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Please email your representatives and urge them to act today on Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis by extending Medicare and the Child Tax Credit to the island. Go here for updates on our Puerto Rico campaign.

 

July 21 - Today marks the 7th anniversary of Dodd-Frank and the 6th birthday of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

July 21 - Members of Congress took aim at a new banking and lending rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

July 17 - The White House released objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

July 12 - Puerto Rico's government and its creditors begin mediation process.

July 9 - Jubilee USA celebrates 2 victories in 1 week just as the G20 ends.

July 6Call the White House as G20 begins. The G20 is prepared to vote on new guidelines for responsible lending and borrowing. Jubilee USA delivers 800 hundred messages to White House urging the G20 to support guidelines to stop "vulture funds" and to protect poor economies facing crisis.‎ Read Eric LeCompte's statement ahead of the G20 Summit.

July 5 - Mozambique audit reveals corruption and short falls in financial system. President Trump and G20 leaders will review new guidelines to prevent debt crisis at G20 Summit.

July 3 - The European Union Parliament votes to tackle corporate corruption, bribery and tax evasion.‎ Read about Jubilee USA's efforts on this "country-by-country reporting" vote.

July 2 - After Puerto Rico's oversight board rejected a debt deal between Puerto Rico's power company‎ and creditors, the power company joins the Title III bankruptcy process. Read Eric LeCompte's statement.

June 30 - On the anniversary of the signing of Puerto Rico debt crisis legislation, PROMESA, Puerto Rico’s oversight board meets in San Juan.

June 28 - Jubilee USA supports the introduction of the Corporate Transparency Act. The‎ new transparency legislation combats the use of anonymous shell companies to launder money and steal from vulnerable communities. Jubilee USA is grateful for the leadership of Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Peter King (R-NY) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).

June 23 - Eric LeCompte discusses trade agreements, debt relief and Puerto Rico with Monsignor Kevin Sullivan on JustLove Radio.

June 12 - Jubilee USA submits recommendations to the US Trade Representative on NAFTA renegotiation.

June 8 - House passes Financial Choice Act rolling back critical Dodd-Frank Measures and weakening CFPB. Email your Senator today.

June  7 - 76 countries and jurisdictions sign tax pact at the OECD. See Eric LeCompte’s views in Accounting Today and Public Finance International.

May 27 - G7 issues communiqué at the end of the summit, Jubilee releases statement.

May 26 - Leaders gather for G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy.

May 24 - President Trump meets Pope Francisahead of G7 Summit.

May 23 -UN Forum Focuses on Financing for Development Goals.

May 23 - Reverend Heriberto Martínez writes about Puerto Rico's crises and bankruptcy process.

May 17 - Puerto Rico's title III bankruptcy process begins. Follow @Eric_LeCompte and check out live tweets from the proceeding. Read more on CBC. San Juan's Catholic Archbishop and Evangelical Bible Society head write letter to the presiding Judge.

May 12 - Eric LeCompte speaks at the Puerto Rico Diaspora Summit. Read about it in El Nuevo Dia and theCBC.

May 12 - Consumer bureau escapes congress action to remove the "Prepaid Rule".

May 7We Won, We Pray, We Still Must Act - Eric LeCompte releases an update after winning a process to deal with 100% of Puerto Rico’s Debt.

May 4 - Puerto Rico's religious leaders release a bankruptcy statement. Jubilee's views are featured in Value WalkDaily MailNPRYahoo News/AFPThe Guardian.

May 3 - Puerto Rico's oversight board initiated the Title III bankruptcy process.

May 2 - Eric LeCompte speaks to Congress on Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis. You can watch the forum, read Eric's remarks or see event details.

May 1 - Puerto Rico secures $295 million in Medicaid fundingCreditors are stopped from taking away Puerto Rico's bankruptcy process.

Apr 27 - Jubilee USA calls on Congress to protect Title III for Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico oversight board meets as bankruptcy deadline approaches.

Apr 25 - Puerto Rico religious leaders call for bankruptcy ahead of "vulture fund" deadline.

Apr 21 -IMF and World Bank meetings begin amid concerns of faltering global cooperation. Eric LeCompte speaks on VOA New's "Straight Talk Africa" special. Read the IMF's World Economic Outlook April 2017 Report.

Apr 19 -Global economic risks ahead, warns International Monetary Fund.

Apr 18 - IMF warns of "protectionism" and risky investing; predicts steady growth & calls for cooperation on taxation‎.

Apr 14 - Puerto Rico oversight board mediates last-ditch debt negotiations; Archbishop calls for debt cuts.

Apr 6 - Puerto Rico’s electric company and bondholders agree on a debt deal.

Apr 5 - Congress introduces legislation to close tax havens and curb corruption.

Apr 3 - More than 11 million documents were leaked from a law firm based in Panama a year ago today.

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