Puerto Rico’s August 28-September 3, 2017 political week in tweets
Oversight Board looking to privatize electric power ASAP
— Caribbean Business (@CaribBusiness) August 31, 2017
The Oversight Board has set its sights on a privatization of the electric utility in Puerto Rico as soon as it is possible.
Lack of transparency
— Pasquines (@Pasquines_US) August 31, 2017
The Espacios Abiertos groups uncovered a crass lack of transparency in the reports of the Oversight Board for conflicts of interests.
PRSSA Elections to happen with 3 month delay
We would like to announce the process for the 2017 Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association National Board… https://t.co/wVGzkkvqr0
— PRSSA (@prssa) August 27, 2017
The Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association has finally announced their elections date, 3 months after their constitution mandates it.
Government sued by Oversight Board over furloughs
— Caribbean Business (@CaribBusiness) August 28, 2017
As expected, courts will have the final say over the Oversight Board’s authority to implement furloughs.
Creditors seek to lift lawsuit stay
— CoffeeisforClosers (@Coffeeisforclo1) August 29, 2017
Puerto Rico creditors are trying to get courts to lift the stay on lawsuits enabled by PROMESA, much to the Oversight Board’s opposition.