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Price controls CREATE shortages. Learn from what happened to Venezuela instead of making the same mistake!

If businesses are not allowed to set their own prices in a free market, they will stop supplying or supply less needed products like food and supplies. Read here to learn what happens as a result of price controls, in … Continue reading

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Debt Alone Won’t Crush Puerto Rico. Depopulation Is the Curse.

  https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-06/debt-alone-won-t-crush-puerto-rico-depopulation-is-the-curse Debt Alone Won’t Crush Puerto Rico. Depopulation Is the Curse. Erasing the island’s bond obligations would not be sufficient, if migration continues. by Megan McArdle October 6, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT-4 The trend lines in Puerto Rico are … Continue reading

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The mess of Puerto Rico, long before Hurricane Maria hit the island

  http://takimag.com/article/the_mess_before_maria_steve_sailer The Mess Before Maria by Steve Sailer October 04, 2017 photo credit: Bigstock Puerto Rico is a test case of whether nationalism is as dispensable as the heightening conventional wisdom assumes. Puerto Rico possesses many of the attributes … Continue reading

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99 of Puerto Rico’s 128 post offices are delivering mail

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/neither-snow-nor-rain-postal-slideshow-wp-174233829.html Neither snow nor rain: Postal Service delivers mail in Puerto Rico October 9, 2017 1 / 21 Vieques, Puerto Rico Luis Menendez, a mail man for the U.S. Postal Service, delivers mail at an area affected by Hurricane … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican CEO: Local government ‘corrupt’ and ‘totally inexperienced’ in Maria cleanup

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/10/01/puerto-rican-ceo-sends-engineers-to-help-fema-efforts-calls-local-pols-inept.html Puerto Rican CEO: Local government ‘corrupt’ and ‘totally inexperienced’ in Maria cleanup Jorge Rodriguez, CEO of PACIV  (Twitter) The head of an international engineering firm in Puerto Rico said in an editorial Saturday that when the time came to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma may hit Puerto Rico on September 6, 2017, early Wednesday morning. Get ready. Be prepared.

Puerto Rico hurricane watch, warning resources: http://www.weather.gov/sju http://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=sjujuu Click the second tab, “Active Storms,” on the above link. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov https://www.accuweather.com/en/pr/puerto-rico-weather Puerto Rico, which is in the Atlantic Ocean, has a hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico hurricane warning, storm watch websites. Get ready. Be prepared.

Puerto Rico hurricane watch, warning resources: http://www.weather.gov/sju http://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=sjujuu Click the second tab, “Active Storms,” on the above link. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov http://www.accuweather.com/en/pr/puerto-rico-weather http://www.wunderground.com twitter.com/weatherchannel http://www.temporadadehuracanes.pr.gov   Temporary Hurricane Shelter Locator Puerto Rico, which is in the Atlantic Ocean, has a hurricane season which … Continue reading

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