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Luis J. Valentín Ortiz

is a journalist with the Puerto Rico-based Center for Investigative Journalism.

Puerto Rico

Policy

Recycled proposals in Puerto Rico’s fiscal plans

Before and after Hurricane Maria, with or without the Fiscal Control Board, and under different party administrations, the proposals included in Puerto Rico's fiscal plans for the Island are pretty much alike.

Policy

The fantasy of the fiscal plan for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico goes from the short-term strategy of the year-by-year budgets to 5- to 10-year fiscal plans. And none of the exercises improves the fiscal and economic quagmire