Why the new debt relief bill won’t fix Puerto Rico’s financial woes
Fortune - 07/12/2016
In Puerto Rico’s hyper-partisan milieu, official holidays are saturated with deeply conflicting interpretations. Typically, Fourth of July commemorations follow a predictable pattern: pro-Commonwealth supporters celebrate it modestly, statehood advocates proclaim it the holiest day on their political calendar and revere it in grand fashion, and those favoring the island’s independence from the United States utilize the day to protest U.S. colonial rule. This year, though, things were different.