With its creditors at its heels and its coffers depleted, Puerto Rico sought what is essentially bankruptcy relief in federal court on Wednesday, the first time in history that an American state or territory had taken the extraordinary measure. The action sent Puerto Rico, whose approximately $123 billion in debt and pension obligations far exceeds the $18 billion bankruptcy filed by Detroit in 2013, to uncharted ground. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/03/business/dealbook/puerto-rico-debt.html
Presented here are two mundane charts drawn for San Juan, Puert Rico. The first is for Saturn’s retrograde station on April 6 while the second is for current First Quarter Moon of May 2. Notice that both carry the Jupiter-Pluto square, linked to financial collapse, on the angles.
Also interesting in the First Quarter Moon chart are the following points:
1. The Moon is in the 8th house linked to national debt and financial difficulties
2. The Sun and Moon form hard aspects to Saturn.
3. The Sun-Moon midpoint [27ge52] Sabian symbol is
28º Gemini (88): SOCIETY GRANTING BANKRUPTCY TO HIM, A MAN LEAVES THE COURT.