In this episode of Real America With Jorge Ramos, Jorge Ramos travels to Puerto Rico to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. He explores what life is really like for millions of Puerto Ricans who are coping to live without daily necessities like power and water.
Whitefish Energy’s contract to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid, surreptitiously signed six days after Hurricane Maria hit the island, is proving to be even shadier than previously reported. While the Montana-based company’s $300 million deal has since been canceled, their work continues on the island until Nov. 30,…
The $300-million contract may be cancelled, but the saga of Whitefish Energy’s involvement with restoring Puerto Rico’s grid is far from over.
Update, 4:30 p.m.: Several news sources are reporting that Puerto Rico’s power authority will move to cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy following several damaging news reports and a call Sunday by the governor to revoke the deal.
Concerns over the mysterious agreement signed between the little-known Whitefish Energy company and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority were validated on Thursday night after a copy of the contract was leaked.
On Monday, The Washington Post reported that Whitefish Energy, a tiny Montana-based company with clear connections to the Trump administration, had secured a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz harshly criticized the recent news that tiny Montana-based firm Whitefish Energy has been awarded a no-bid contract worth hundreds of million of dollars to repair Puerto Rico’s devastated electrical grid.