As some 250,000 Puerto Ricans are without power 5 mos after Hurricane Maria—the longest blackout in US history—the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is cutting its operating reserve to save money, as govt plans privatizing it. "This puts the economic development of the country in private hands."
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"If this is not disaster economics and this is not setting the stage for commercialization of services that are there to promote equality, I don't know what is."


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