Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by Lunar Cycle, Sep 20, 2017.
Really? Care to expound?
We are always have blackouts somewhere in the country. Even if you happen to be attached to a 24 hr circuit. Just the other day I had to have a microwave and refrigerator fixed to to power surges. Transformer was putting out 190 volts on a 110v circuit, then we were out for around 24 hr before was fixed. Continually under supplied lots of this is due to theft or entire barrios without meters. Plus I would guess that a lot of the infrastructure was put in during Trujillo's time and has not been upgraded.
Thanks for sharing.
Revised Puerto Rico fiscal plan taps federal budget money
By Hilary Russ
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello released a revised fiscal plan on Tuesday that will use $18 billion of additional money from the U.S. federal budget to transform the bankrupt island's deficit into a $3.4 billion surplus within six years ...
FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during an interview in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo
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Half of Puerto Rico’s housing was built illegally. Then came Hurricane Maria
BY ANDRES VIGLUCCI
Gladys Peña built a home the way many thousands of people in Puerto Rico, maybe most, did for decades: in makeshift fashion ...
Gladys Peña, member of Proyecto Enlace, in front of her damaged home near Caño Martín Peña.
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Puerto Rico Lawyer Warns of Power Shutdown If Loan Denied
Puerto Rico’s power company will begin shutting down as soon as Friday if it doesn’t receive a $1 billion loan from the territory’s central government, threatening to cause widespread electricity outages across the hurricane-devastated island, a lawyer for Puerto Rico told a U.S. judge.
Again sounds like problems in the DR campo regarding construction. And lots of the islands.
Puerto Rico to slash energy reserves amid cash shortfall
... William Rios, director of generation at Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority, said a plan to reduce its reserve by 450 megawatts will not affect customers and will help save $9 million a month.
FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2017 filw photo, barrio Patron resident Karina Santiago Gonzalez works on a small power plant in Morovis, Puerto Rico. A federal control board requested on Friday, Feb. 6, 2018, $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power
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