Private interests’ influence over banking consumes, rather than sustains, the public good.
The island's own government borrowed billions of dollars to pay its bills, a practice that Puerto Rico's current governor, Ricardo Rosselló, now calls "a big Ponzi scheme."
Act Out! [146-p2] - Puerto Rico Part Two: Road Blocks to Recovery, Those Clearing a Path & Lessons to Learn
This week on Act Out! Special part two episode about Puerto Rico.
Act Out!  - Puerto Rico Part 1: The Disaster is the Colony, FEMA is the problem + Aid On the Ground
This week on Act Out! A special two-part episode all on Puerto Rico.
Eclipsing previous costs for natural catastrophes, the disasters in 2017 caused $306 billion in total damage, with 16 events that caused more than $1 billion in damage each, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Vital supplies are stuck in ports and warehouses because of a logistical breakdown.