Why did Puerto Rico’s government fail to distribute the aid, and could the incident affect future disbursements of federal funds for the U.S. territory?
On August 1st, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “The Last Straw: Puerto Rico After ‘Ricky Leaks’” with Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, José A. Delgado, and Pedro Reina Pérez. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, gave opening remarks and moderated the event.
What are the underlying factors that led to protests against Rosselló, and how likely are they to succeed in pushing the governor to resign?
“Puerto Rico 2019: What Lies Ahead?” brought together a panel of experts on economics, fiscal issues, and energy policy to discuss the current state of Puerto Rico’s recovery and its future prospects.