Infrastructural Neglect & Social and Environmental Degradation

Infrastructural Neglect

Brianna Lee, “ Puerto Rico, Grappling With Potentially Historic Drought, Expands Water Rationing,” International Business Times, June 17, 2015.

Maritza Stanchich, “Dark Star: Puerto Rico Reels from 3-Day Blackout,Huffington Post, September 26, 2016.

Danica Coto “Overflowing landfills choke Puerto Rico amid economic crisisStar Tribune, April 21, 2017.

Mary Williams Walsh, “At Puerto Rico’s Power Company, a Recipe for Toxic Air, and Debt,” New York Times, February 15, 2016.\

Associated Press, “Puerto Rico Pushes to Privatize Public Services,” Fox News, April 20, 2017.

Danica Cotto “Report: Puerto Rico has worst drinking water violation rate” ABCnews May 10, 2017

Social & Environmental Degradation

Jan-Albert Hootsen, “Number of homeless continues to rise in Puerto Rico as island grapples with default,” Fox News, May 4, 2016.

Inter News Service, “Advierten sobre peligro de desahucio contra 54 mil familias de residenciales,” El Vocero, May 14, 2017.

Frances Robles, “Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island,” New York Times, May 6, 2017.

Luis F. Avilés, REPOSEÍDA,” 80 Grados, July 29, 2016.

Mario Mercado Diaz, “‘This Town is Dead’: the Long Decline of Arecibo, Puerto Rico,” CounterPunch, August 18, 2015.

Omar Alfonso, “Prometieron Empleos… y Trajeron Cenizas,” Centro de Periodismo Investigativo, March 8, 2016. [ENGLISH VERSION “Toxic Ash: A Caribbean Time Bomb”]

Carlos G. García-Quijano and Hilda Lloréns, “What rural, coastal Puerto Ricans can teach us about thriving in times of crisis,” The Conversation, May 30, 2017.