Demonstrations took place on different bridges in San Juan, Ponce, Mayagüez, Caguas, Yauco, Arecibo and Carolina.
Protesters displayed banners condemning the deal signed between the Luma Energy company and EPA, which allegedly won’t recognize collective agreements and workers' rights.
EPA declared bankruptcy in 2017. Since then, electricity has been an ongoing issue in Puerto Rico's economy.
As stated in the contract, Luma Energy will be in charge of managing contracts, providing billing and collection services, among other aspects.
2/3 when it issued a $1.5 billion contract to LUMA company for the first large power generation project since Hurricane Maria. The new project will remain vulnerable to extreme weather events & will build an energy infrastructure that will keep Puerto Rico dependent on dirty,...