Monthly Archives: September 2016

Widespread power outage in Puerto Rico

http://www.caribbeanbusiness.com/major-outage-leaves-1-5-million-without-power Major outage leaves tens of thousands without power Caribbean Business on September 21, 2016 SAN JUAN – A massive blackout has left tens of thousands of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) customers without power following a massive blackout Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: An island’s exodus

https://www.ft.com/content/f9251a80-652b-11e6-a08a-c7ac04ef00aa Puerto Rico: An island’s exodus With its manufacturing base depleted and its economy shrinking, people are leaving in droves Locals at an employment office in San Juan, the island capital © Getty August 25, 2016 by: Eric Platt Sprinkled … Continue reading

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