Covid-19 contracts By José Alvarado Vega on June 9, 2020 CDC’s … 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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PREPA renegotiates 23 renewable energy contracts

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/preparenegotiates23renewableenergycontracts-2570213 PREPA renegotiates 23 renewable energy contracts They improve the terms of seven projects in operation and agree on another 16 that would add 593 megawatts to the power grid. Thursday, May 21, 2020 – 9:48 AM By Gerardo E. … Continue reading

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