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Nepotism undermines public service mission in Puerto Rico government

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/nepotismunderminespublicservicemission-2530771 Nepotism undermines public service mission The recurrent hiring of family and close relatives of government officials deprives Puerto Rico of millions of dollars. This pattern based on the Legislature mocks the people and shows contempt for Puerto Rico. Thursday, … Continue reading

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More than 350,000 Puerto Rican drivers have an expired driver’s license, or over 10% of licensed Puerto Rican drivers

One key reason why so many people in PR are driving with an expired driver’s license is the unnecessarily difficult and cumbersome process to comply with the law!  For example, in Puerto Rico, one may not renew a driver’s license … Continue reading

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Legal group predicts avalanche of foreclosures in P.R. in 2019

While it must be tragic to lose a home to foreclosure, people must honor their commitments to repay when they receive a loan. Legal group predicts avalanche of foreclosures in P.R. this year Legal group predicts avalanche of foreclosures in … Continue reading

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Act 20, Act 22 bring talented people from the states who hire thousands of Puerto Ricans, invest billions of dollars in PR

This is a great program to help revive Puerto Rico by injecting capital, buying property, cars, household goods, and hiring thousands of Puerto Ricans.  Without these incentives, these talented people would not have been attracted to move to Puerto Rico. … 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

Posted in analysis and opinion, culture and cycle of dependency, DMV aka DTOP, economic crisis, government offices, incompetence and mismanagement, minimum wage laws are harmful to society, Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people, Puerto Rico economic crisis, Puerto Rico necessary improvements, Puerto Rico Puerto Rican unprofessionalism makes it difficult to conduct business | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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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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