NBC News reports on “Make America Great Again”

This week, NBC News reported on a new film called Make America Great Again.

Starring Angel “Chi Chi” Salazar (Scarface, 1983) it tells the story of Rogelio Yola, who arrives in New York City in search of the American dream.

But instead he finds a nightmare, when he is accused of being a “Dominican terrorist” and chased by ICE agents all over Washington Heights.

According to writer/director Nelson Denis, “Donald Trump dehumanizes people, which makes it easier to attack them. I want to put a human face on the issue of immigration and ICE arrests…and show the physical and emotional violence that people are suffering.”

The issue of ICE arrests and deportation is very personal to Denis. His own father was a supporter of Fidel Castro. Two weeks after the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, the FBI knocked on his door at 3 a.m. They grabbed his father and deported him to Cuba.

Denis was eight years old at the time. He never saw his father again.

Here is the NBC News article:


$43 million fraud at the Puerto Rico Energy and Power Authority

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In autumn of 2014, the Puerto Rico Energy and Power Authority (PREPA) hired a woman named Lisa Donahue as its “Chief Restructuring Officer.” Between September 2014 and August 2016, Donahue was paid $43 MILLION to restore PREPA’s “fiscal and operational health.”

Then in February 2017, Donahue simply resigned and walked away.

So what did Puerto Rico get for paying $43 million to Lisa Donahue?

Let’s go through the list…

           Was the PREPA debt resolved ?   NO.

           Did the electrical rates go down ?   NO.

           Was the PREPA infrastructure improved ?   NO.

           Has PREPA stopped the use of toxic sludge oil ?   NO.

           Was the debt service on PREPA’s debt been reduced ?   NO.

           Were the number, duration and severity of blackouts reduced ?   NO.

           Was anyone been jailed for “sludge oil kickbacks” from Petrobras ?   NO.

In fact, the electrical rates negotiated by Donahue went up another 15-20%, and the number of blackouts increased by 449% in 2014-2015 — precisely during the time period of Donahue’s employment.

And now, PREPA will be sold off to a series of private Wall Street financiers: the same financiers that helped drive PREPA, and the entire economy of Puerto Rico, into the gutter.


Clearly, Donahue was not “restructuring” PREPA for the benefit of electrical consumers.

A 15-20% rate hike over proved that, very convincingly.

Donahue got and shared $43 million for something…and here it is.

When the new Sheriff rode into town (the Financial Control Board) PREPA had all its audited financial statements — in neat little rows, and in accordance with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles).

PREPA’s illegal Triple A bonds, all issued between 2009 and 2013, did not appear as a 4 billion dollar Ponzi scheme in those financial statements — yet that is exactly what they were.


Instead, the bonds were all SEC compliant, and Dept. of Justice approved.

Lisa Donahue helped to 1) whitewash PREPA for decades of corruption and mismanagement, and 2) shield Wall Street from any major inquiries or indictments.

She reconciled the books so professionally, that an entire generation of journalists will now apologize for dreaming that Caleb Brett Labs would falsify 600 oil analysis reports; or that the PPD and PNP would poison their own people with toxic sludge oil; or that William Clark, or Luis Fortuño, or anyone would take bribes from a fuel oil cartel.



In the end, Lisa Donahue performed the role of Harvey Keitel in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction.

Donahue was a cleaner.


For a history of the War Against All Puerto Ricans, read the book…

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s ColonyBuy it Now

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Ex-governor Luis Fortuño should go to JAIL for destroying, and then selling, PREPA

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PREPA (the Puerto Rico Electrical and Power Authority) may soon be sold to Wall Street. Some call this “privatization.” Others call it a felony. In this second group, is a Puerto Rico politician named Manuel Natal Albelo.

Natal Albelo is a member of the Puerto Rico legislature.

According to him, the political party (PNP) that is selling PREPA is the one that destroyed it…and committed FRAUD to do it.

He recently spoke clearly and forcefully, about who stole from PREPA…how much they stole…

And who should be going to jail.


Rep. Natal Albelo declares that Luis Fortuño should be in jail


We salute the clarity and commitment of Rep. Natal Albelo.

There was a multi-billion dollar theft in Puerto: so finely engineered by Wall Street, so cleverly disguised by high-ranking politicians, that the people of Puerto Rico were not even aware. The entire island now will now pay for these criminals, with a “privatized” energy system…

Owned by Wall Street, and brokered by the same politicians that stole it.

