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Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico
Business  (tags: Cryptocurrency, Puerto Rico, experiment, disaster )

Sheryl
- 224 days ago - nytimes.com
We are the tax playground for the rich. We are the test case for anyone who wants to experiment. Outsiders get tax exemptions, and locals can not get permits.
Trump Administration Tells Puerto Rico It Is Too Rich For Aid Money
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, hurricane disaster, assistance, aid money )

Sheryl
- 244 days ago - theintercept.com
The Puerto Rican government has asserted that its state-run power and sewer companies will exhaust funding this month. Nearly half of the islands citizens remain without power.
As Puerto Rico Faces $95 Billion Cleanup, Expose Reveals Vulture Firms Who Own Its $74 Billion Debt - YouTube   video
Business  (tags: Vulture Funds, debt, Puerto Rico, hurricanes, investigation )

Judy
- 335 days ago - youtube.com
This is must-watch coverage of the catastrophe in Puerto Rico. What is really happening there and why?
Vulture Capitalists Circle Above Puerto Rican Prey
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, Vulture capitalists, hurricane Maria, Jones Act, Constitution, tax haven for wealthy, privatization )

Sheryl
- 349 days ago - billmoyers.com
This is a long article but it is well worth the read so you will understand what is happening to other Americans. What can happen to all of us if we do not wake up and what is happening to us in greater or lesser degrees. Education is key to fixing things
Petition - Tell Congress: Help Puerto Rico, Not Wall Street
Business  (tags: Big Money, Wall Street, exploitation, profits, Puerto Rico, help needed now, ethics, Humanitarian Aid, suffering, destruction, health issues, safety )


- 352 days ago - act.credoaction.com
More than a week after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, millions of American citizens there are still without electricity and reliable access to basic necessities like food and water.
Puerto Rico Files for Biggest US Municipal Bankruptcy
Business  (tags: finance, debt, usa, Bankruptcy, Puerto Rico )

Glenn
- 503 days ago - money.cnn.com
No doubt about it. Statehood is its only hope now.
The Largest Muni Bond Default in U.S. History Is Happening Right Now
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, Wall Street, americans, hedge funds, corruption, economy, Entrepreneurs, money, news )

Nancy
- 1144 days ago - dailykos.com
The problem is that the hedge funds have already managed to off-load much of the risk to you and me. Around 60% of Puerto Rico's debt is held by American citizens, much of it in retirement accounts.
How Tax Dodging Put Puerto Rico on the Road to Debt
Business  (tags: world, politics, money, lies, investments, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, debt, corporate, abuse, tax dodging, Puerto Rico, pharmaceutical companies, profit )

Darren
- 1164 days ago - therealnews.com
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux reports on how Puerto Rico's tax policy exempts billions of big pharmaceutical companies' profits, leaving at least $15 billion out of the revenue stream while the country wallows in debt - July 14, 2015
Puerto Rico on the Brink of Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, financial collapse, aid appeal, crushing debt, healthcare collapse, reasons, analysis, economy, finance, banks, hedge funds, destruction, poverty level, unemployment, neo-liberal economics, Greece, shock doctrine, Real News Network )

LucyKalei
- 1176 days ago - therealnews.com
James Henry, leading economist, attorney & investigative journalist (The Nation, NYTimes) writing extensively on global issues, breaks down the hedge funds, bond holders & wealthy individuals who've benefited from Puerto Rico's triple tax exempt status..
Puerto Rico Says It Cannot Pay Its Debt Setting Off Potential Crisis In The U.S.
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, markets, bonds, financial crisis, higher borrowing, USA )

Sheryl
- 1179 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The governor of Puerto Rico has decided that the island cannot pay back more than $70 billion in debt setting up an unprecedented financial crisis that could rock the municipal bond market and lead to higher borrowing costs for govts across the USA.
   

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