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Puerto Rico: Paradise Lost

Richard Finger | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Richard Finger

Puerto Rico labors under a debt load so burdensome it is little more than a patient on life support. The official public debt burden stands at $73.5 billion but there are an additional $38 billion of unfunded pension and public healthcare liabilities.


Greg Acevedo | Posted 02.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Greg Acevedo

As a Puerto Rican, I find it amusing when the U.S. tries to instruct other nations in the practice of democracy (See: Libya and Iraq). Before the U.S. instructs other nations on the practice of democracy, it must re-think its policy in Puerto Rico.