On Thursday, October 22, 2015, in New York City, Reorg Research hosted an animated panel discussion on the critical economic and political challenges facing Puerto Rico. The panel featured James Millstein, CEO of Millstein & Co. and Puerto Rico’s chief restructuring advisor, former Gov. Luis Fortuño and former International Monetary Fund officials Claudio Loser, director… Read more »
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Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream During his recent visit to Puerto Rico, possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush was asked his views about including Puerto Rico under Chapter 9 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, which allows bankruptcy filing for municipalities of states but not U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico. Legislation to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy… Read more »
Former Gov. Luis Fortuño spoke to the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce this week. Fortuño said that his tough financial cuts and transparency with Wall Street had succeeded in keeping at bay the downgrade to junk status that Puerto Rico’s bonds have recently faced. He spoke of the strict integrity and the realism of his… Read more »
“There must be a system in place that works,” said former Governor Luis Fortuno at the beginning of an interview on ABC’s Topline. Fortuno was speaking in response to a question on immigration reform. As a Puerto Rican and therefore a citizen of the United States, Fortuno is not an immigrant, but as a Hispanic… Read more »
Governor Luis Fortuno is calling for a special legislative session to pass a resolution urging President Obama and the U.S. Congress to take action on Puerto Rico’s decision to pursue statehood.
A new poll shows that incumbent Governor Luis Fortuno has taken the lead in the gubinatorial race with 47.2% of the vote. Challenger and Popular Democratic Party (PDP) member Garcia Padilla followed in second place with 41.5%, Independence candidate Commissioner Juan Dalmau Ramírez had 4% of the vote, and the three remaining candidates received 7.3%. The poll was conducted from October 19, 2012 to October 22,… Read more »
Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia is reporting that Governor Luis Fortuno (NPP) has has pulled even in the race for governor, coming within two percentage points of challenger Alejandro Garcia Padilla (PDP).
Puerto Rico’s first lady Luce Vela Fortuño introduced Ann Romney at the Republican Convention in Tampa last night, first highlighting Governor Luis Fortuño’s “success story of fiscal responsibility.. and compassionate attention to a social and faith-based agenda of unprecedented reach and consequence.”
Originally published in the Puerto Rico Herald in 2005. Puerto Rico already has an outstanding leader for statehood. This proven leader for statehood is not Pedro Rosselló. It is Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner.
Resident Commissioner Luis G. Fortuno, Response to Written Questions Submitted by Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Senate Energy Committee, November 15, 2006, p. 59. The fundamental problem with the Governor’s proposal is that it would invite Puerto Rico to choose a status proposal that is incompatible with the Constitution and basic laws and policies of the… Read more »