ROUNDUP: Gustavo Velez & Gil Hall Discuss Recent News & Events in Puerto Rico

by Gil Hall,
Posted: 20160405 17012

Please note: this week’s roundup show was recorded on Saturday, the 3rd of April 2016, prior to Senate Bill 1591’s being introduced on 4th of April

In this week’s round-up show, Gustavo Velez and Gil Hall discuss and analyze events from Puerto Rico. Topics include:

Government Development Bank

  • recent extraordinary measures taken by the Puerto Rico governemnt and its political leadership
  • more on the leaks Thursday  that may have provoked Friday night’s after-hours press conference
  • are the Cooperativas in danger?

Control Board legislation

  •  why Gustavo thinks a control board is the right thing for Puerto Rico
  • Gustavo tells us why Puerto Rico’s politicians are so against the control board concept

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes  and Stitcher contact:
* Gil Hall: @gillamhall
Guest contact:
* Gustavo Velez: @gustavoVelezPR and via his website at

About Gil Hall

Currently writing book on PR crises. Working title: "Los Pertrechos: the Story of an Economy". Polyglot prone to prolixity in English, German &, Spanish. Based between San Juan and North Carolina. MBA/MHA.