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Trump Lashes Out Again at Puerto Rico, Bewildering the Island

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/02/us/trump-puerto-rico.html Trump Lashes Out Again at Puerto Rico, Bewildering the Island A church destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Guaynabo, P.R., was still in disrepair in January. FEMA and other agencies have so far distributed $11.2 billion in aid to Puerto … Continue reading

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Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries before the start of the count of the primaries

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/angelperezyantoniosotoseacusanmutuamentederobarselasprimarias-1239394 TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries Before the start of the count of the primaries Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 12:00 AM Updated on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 9:26 … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Urban Train – Let’s Review, 15 Years Later – A Hesitant Puerto Rico Tries Commuting by Train

Was it a success or a boondoggle and huge waste of money?  Were the rosy projections correct? http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/19/us/a-hesitant-puerto-rico-tries-commuting-by-train.html A Hesitant Puerto Rico Tries Commuting by Train By Ariana Green Nov. 19, 2005 SAN JUAN, P.R. – Carlos Medina rides the … Continue reading

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Former FEMA Employee Pleads Guilty To Felony

https://www.justice.gov/usao-pr/pr/former-fema-employee-pleads-guilty-felony Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Former FEMA Employee Pleads Guilty To Felony SAN JUAN, P.R. – Jovanda R. Paterson, a.k.a. “Jo/Jojo,” a former FEMA Emergency Management Specialist … 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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Puerto Rico government continues paying all government workers, even those NOT working while at home. Now PR wants to give them an extra $500 bonus.

Where is the shared sacrifice?  There are already too many government workers in Puerto Rico relative to the overall population.  It’s easy to give away money that’s not your own.  Taken to its logical conclusion, this is a race to … Continue reading

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$19 million excessive potential profit in alleged Covid-19 testing kits tied to PNP’s Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced’s administration, being investigated by FBI, Puerto Rico Justice Department

Will corruption and kickbacks in Puerto Rico be par for the course, or is someone going to jail, to draw a line in the sand that this is not acceptable?  Who is going to save the Puerto Ricans from those … Continue reading

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FBI, FDA and Inspector General Looking Into Puerto Rico Health Dept. Purchases

FBI, FDA and Inspector General Looking Into Puerto Rico Health Dept. Purchases FBI, FDA and Inspector General Looking Into Puerto Rico Health Dept. Purchases By Yanira Hernández Cabiya on April 6, 2020 Fiscal board Requires Gov’t to Seek Reimbursements SAN … Continue reading

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After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are Left With $1.6 Billion in Unpaid Insurance Claims

This is a great injustice, for insurance policyholders not getting paid by their insurance company.  Why should someone pay for insurance if they aren’t going to get reimbursed when they have a valid claim?   After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane

https://justthenews.com/government/federal-agencies/dhs-watchdog-highlights-fema-failures Lessons Learned: FEMA cited for costly mistakes during Puerto Rico hurricane IG says FEMA could have saved time and money using available advance contracts during devastation from Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico devastation from Hurricane Maria (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty … Continue reading

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