All posts by Philipe Schoene Roura
Those Damn Yankees
The title of this editorial borrows from the 1958 film “Damn Yankees,” which was later retitled “What Lola Wants” in the United Kingdom. On this occasion, perhaps a more apt retitling would be “What Judge Swain Wants...
- Posted January 27, 2022
Person of the Year – Judge Laura Taylor Swain
Her decisions will eventually determine, in large part, what Puerto Rico looks like over the next 20 years—and generations to come.
- Posted December 15, 2021
Nobody’s Fault But Ours
It would take Hurricane Maria to stress the importance of resilience in the face of disasters.
- Posted December 11, 2021
We the People Are the Pawns
The Title III bankruptcy proceedings enabled by the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (Promesa) are a bit like chess
- Posted December 2, 2021
Won’t You Take Me to… ‘Tatito Town’
Although the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (Promesa) is often criticized as the “Lawyer Relief Act”—for instance, Proskauer Rose partner Martin Bienenstock was forced to reduce his billable hours from $1,499 to $1,000—pobrecito; the...
- Posted July 22, 2021
The Fight for Hispanic America in 2020 General Election
Georgia, Pennsylvania and Nevada on everyone's mind
- Posted November 5, 2020
Editorial: Captain America Throws His Mighty Shield
'If Pedro Pierluisi were to become governor, would he succeed in convincing a new 'junta' that he can manage the reconstruction of Puerto Rico...'
- Posted October 16, 2020
Status issue underpins Puerto Rico plank in DNC Platform
Political gamesmanship molds language regarding island’s self-determination
- Posted August 18, 2020
LUMA Enters Power Utility T&D Gauntlet
Appetite for Generation Assets to be Gauged in Coming RFQ Phase
- Posted July 9, 2020
FOMB Chairman Carrión and Board Member García Resign
Vacancies Portend Political Gamesmanship in Replacement Process
- Posted July 1, 2020