I’m not sure they can steer a hurricane, but it sure has “cleared” the way for more debt for the island colony. Puerto Rico was already under corporate management for ignoring its debt interest payments. Perhaps the latest inevitable new wave of debt will pave the way for total ownership of its land and resources and return the peasants to a complete life of serfdom – with solar panels.
Natural disasters create destruction and pain, but also open doors to opportunity. The tsunami that destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan changed that country’s mind about relying on nuclear energy to create electricity. The devastation visited upon Puerto Rico and several other islands in the Caribbean this year has left their electrical grids in ruins. While that has created hardships for the residents, it has opened the door to discussing whether renewable energy companies like Tesla can