According to Albelo, the TOP engineer was ex-Governor Luis Fortuño: who buried Puerto Rico under more debt — $16.4 billion in just four years — than any other governor in the history of Puerto Rico.

Out of this historically high debt, over $4 billion was siphoned away for “sequential and derivative interest payments” from PREPA to Wall Street firms. In plain English, at PREPA, $4 billion disappeared into a fraudulent Ponzi Scheme.



This theft in broad daylight was cleverly executed and camouflaged, so that the PEOPLE of Puerto Rico would have to pay for it…

With a “privatized” energy system owned by Wall Street.

Unless of course, Rep. Manuel Natal Albelo and a few other patriots, insist on a complete investigation…and JAIL for the people who destroyed PREPA.


For a history of the War Against All Puerto Ricans, read the book…

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s ColonyBuy it Now

Si prefiere ver la página web en español por favor visite: http://www.guerracontratodoslospuertorriquenos

How Governor Ricky Roselló is STEALING Puerto Rico for Wall Street

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The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricky Roselló, recently announced his plan to “privatize” PREPA…in other words, to sell the island’s entire energy system to Wall Street.

The best way to assess this “privatization” plan, is to study how other plans have done. Have they benefited Puerto Rico?

These plans are often called P3s, or public private partnerships. The latest P3 was engineered by two governors from BOTH political parties: Alejandro Garcia Padilla (PPD) and Luis Fortuño (PNP). 

And now Gov. Ricky Roselló will pull off the EXACT same scam, by selling off PREPA.

Ricky Roselló, dancing while Puerto Rico burns

Fortuño and Garcia Padilla used the island’s most profitable highway, PR-22, in order to steal $1.25 BILLION DOLLARS for Goldman Sachs and Abertis Corporation.

Here is how…

PR-22, aka José de Diego Expressay, is 51 miles long. It runs from Santurce to Hatillo, passes through San Juan, and is the island’s busiest highway. Every day, more vehicles pass through PR-22, than any other road in Puerto Rico.

The annual toll revenues from PR-22 are $85 million.

In 2011, Luis Fortuño turned PR-22 into a “public private partnership” (aka “P3”) with Goldman Sachs and a Spanish corporation named Abertis.

This P3 gave Goldman Sachs and Abertis a 40-year lease on PR-22 and PR-5, for which they would receive 50% of the toll revenues (roughly $1.8 billion) in exchange for a $1.4 billion investment, for a profit of approximately $400 million.


The ROI (return on investment) on this deal seemed reasonable…but now in 2016, the deal suddenly changed.

In the immortal words of Johnny Guitar Watson, “Somebody doing something slick…downtown.”

Five years into the deal, in April 2016, Gov. Garcia Padilla quietly altered the initial contract.


Under the new terms, in exchange for an additional investment of only $115 million, the governor decreased the island’s revenue share on PR-22 from 50% to 25%, and extended the lease term for an additional 10 years.

So for 35 years, Goldman/Abertis will receive an additional 25% annually…


For 10 new additional years, they will receive 75% of 85 million.

The math works out like this:

25% additional of $85 million per year x 35 years = 21 x 35 = $735 million


75% of 85 million x 10 years = 63 x 10 = $630 million

The total added revenue is thus $1,365,000,000 ($1.365 billion), on an investment of $115 million…for a new, additional profit of $1.25 BILLION.

Did you hear about this?

I certainly didn’t.

Somebody doing something slick…downtown.


Eight months after this “New Deal” for Goldman Sachs and Abertis, in December 2016, a little news item emerged in Caribbean Business. Luis Fortuño had been named onto the board of directors of Abertis, because Abertis allegedly wanted “independent directors on its board…seasoned experts with a variety of professional profiles.”

Fortuño is certainly seasoned.

He marinated himself in public debt, during his brief stint as governor, by “borrowing” $16 billion from Wall Street. In just 4 years, Fortuño “borrowed” more money from Wall Street, than any other governor in Puerto Rican history.

$9 billion of that money was spent on “private contracts” which, to this day, have not been accounted for.

So at the precise moment that a new $1.25 billion scam goes public, one of the key players hires Fortuño for a “board membership” that will provide elegant vacations to Spain for Fortuño’s family, and hefty board fees to Fortuño.

