Daily Archives: March 1, 2019

Opportunity Zone investments in Puerto Rico can revitalize depressed area

https://caribbeanbusiness.com/opportunity-knocks-for-whom Opportunity Knocks For Whom? By Eva Lloréns Vélez on February 28, 2019 Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the Feb. 28 – March 6, 2019, issue of Caribbean Business. “Opportunity Zone fever” appears to be moving across Puerto Rico but … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico is living an impoverished debt nightmare reminiscent of southern Europe or Detroit

https://qz.com/125654/puerto-rico-is-living-an-impoverished-debt-nightmare-reminiscent-of-southern-europe-or-detroit Puerto Rico is living an impoverished debt nightmare reminiscent of southern Europe or Detroit By Simone FoxmanSeptember 19, 2013 Puerto Rico’s poverty rate hit 44.9%, according to new data released today by the US Census Bureau—that’s nearly double the poverty rate … Continue reading

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