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Puerto Rico

July 2012 | Risk Summary

Governor Luis Fortuño is seeking re-election in the elections scheduled for November, and in early July he designated Marco Rodríguez-Ema, current secretary of government, as his campaign strategist. Fortuño will face Alejandro Padilla from the opposition on his bid for the governorship of Puerto Rico. While the race is too close to call at the time of writing, we believe the island's political status and unemployment will be the two issues that dominate these candidates' electoral campaigns.

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