Eric LeCompte Cited in Common Dreams

Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA was recently cited in Common Dreams speaking on Puerto Rico. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.

White House: When Trump Says "Wipe Out" Puerto Rico's Debt That Doesn't Mean "Bail Them Out"

By: Andrea Germanos 

"Eric LeCompte, executive director of the religious development organization Jubilee USA, has also argued that the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria was worsened by the debt crisis.

'Puerto Rico can't recover with the debt it has,' he said. 'Puerto Rico was already undergoing a bankruptcy process that was going to substantially cut the island's debt. Now that bankruptcy process needs to access the hurricane damage and cancel even more of the debt,' he said."

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