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A Wave of Violent Daytime Killings Has Puerto Rico on Edge

This is one result of socialistic policies.  After you run out of money, you don’t have resources to pay for enough police.   The criminals feel emboldened to act with impunity.   A Wave of Violent Daytime Killings Has Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/puerto-rico-puts-hurricane-maria–and-the-bulk-of-the-recovery–behind-it/2018/12/06/dff10a40-f25c-11e8-aeea-b85fd44449f5_story.html Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it By Andrea Sachs December 7, 2018 Hurricane Maria did a job on El San Juan Hotel, the storied property in Puerto Rico where … Continue reading

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Lin-Manuel Miranda: Puerto Rico needs “debt forgiveness” to recover

Since Lin-Manuel Miranda believes the debts that Puerto Rico incurred should be forgiven, to not honor the commitment to pay their loans, will Miranda stop charging for all his Hamilton shows or allow  you to “promise” to pay later?  A … Continue reading

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Openly gay rapper murdered in Puerto Rico amid wave of violence

Does it mean flaming gays are unwelcome in PR? https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kevin-fret-dead-openly-gay-rapper-murdered-in-puerto-rico-amid-wave-of-violence Openly gay rapper murdered in Puerto Rico amid wave of violence By Camilo Montoya-Galvez Updated on: January 10, 2019 / 5:25 PM / CBS News San Juan, Puerto Rico — One … Continue reading

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Top FBI official says there’s a “crisis of violence” in Puerto Rico

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/top-fbi-official-says-theres-a-crisis-of-violence-in-puerto-rico Top FBI official says there’s a “crisis of violence” in Puerto Rico By Camilo Montoya-Galvez Updated on: January 9, 2019 / 4:22 PM / CBS News Vega Alta, Puerto Rico — The top FBI official in Puerto Rico said the … Continue reading

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38 cars are stolen in the first three days of 2019 in Puerto Rico

Does PR use bait cars? https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/nota/seroban38autosenlosprimerostresdiasdel2019enpuertorico-2469040 38 cars are stolen in the first three days of 2019 in Puerto Rico The areas of San Juan and Bayamón are those that have reported the most stolen vehicles so far this year … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s poor economy is rooted in counter-productive Puerto Rican government policies

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-blame-puerto-ricos-poor-economy-on-hurricanes/2018/12/17/206a5734-f181-11e8-9240-e8028a62c722_story.html The Puerto Rican government is the problem by having policies that encourage people to be on welfare, to discourage them from working.  It’s simple logic, in that one will get more behavior that is rewarded and less behavior that … Continue reading

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