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June, 2017

  • 30 June

    PROMESA Board’s 8th Meeting 

    20170630 0852Sheraton Hotel, Convention Center, San Juan PR By Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com   A year after President Obama signed landmark legislation that created a 7-member board to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future, the year’s relatively stagnant pace has become something of a race.  (Whether or not the changes underway are “enough”, or are even of the “right …

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May, 2017

March, 2017

  • 13 March

    Long-term Fiscal Growth Plan approved in fifth PR Control Board meeting

    gil@prnewsroundup.com Published: 20170313 1558 Updated: 20170313 165732 In its fifth meeting, held today in New York, the board created by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances voted unanimously to adopt a long-term fiscal plan. The “Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico” released late today is a version of the plan plan publicly proposed by Governor Roselló in February that was modified to address concerns the Board …

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January, 2017

November, 2016

  • 28 November

    Índice para el audio de la tercera reunión de la Junta de Control Fiscal para PR

    por Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Note: the English-language post explaining the audio index is here. En la última reunión de cinco horas y media de la Junta de Control Fiscal para Puerto Rico se han tratado de muchos tópicos. Para aquellos de nosotros que estudiamos PR, fue fascinante. Por los demás, para Juan del Pueblo … bueno … probablemente no existen …

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  • 22 November

    Audio index for Control Board meeting audio streams available in EN and ES

    by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Date published: 20161122 174316 The PR Control Board’s 5½-hour meeting on Friday covered a tremendous amount of territory. For those of us who study PR and PR debt it was spell-binding. By contrast, the civilian population out there …  well …  there probably aren’t many things they’d find more boring. Not without reason: boring things are often unimportant things. Sometimes, though, in the …

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  • 22 November

    FULL STORY: Control Board announces guidelines; governor says he won’t follow them

    by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Date published: 20161122 094736 The bulk of the marathon third meeting of the eight-member Control Board tasked by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future was testimony from stakeholders, though there were also major policy announcements made. In the course of the five-and-a-half hour meeting held Friday at the Conquistador Resort in Fajardo, PR …

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  • 20 November

    FULL STORY: Big take-aways from Control Board’s November 18, 2016 meeting

    by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Posted: 20161121 084526 The bulk of the marathon third meeting of the eight-member Control Board tasked by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future was testimony from stakeholders, though there were also major policy announcements made. The big take-aways were: 1. The PR government’s liquidity is bad and likely to get worse. 2. The Board …

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  • 18 November

    by Gil Hall gil@prnewsroundup.com Fajardo, PR – 20161118 083545 The Control Board appointed by the US Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future meet today for the third time in Fajardo, PR at the Conquistador Hotel. The meeting starts at 7:30ET and will be broadcast live on the Board’s website. http://juntasupervision.pr.gov/Pages/Webcast-en-Vivo.aspx The documents to be discussed at today’s …

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