What is The Economic Recovery Initiative – Puerto Rico? We are business leaders who value the special relationship that exists between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico.

Congress and the Trump Administration must take steps to restore stability to the island.

The crisis could be extremely costly for the people of Puerto Rico and U.S. taxpayers alike.


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By John D. Sutter, CNN Puerto Rico (CNN)Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrecked this Caribbean island. “Where are you??” the 18-year-old wrote at 11:32 a.m. “Mami call me it’s important.” Cellular networks in Puerto Rico were still damaged after the… read more

By Jennifer Ryan Jones, The Manual Now more than ever, it’s time to visit Puerto Rico. The hotels are open, the beaches are breathtaking, and the food is delicioso. And no, you won’t be in the way of the ongoing effort to rebuild the island after the awful hurricane season of 2017. In fact, your… read more

By Carlo Versano, Cheddar Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island is primed for a tourism comeback, said Mark Ellwood, a contributing editor for Condé Nast Traveler. “I think it’s reassuringly much better, especially in San Juan,” Ellwood said Tuesday in an interview on Cheddar. “It’s about 90 percent there.” The… read more

By Jessica Campisi and Jaquetta White, CNN Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, officials there say power has been restored to most of the island’s residents. Of the nearly 1.4 million customers who lost electric service after the storm, just 25 remain in the dark, the island’s electric provider tweeted… read more

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN A number of potential 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are behind a bill that would allow Puerto Rico to terminate its $73 billion in debt. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, and Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, introduced a bill Wednesday that would give the US territory a way out of its… read more