Even after a “haircut” on COFINA bonds, Wall Street vulture funds and their army of lawyers and lobbyists stand to make hundreds of millions of dollars through Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring.
A pesar de los recortes en los bonos de COFINA, los fondos buitres de Wall Street, con sus ejércitos de abogados y cabilderos, estarán haciendo cientos de millones de dólares mediante el acuerdo de restructuración de la deuda de Puerto Rico.
En Puerto Rico, la deuda de COFINA está siendo restructurada y los bonistas de Wall Street están asegurando miles de millones en ganancias.
Puerto Rico’s COFINA debt is being restructured, and Wall Street bondholders stand to rake in billions from the deal. (This is part one of a two-part series on the debt restructuring deal).
As public pressure grows against those profiting from the incarceration of immigrant families, we look at the politicians taking money from these corporations and their executives.
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