Tag Archives: Melba Acosta

Roundup: Cate Long & Gil Hall Discuss This Week’s News & Events in Puerto Rico

In this week’s roundup show, Cate Long and Gil Hall  discuss and analyze events from Puerto Rico. Topics include: A trial in federal court in San Juan regarding an unrelated tax matter (Walmart v. Puerto Rico) requires important figures in Alejandro García Padilla’s cabinet to testify under oath. GDB head Melba Acosta Febo testified on Tuesday. KPMG audit partner Ernesto …

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Luis Dávila Colón: PR default is imminent

The prominent Puerto Rican journalist and attorney Luis Dávila Colón said last Thursday he believes there will be a default on Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank bond payment of $354 million due on December 1, 2015. In an interview recorded with PRNewsRoundup.com’s Cate Long (@cate_long) and Gil Hall (@gillamhall), Dávila Colón (@davilacolon) said that  government officials “have decided not to pay–even the GOs–and …

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