Puerto Rico: a Junta By Any Other Name
Cruz Díaz, Miguel A.http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/28/a-junta-by-any-other-name/
Date Written: 28/04/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19263
Empire is once again fashionable. The financial crisis that is presently gutting the island of Puerto Rico plays out like the world's worst case of botched assisted suicide. The sell of its municipal funds and its constitutionally guaranteed promise of repayment to investors has plunged the island into a very precarious situation for its millions of citizens and the opportunity of a lifetime for hedge fund vultures.