Courtesy of the New York City Bar Association.

On Jan. 22, a panel at the New York City Bar Association discussed the roles of the Government of Puerto Rico, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Congress in rebuilding from the devastation caused by Hurricane María and its prolonged fiscal and humanitarian crisis.

From left: Prof. Edwin Meléndez, Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College; Jaime El Koury, General Counsel, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico; Kathryn S. Wylde, President and CEO, Partnership for New York City; Roger Maldonado, Chair of the City Bar’s Puerto Rico Task Force; Christian Sobrino, Governor’s Representative, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico; and Annette Martinez, Executive Director at Caribbean Institute for Human Rights/Instituto Caribeño de Derechos Humanos (ICADH ).