Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA was recently featured on NBC Latino speaking on Puerto Rico. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Debt Bill Pays Some Attention to Puerto Rico's High Child Poverty Rate
By: Suzanne Gamboa
"In an interview with NBC Latino before the bill’s passage, LeCompte said it was key to first put in place the tools needed to put Puerto Rico on a path to fiscal stability and to get started on its debt restructuring. The restructuring would help stave off further austerity measures that have been taken as the fiscal crisis has worsened, because that has created tougher conditions for children already living in poverty."
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