Puerto Rico to Receive New Disaster Relief, but Colonial Status Prevents  Economic Recovery

June 7, 2019

Congress passed a new disaster relief bill, to provide Puerto Rico an additional $1.4 billion. But colonial status, a financial oversight board with conflict of interest, and unfavorable laws ensure that the Island remains mired in poverty

Congress passed a new disaster relief bill, to provide Puerto Rico an additional $1.4 billion. But colonial status, a financial oversight board with conflict of interest, and unfavorable laws ensure that the Island remains mired in poverty


Puerto Rico to Receive New Disaster Relief, but Colonial Status Prevents  Economic Recovery

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