Close to 55,000 families in Puerto Rico are reportedly in foreclosure nine months after Hurricane Maria struck the island.
Democracy Now discussed this land-grab by wealthy investors with Naomi Klein, author of the new book “The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists.”
Democracy Now also interviewed Katia Avilés-Vázquez, a Puerto Rican environmental activist and member of Organización Boricuá de Agricultura Ecológica, and Elizabeth Yeampierre, executive director of UPROSE and co-chair of the Climate Justice Alliance.
(Sources: Democracy Now)
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