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Protests Greet Puerto Rico Control Board

(Photo: AP/Ricardo Arduengo) Puerto Rico's capitol in San Juan “ No to these asshole promises! This is slavery! Stop pillaging Puerto Rico!” These shouts from dozens of protesters last Friday dominated the first public meeting in Manhattan of Puerto Rico’s fiscal control board, created by the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, or PROMESA. Congress passed the act in June in response to Puerto Rico’s debt crisis.
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