Fortuño was bribed – some would say “hired” – to provide Abertis and Goldman Sachs with additional influence over the PROMESA Financial Control Board (FCB), which is supposed to “investigate” these questionable deals.


Puerto Rico allegedly “owes” $72 billion, and the FCB was created to “help them” pay it.

One of the best ways to do this is to investigate, annul and even prosecute any questionable deals which provide extraordinary and unexplainable profits to a few individuals and private entities, at the expense of the entire Commonwealth.

The PROMESA Control Board did not investigate or prosecute this $1.25 BILLION DOLLAR SCAM… which involved a foreign corporation, a US investment bank, and two governors from both major parties in Puerto Rico.

And now, a NEW P3 scam will devour the island’s energy system. The “privatization” of PREPA will not be a P3.

It will be a P5: a Public Private Partnership for the Plunder of Puerto Rico.

The $300 million Whitefish contract was just a dress rehearsal.


For a history of the War Against All Puerto Ricans, read the book…

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s ColonyBuy it Now

Si prefiere ver la página web en español por favor visite: http://www.guerracontratodoslospuertorriquenos

PREPA…The entire electrical grid of Puerto Rico…sold by FRAUD to Wall Street

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Now that PREPA is targeted for privatization, we should all know how it got there.

We should know that the political party (PNP) that is selling PREPA is the one that destroyed it…and committed FRAUD to do it.

Just HOW did they destroy it? What was the fraud?

The answer, and the evidence, is astonishingly clear. The information appears RIGHT IN THE WEB SITE of the Puerto Rico Electrical and Power Authority (PREPA) !

The web site shows how three billion dollars were stolen “for the benefit of the financial community.” And now, Governor Roselló will reward Wall Street…for their own theft.

This theft in broad daylight was cleverly engineered, so that the people of Puerto Rico will have to pay for it…with a “privatized” energy system that will be owned by Wall Street.


The shocking information appears in every PREPA bond offering from 2010 to 2013, while Luis Fortuño was governor.

Luis Fortuño, man of the people

In the current PREPA website, seven bond instruments are fully visible:








All seven of them state, in their “Plan of Financing” sections, that the bonds will be used to “refinance” the existing debt, to “capitalize” current interest, and to “pay future” interest.

Some of the bonds claim that they’ll also “fund capital improvements.” But in June 2015, the legislature of Puerto Rico issued a 23-page report…which found that only 15% of the funds were ever used for capital improvements from 2004 to 2008, and only 18% from 2009 to 2012.

The rest was used to pay interest – and only interest – on the prior PREPA bonds. In other words, during the administration of Luis Fortuño, nearly 85% of all PREPA borrowing was used to pay interest to Wall Street.


Simple arithmetic shows the following: the seven bonds totaled $3.67 billion, and 18% of this is $660 million. Therefore, over $3 billion (3.67 billion minus 660 million) of these funds were used to pay off the interest on pre-existing debt.

As of today, the outstanding principal on the PREPA bonds is still unpaid. The total comes to $9 billion, and the people of Puerto Rico will be forced to pay it.

How will they pay it?

Here is a hint: negotiations are already underway with PREPA bondholders, which include yet another hike in electricity rates. From 2017 through 2018, these rates are scheduled to increase by 22%…even though electricity rates in Puerto Rico are already 300% higher than in New York.


The numbers are very clear.

As shown above, from 2010 to 2013 – during the administration of Luis Fortuño – Puerto Rico issued over Three Billion Dollars in PREPA debt, to pay interest to people on Wall Street.

Fortuño was hailed in the US corporate press, and by Republicans in Washington, as a great “government reformer.” He now makes millions of dollars as a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Steptoe & Johnson.

Fortuño also has the gall to write articles in Fox News, such as this one: Puerto Rico has a Spending Problem.

And now the people of Puerto Rico will pay…for Luis Fortuño’s $16 billion in Wall Street borrowing, and his $3 billion “reform” at PREPA.

They will pay with an energy system, that is sold to Wall Street.

Thanks to the politicians of Puerto Rico, the island’s energy will be owned by Wall Street.

For a history of the War Against All Puerto Ricans, read the book…

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s ColonyBuy it Now

Si prefiere ver la página web en español por favor visite: http://www.guerracontratodoslospuertorriquenos

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