More austerity for Puerto Rican people

Re-posted from Dear Kitty. Some blog: More austerity (budget cuts) in Puerto Rico. More:

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

Puerto Rican Austerity Measures Target Public Education

5 August 2015

Public education in Puerto Rico will be reeling under the harsh austerity measures adopted by the island’s government. Even though per capita spending on education is 20% less than in the continental U.S., mass layoffs of teachers and closing of schools is being contemplated. If this occurs, it will increase the gap between private and public education. However, mass protests can be expected against such measures. teleSUR interviews San Francisco-based Puerto Rican educator David Diaz Muñoz.

By Rafael Azul:

More austerity for Puerto Rico

31 October 2015

Puerto Rico’s debt crisis poses the real threat of a “humanitarian crisis” according to testimony delivered on Thursday October 22 by US Treasury Department council, Antonio Weiss.

Weiss made the warning over the crisis in Washington’s Caribbean island colony in testimony to the Senate Committee on…

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