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Opinion

Oversight Board Presents Report on Manufacturing Opportunities for Puerto Rico (press release) (The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, 8/4/20)

Manufacturing Opportunities for Puerto Rico: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (Report by the Boston Consulting Group, Inc. for the Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board, 8/4/20)

Puerto Rico Healthcare Manufacturing Strategy (Boston Consulting Group, 8/4/20)

FOMB 20th Public Board Meeting (The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, 8/4/20)

Rethinking Government: A new Commonwealth-Muni partnership (The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, Research and Policy Department, 6/17/20)

Written testimony of Natalie Jaresko, Executive Director, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, before the House Committee on Natural Resources (Written Testimony of Natalie Jaresko, 6/11/20)

Amid Pandemic, Puerto Rico Poised for Continued Pharma Growth: Island is home to 12 of the world’s top 20 grossing pharma companies (The Weekly Journal, 6/10/20)

Bring the Drug Industry Back to Puerto Rico (The Wall Street Journal, 5/20/20)

Puerto Rico is shovel-ready for the COVID-19 recovery (The Hill, 5/13/20)

Puerto Rico Can Help The U.S. End Its Dependence On Chinese Pharmaceutical Ingredients (Forbes, 3/16/20)

Coronavirus shows US needs to restore pharmaceutical production — in Puerto Rico (The New York Post, 3/7/20)

Just Wipe Out Public Debt! — Not a Solution for Puerto Rico or Anyone Else (MuniNet Guide, 2/22/20)

Puerto Rico’s exit from bankruptcy requires political leadership (The Bond Buyer, 2/20/20)

Letter to the Editor: PR Oversight Board has made progress in its mandates (The Bond Buyer, 1/28/20)

Hands Off Puerto Rico’s Effort to Modernize Its Electrical Grid (El Nuevo Dia, 12/18/19)

Significant step towards the island’s recovery (El Nuevo Dia, 12/11/19)

Federal uncertainty undermines local growth (El Nuevo Dia, 12/7/19)

Strengthening Puerto Rico’s preparedness is a shared task (El Nuevo Dia, 11/30/19)

Gov. Kevin Stitt should look at Puerto Rico’s Medicaid mess before he signs up Oklahoma for block grant funding (Tulsa World, 11/24/19)

Significant steps in debt restructuring (El Nuevo Dia, 11/23/19)

Forging infrastructure with a vision of future (El Nuevo Dia, 11/15/19)

Overcoming bureaucracy to achieve development (El Nuevo Dia, 10/30/19)

The power grid modernization is a priority (El Nuevo Dia, 10/28/19)

Puerto Rico Needs More Than Debt Restructuring: Real economic recovery requires additional federal intervention (Bloomberg, 10/15/19)

Will Puerto Rico Still Be Allowed to Govern Itself?: The Supreme Court will consider that question next week (The New York Times, 10/9/19)

Congress needs to enact a permanent, comprehensive Medicaid fix for Puerto Rico (The Hill, 10/5/19)

Social justice in Medicaid funds (El Nuevo Dia, 9/18/19)

Puerto Rico’s next crisis is coming, and only Congress can stop it (The Hill, 9/11/19)

China’s grip on pharmaceutical drugs is a national security issue (The Washington Post, 9/10/19)

Puerto Rico’s people, new leadership have the power to put the island on a path forward (The Hill, 9/4/19)

It is time to act for the well-being of Puerto Rico (El Nuevo Dia, 9/4/19)

Puerto Rico’s financial woes are hurting US infrastructure (CNN Business, 8/29/19)

The Stabilization of the Government of Puerto Rico and PROMESA (Law.com, 8/1/19)

The political leadership turns its back on Puerto Rico (El Nuevo Dia, 7/30/19)

Puerto Rico: Increased federal control is not the solution (The Hill, 7/27/19)

A new beginning for Puerto Rico (El Nuevo Dia, 7/25/19)

Reducing Puerto Rican Corruption Requires Not Just A New Governor But Fresh U.S. Oversight (The Federalist, 7/24/19)

Puerto Rico deserves better than Rosselló (The Orlando Sentinel, 7/23/19)

Puerto Rico must recover governance (El Nuevo Dia, 7/15/19)

Put Puerto Rico first (El Nuevo Dia, 7/14/19)

People should be served with decency and transparency (El Nuevo Dia, 7/12/19)

It is imperative to address the burden of corruption (El Nuevo Dia, 7/11/19)

