Puerto Rico's Debt Debate Overlooks Human Costs

By Leani García

As pundits debate debt restructuring and spending cuts, it's Puerto Rico's elderly and underserved that are suffering.

Imagine that you only have access to running water every three days. That’s not so bad, given the government’s plans in response to an extreme summer drought to shut down tap water completely for up to four days at a time. To add insult to injury, imagine you still have to pay for the tap water you don’t receive, and that bottled water is subject to a...

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