Monthly Archives: October 2017

Report: Puerto Rico Exodus to Increase in the Next 2 Years

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/report-puerto-rico-exodus-to-increase-in-the-next-2-years Report: Puerto Rico Exodus to Increase in the Next 2 Years By Rosario Fajardo on October 30, 2017 SAN JUAN – A report by Hunter College’s Center for Puerto Rican Studies projects that outmigration from the island as a … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report

  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/puerto-rico-burning-bodies-of-hurricane-victims-without-including-them-in-official-death-toll-report/article/2638829 Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report by Mandy Mayfield | Oct 27, 2017, 4:41 PM Crematoriums and funeral homes are being authorized by the Puerto Rican government to burn … Continue reading

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Building the foundations of a different Puerto Rico

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/editorialbuildingthefoundationsofadifferentpuertorico-2369287 EDITORIAL: Building the foundations of a different Puerto Rico Next to having a federal credit line of $ 4.7 billion, the administration of Governor Ricardo Rosselló has the responsibility to reinvent, along with the diverse sectors of the Island, … Continue reading

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‘Why can’t we get out of here?’ Airports in Puerto Rico, other islands, damaged and slow to recover

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/why-cant-we-get-out-of-here-airports-in-puerto-rico-other-islands-damaged-and-slow-to-recover/2017/09/27/44d83cb4-a2e8-11e7-8cfe-d5b912fabc99_story.html ‘Why can’t we get out of here?’ Airports in Puerto Rico, other islands, damaged and slow to recover Play Video 1:18 Desperate travelers crowd Puerto Rico airport in hopes of way out After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, … Continue reading

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Some 5,000 Puerto Rico small businesses expected to close after Hurricane Maria; 35% could not reopen

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/some-5000-puerto-rico-small-businesses-expected-to-close-after-hurricane-maria-35-could-not-reopen Some 5,000 Puerto Rico small businesses expected to close after Hurricane Maria; 35% could not reopen By Eva Lloréns Vélez on October 27, 2017 SAN JUAN – Ten percent, or about 5,000 of Puerto Rico’s 50,000 small and midsize … Continue reading

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Without Power Restored, P.R. Retail Sector Could Lose $8.9B in 6 Months

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/without-power-restored-p-r-retail-sector-could-lose-8-9b-in-6-months Without Power Restored, P.R. Retail Sector Could Lose $8.9B in 6 Months By Eva Lloréns Vélez on October 23, 2017 SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rican Retail Trade Association (ACDET by its Spanish initials), a group founded in … Continue reading

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Power recovery: Contracts ten times more expensive

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/powerrecoverycontractstentimesmoreexpensive-2368801 Power recovery: Contracts ten times more expensive The agreements granted by PREPA to two private companies for the repair the electricity network add up to $500 million and could increase Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 10:15 AM By Joanisabel … Continue reading

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