Monthly Archives: November 2019

Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure – average grade of D-

Does Puerto Rico still use the marketing slogan, “Puerto Rico does it better?” Does what better?  Better than whom? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/reportrevealsseriousdeficienciesinpuertoricosinfrastructure-2529236 Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers says findings in the report show … Continue reading

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Higher demand for bulletproof vehicles due to excessive carjackings, daytime killings

It’s sad that the crime situation is so bad in PR that bulletproof automobiles are necessary. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/higherdemandforbulletproofvehicles-2525824 Higher demand for bulletproof vehicles The recent wave of organized crime and “carjackings” moved citizens to invest in their own safety Saturday, October … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy is the enemy of growth

Puerto Rico wages are lower that the lowest state, Mississippi.  An argument can be made that Puerto Rican wages are TOO HIGH, based on the low productivity and inefficiencies in conducting business with the government in PR. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/bureaucracyistheenemyofgrowth-2525937 Bureaucracy is … Continue reading

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A huge difference in salaries between Puerto Rico and Mississippi

How much of the lower salaries in PR are related to the inefficiencies and lower productivity of Puerto Rican workers?   Spend a day in the DMV getting a driver’s license or renewing your car compared to doing the same … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico private sector calls Permits Regulation regressive

Puerto Rico is a difficult place to conduct personal and business transactions with the government.  Whether it’s spending all day at the DMV to renew a driver’s license or registration; or to renew licenses for a business, PR leaders need … Continue reading

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When Will Renewables Flourish in Puerto Rico?

Renewables won’t flourish when people are punished with excessive fees, cumbersome regulations.  “Wilson said the RSA-mandated fee would violate Act 17’s ban on direct or indirect fees on renewable energy consumption. He said the proposed 2.7 cents per kilowatt-hour fee … Continue reading

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75 Face Drug Charges In Puerto Rico, Some Allegedly Fed Victims To Reptiles

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/27/698784658/75-face-drug-charges-in-puerto-rico-some-allegedly-fed-victims-to-reptiles 75 Face Drug Charges In Puerto Rico, Some Allegedly Fed Victims To Reptiles     February 27, 20198:52 PM ET Vanessa Romo The U.S. Attorney of Puerto Rico on Wednesday announced 75 alleged gang members have been charged with … Continue reading

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