“Banquete Total” …… a must read!! “Part II: Governor Luis Fortuño buys half the judges in Puerto Rico. ” …. SMH!!
“Banquete Total,” by journalist Jay Fonseca, is an excellent book. It reveals how every branch of Puerto Rico’s government – the governor, legislature, courts, and 78 mayors – all became completely corrupt. For several decades the island became a “complete banquet,” a bottomless buffet table for politicians…every one of whom should go to jail.
The book is so detailed that it needs a three-part series. The following article is Part II: Governor Luis Fortuño buys half the judges in Puerto Rico. Of all the politicians, Gov. Luís Fortuño is the first one who should go to jail.
$2.6 BILLION FOR “ORIENTATION” AND $1 BILLION FOR “PUBLICITY”
In four short years, Fortuño fired 30,000 public workers…and then handed out billions of dollars in private contracts to his own personal friends. This included:
- $2.6 billion for “orientation and training”
- $1 billion for “publicity”
- $849 million for “consulting fees”
- $414 million for…
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