All posts by Center for Investigative Journalism
Puerto Rico’s Former FEMA Chief Moves to a Firm that Advises the Island’s Main Recovery Office
Michael Byrne was also VP of firm with largest recovery contract
- Posted August 22, 2019
The Players Behind the Companies Commissioned for Puerto Rico’s Recovery
Include firms that lack expertise or are involved in the fiscal crisis and others accused of breach of contract
- Posted August 14, 2019
The pillaging of Puerto Rico public funds behind the chat
Center for Investigative Journalism finds embezzlement, influence peddling and contracts awarded illegally
- Posted July 21, 2019
A Deadly Bacteria Has Killed People in Puerto Rico and Health Officials Didn’t Detect it
Leptospirosis is no stranger to Puerto Rico and research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that before people got sick after Hurricane Maria, health officials’ passive surveillance hampered the ability to detect and...
- Posted June 5, 2019
Center for Investigative Journalism: Rosselló administration delayed in restructuring Puerto Rico government
Hundreds of documents obtained by the Center for Investigative Journalism show the obstacles the government faces to achieve the projected savings and advance some of the structural reforms promoted by the Rosselló Nevares administration.
- Posted May 28, 2019
Government of Puerto Rico Drained the Guajataca Dam at the Height of the Drought
In the midst of the growing drought brought on by climate change, the fragmentation of responsibilities, the lack of monitoring and the inaction of the government of Puerto Rico, coupled with a "petition" to release water from...
- Posted April 24, 2019
Puerto Rico with a Big “Menu” for Opportunity Zones
Designation drops federal tax rate on investment in most Puerto Rico communities to 20%
- Posted March 8, 2019
Puerto Rico Gov’t Lacks Plan to Integrate Communities into ‘Opportunity Zones’
House Speaker Méndez says local legislation to enable the federal tax exemption program on the island to be approved in the first week of March, after being on conference committee since November.
- Posted March 4, 2019
Puerto Rico’s Energy Bureau Declares Sunnova’s Residential Solar Panel Lease Contracts Illegal
The oversight agency affirms that consumers can turn to it to claim their rights and orders the Texan corporation to establish a protocol to disclose complete information about its services. It also allows customers to object invoices....
- Posted February 19, 2019
Public power versus privatized power: the debate in Puerto Rico before and after Hurricane Maria
The World Bank says that there is practically no difference in services both sectors offer
- Posted January 25, 2019