Monthly Archives: March 2019

Puerto Rico and the United States already have far too much Socialism. Want more? Go to Venezuela to see the results of full-blown Democratic Socialism, or just read history or current news about Venezuela.

Even normally honest people, lacking food, power, news resorted to stealing in Venezuela.   Capitalism spreads wealth, Socialism spreads poverty.  Capitalism has lifted more people OUT of poverty than any other system.  Socialism has put more people INTO poverty than any … Continue reading

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Denny’s has about 13 restaurant locations in Puerto Rico, open 24 hours, Dennys

https://dennyspr.com/restaurantes 200 W Parade RD, Belt RD Aguadilla PR 00603 787-957-6393 inside Courtyard by Marriott Carr. #2, Km 81.3 Arecibo PR 00612 787-880-1786 Santa Rosa Shopping Mall, AVE Main Bayamón PR 00959 787-740-6264 230 Gautier Benítez AVE Caguas PR 00725 … Continue reading

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PAN, acronym for Nutrition Assistance Program, aka food stamps, welfare participants feel the effects of the cuts in Puerto Rico. Is $112 per month for food enough to survive?

Are these welfare programs sustainable? While $260 or even the lower $112/month is not much money for a food budget, this is still “free money” to the recipient, although it’s not really free, since it’s supported by other taxpayers who … Continue reading

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Tourist assaulted, robbed of wallet, Iphone in Santurce

She’s probably not likely to return to PR for another trip, after having her wallet stolen.  The Santurce neighborhood isn’t known for being safe, but she might not have known that. https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/nota/unaturistaesasaltadaestamadrugadaensanturce-2479878 A tourist is assaulted this morning in Santurce … Continue reading

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Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List – for vacation

  Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List Recovering from Hurricane Maria, in 2019 the island represents so many fragile spots around the globe.  The Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan.CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New … Continue reading

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Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat

Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat On the first stop of his yearlong journey, the 52 Places Traveler makes it his mission to get off the beaten path and into the island. By Sebastian Modak Feb. 15, 2019 … Continue reading

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36 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for a Puerto Rico vacation

  36 Hours in San Juan Puerto Rico’s capital is open for business, welcoming visitors with its winning combination of lovely beaches, energetic night life and gregarious island charm. Old San Juan is one of the most charming and culturally … Continue reading

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