It finally happened.
For the past three months, I have been warning that the U.S. was preparing to establish a “Financial Control Board” over Puerto Rico.
I kept on warning about it. No one listened very seriously. Now it is about to happen.
According to the New York Times, Congressman Jeffrey D. Duncan has called for “a control board to take over the island’s beleaguered government.”
Duncan, a Republican congressman from South Carolina, is a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
In a letter to his fellow lawmakers, Duncan wrote that some “management changes” may be necessary on the island, and that “legislation to require the establishment of a financial control board…to put Puerto Rico back on the road to self-determination, may be needed.”
This is a masterpiece of political double talk. Duncan is telling the U.S…
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