The federal appointees tapped to help map Puerto Rico’s economic future are technocrats more than political actors, and that could make the U.S. territory’s fiscal turnaround look more like a corporate restructuring than a politically charged municipal bankruptcy in the vein of Detroit.

Technocrats do not care, or are predisposed to solve the many problems that have plagued Puerto Rico since the start of its colonial relationship with the island. By ignoring the causes of Puerto Rico’s financial collapse, the delay will only magnify its effect on the Puerto Rican citizens.

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