Press Conference: Archbishop, Religious Leaders Release Statement on Puerto Rico Debt, Disaster Aid and Pensions

WHAT: Puerto Rico's oversight board and court bankruptcy process convened in San Juan this week. Teachers voted on pension agreements through Wednesday and last week President Trump authorized additional disaster aid for Puerto Rico. On Friday, at a press conference Archbishop Roberto González Nieves, Bible Society General Secretary Heriberto Martínez and religious leaders will release a statement on Puerto Rico debt, disaster aid and pensions.

WHO: Reverend Heriberto Martínez, General Secretary, Puerto Rico Bible Society; Reverend Enrique Camacho, Director, Cáritas de Puerto Rico; Eric LeCompte, Executive Director, Jubilee USA Network

WHEN: 11: 00 AM – 11:30 AM ET Friday, June 14

WHERE:  San Juan Bautista Cathedral
  151 Calle del Cristo
   San Juan, PR 00902

To RSVP, please contact Kate Zeller at kate@jubileeusa.org or (503) 936-7553

Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 US organizations and 700 faith communities working with 50 Jubilee global partners. Jubilee builds an economy that serves, protects and promotes the participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA has won critical global financial reforms and more than $130 billion in debt relief to benefit the world's poorest people. www.jubileeusa.org

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