All posts by John Mudd
Fundamental Changes Puerto Rico Needs
We need a comprehensive amendment to the Constitution
- Posted October 25, 2018
[Column] Brewster’s Billions: A Hollywood Comedy gets Underway in Puerto Rico
Spending money in the hopes of that you will get the $4.9 billion is no way to govern
- Posted April 12, 2018
[Column] The Board’s Feigned Attempt at Transparency
Bondholders continue to file motions seeking discovery on the data upon which fiscal plans are based
- Posted February 16, 2018
[COLUMN] Et tu, Ricky and José?
100 more years of colonialism and discrimination rather than having to pay Puerto Rico’s debt
- Posted December 20, 2017
[Column] Oversight Board’s Strategy Being Tested
The clear intent of Congress was for PROMESA to encourage consensual negotiations between Puerto Rico and its creditors
- Posted July 18, 2017
May 1: Days Away
Obviously, the situation between bondholders and the government is very fluid, but below is a quick recap of where things stand at the time of this writing. Reports are that on April 13, 2017, mediation began between...
- Posted April 28, 2017
Fiscal Oversight Board appeals Judge Besosa’s decision
On Nov. 28, 2016, the Financial Oversight & Management Board filed a notice of appeal in the Altair case at federal district court. Its purpose is for the First Circuit Court of Appeals to revoke Judge Francisco...
- Posted December 2, 2016
Is Gov. García Padilla Violating Promesa?
Two weeks ago, the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) bond trustee, U.S. Bank Trust National Association, filed a lawsuit against UPR and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, alleging that Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is illegally diverting tuition...
- Posted September 8, 2016