4 October 2017 | The condition of the infrastructure on the island is the product not only of the economic crisis that Puerto Rico has been trapped in for more than a decade, but even more so of the criminal (...)
1 October 2017 | In an interview with Left Voice, Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier describes on-the-ground organizing and conditions in Puerto Rico, considering the political implications of disaster capitalism’s (...)
Francisco J. Fortuño Bernier
8 September 2017 | The path of recovery in the aftermath of Irma, in the context of unresolved economic crisis on the island.
25 May 2017 | Puerto Rico is facing its most severe crisis since it was militarily captured and turned into a colony by the U.S. in 1898. The Island has been in economic recession for more than a decade, (...)
6 September 2016 | On July 1, Obama passed the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) and the Puerto Rican government virtually defaulted on the nearly $2 billion in bond payments (...)
7 November 2015 | Imperialism seeks to prevent another Greek scenario. In Congress, Obama requested legislative reforms to clear the way for Puerto Rico to undergo bankruptcy processes. The republicans, who (...)
10 July 2015 | Puerto Rico, the unincorporated U.S. territory, declares itself bankrupt and claims that the public debt is unpayable. The government of García Padilla, Puerto Rico's President, says that Puerto (...)