Puerto Rico: Radical Transparency for Economic Recovery (Caribbean Business, 7/11/19)

Puerto Rico must persevere in its recovery (El Nuevo Dia, 6/30/19)

The Far-Reaching Effects if Puerto Rico Snubs Precedent and the Rule of Law (Caribbean Business, 6/26/19)

It is urgent to build confidence and government stability (El Nuevo Dia, 6/25/19)

Give Americans in Puerto Rico the health care they deserve (The Hill, 6/24/19)

Fiscal balance would contribute to the island’s credibility (El Nuevo Dia, 6/11/19)

Shortchanging the territories in Medicaid funding (The Hill, 5/23/19)

Retroactive recovery affects the island’s credibility (El Nuevo Dia, 5/15/19)

An important step for Puerto Rico’s energy future (El Nuevo Dia, 5/7/19)

Governor’s Proposal Would Stabilize, Improve Puerto Rico’s Medicaid Program (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 5/3/19)

Puerto Rico’s Medicaid Program Needs an Ongoing Commitment of Federal Funds (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 4/22/19)

Medicaid cliff is newest crisis in Puerto Rico (The Orlando Sentinel, 4/11/19)

To save America’s crumbling infrastructure, we need to build a better bridge (The Hill, 4/10/19)

Congress must step up to help Puerto Rico (The Washington Post, 4/5/19)

Healthcare should be part of the development agenda (El Nuevo Dia, 4/4/19)

The First Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on ‘Assured’ Should be Reheard or Reversed; Recent Ruling Sends a Harsh Message to Municipal Bond Market (Muni Net Guide, 4/3/19)

2019 Medicaid funding cliff could cause mass migration from Puerto Rico (The Hill, 3/30/19)

Puerto Rico has to rebuild its credibility (El Nuevo Dia, 3/18/19)

How Puerto Rico’s financial storm is washing over the mainland (Quartz, 3/8/19)

Why the latest reversal of Puerto Rico’s Title III Court Matters (The Bond Buyer, 2/22/19)

Puerto Rico must continue moving forward (El Nuevo Dia, 2/20/19)

COFINA Agreement is a key step in debt restructuring (El Nuevo Dia, 2/6/19)

Puerto Rico’s Repudiation of General Obligation Bonds (MuniNet Guide, 2/5/19)

The major challenge is to attract investment (El Nuevo Dia, 1/31/19)

The economic agenda should boost confidence (El Nuevo Dia, 1/30/19)

Fact Check: Puerto Rico’s Per Capita Debt (1/15/19)

Puerto Rico can re-enchant the world (El Nuevo Dia, 1/11/19)

The 116th Congress opens with opportunities for the island (El Nuevo Dia, 1/3/19)

We should work together for the benefit of the island (El Nuevo Dia, 12/20/18)

Don’t blame Puerto Rico’s poor economy on hurricanes (The Washington Post, 12/17/18)

New Congress, same issues for Puerto Rico (The Hill, 12/5/18)

Who Examines The Fee Examiner? (Caribbean Business, 12/7/18)

What can the Oversight Board do? (El Nuevo Dia, 12/5/18)

Arbitrary Act 154 Assumptions in Latest Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico (12/4/18)

Federal funds are vital for social and economic investment (El Nuevo Dia, 11/30/18)

A Wake-Up Call For Others – The Lessons Learned And To Be Remembered From Puerto Rico’s Distress And Promesa (Opinion) (MuniNet Guide, 11/21/18)

PREPA’s Privatization, A Rainbow Unicorn (Opinion) (Forbes, 11/7/18)

Fundamental Changes Puerto Rico Needs (Caribbean Business, 10/25/18)

Editorial: Puerto Rico should find a way out of fiscal paralysis (El Nuevo Dia, 10/24/18)

Editorial: Corruption undermines revitalization efforts (El Nuevo Dia, 10/18/18)

Unrealistic Medicaid and Other Assumptions Result in Flawed Puerto Rico Fiscal Plans (10/11/18)

Why conflicted consultants prove costly for Puerto Rico (The Bond Buyer, 10/4/18)

Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Plans Are Not Helping It Improve (Forbes, 9/24/18)

Opinion, Arthur Laffer: Puerto Rico’s ‘shortsighted’ fiscal plan totally ‘misses the mark’ (CNBC, 3/2/18)

Opinion, A. W. Maldonado: Should Puerto Rico pay its debt? (Caribbean Business, 2/20/18)