Monthly Archives: March 2017

Direct, nonstop airline flights to and from Puerto Rico, to and from the United States

Puerto Rico has many direct, aka nonstop flights, from its 3 major airports – SJU/San Juan in the North, BQN/Aguadilla in the Northwest, and PSE/Ponce in the South.  Use this handy guide to help you plan how to get to … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-puertorico-pensions Uneasy Island Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions By Nick Brown Filed April 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m. GMT For years, the territory’s government piled on the benefits without paying for them. Now, it faces the prospect of stiffing retirees, … Continue reading

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Why people wait more than a year to see a doctor in Puerto Rico

  http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-puertorico-healthcare Take a Number Why people wait more than a year to see a doctor in Puerto Rico By Robin Respaut Filed Oct. 11, 2016, 2 p.m. GMT Physicians are fleeing the island as a financially strapped healthcare system, … Continue reading

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