Can cryptocurrency save Puerto Rico?

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory already struggling with financial woes. Now, hundreds of entrepreneurs and cryptocurrency enthusiasts are headed to the island, hoping to rebuild it into a high-tech utopia. But are they just taking advantage of a vulnerable population?
Beme Note: An earlier version of this video had an incorrect photo of Jonathan Gonzalez.

Can DIY solar panels solve PR’s power crisis?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnIF8cNhVB4

SOURCES & FURTHER READING
Brett Scott’s UN Report
http://www.unrisd.org/brett-scott

Blockchain Conference in PR
https://blockchainunbound.com/

Government welcomes tech entrepreneurs
https://www.pcmag.com/news/359393/after-the-hurricanes-puerto-rico-eyes-a-future-as-a-tech-hu

NY Times Piece on crypto utopia
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/technology/cryptocurrency-puerto-rico.html

More on PR Bankruptcy
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-03/puerto-rico-governor-wants-board-to-file-bankruptcy-like-case

More on Hurricane Maria
https://www.weather.gov/media/sju/events/Maria/HurricaneMaria.pdf

Sterilization Experiments in PR
http://www.panoramas.pitt.edu/health-and-society/dark-history-forced-sterilization-latina-women

Farming Experiments in PR
https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/05/13/527934047/how-puerto-rico-lost-its-home-grown-food-but-might-find-it-again

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