SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico is beautiful. From sandy beaches to vibrant Old San Juan.
But inside the capitol – it’s a different story.
The island is in crisis mode and lawmakers need to figure out how to solve so many problems.
Billions in debt, junk bond status, high unemployment, poverty, crime, and a pension system in peril.
Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro reports from San Juan, and interviews high-profile Puerto Rican politicians, including Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla, Former Governor Luis Fortuno, and Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi.