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Cost of living in San Juan, Puerto Rico metro area 11.6% higher than U.S.

Cost of living in SJ metro area 11.6% higher than U.S. Written by Michelle Kantrow // June 20, 2016 // Economy Living in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 11.6 percent higher than the average for other metropolitan … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Businesses No Longer Allowed to Require Cash Only for Payments

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?CategoryId=14092&ArticleId=2414400 Puerto Rican Businesses No Longer Allowed to Require Cash Only for Payments SAN JUAN – Businesses in Puerto Rico will have to offer customers two ways to pay as of Wednesday, with consumers no longer forced to pay in … Continue reading

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How to fix Puerto Rico’s broken economy

http://www.caribbeanbusiness.pr/prnt_ed/how-to-fix-puerto-ricos-broken-economy-10563.html See also our recommendations HERE. 11 experts share their ideas on how to fix Puerto Rico’s broken economy How to fix Puerto Rico’s broken economy By : CB STAFF cbeditor@caribbeanbusinesspr.com; cbprdigital@gmail.com Edition: October 30, 2014 | Volume: 42 | … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish – leading economic indicators, statistics on turnaround

http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Caribbean/Puerto-Rico/Price-History Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish Puerto Rico has suffered an enormous economic crisis in the past five years.  There’s been high unemployment, massive emigration, and a near-catastrophic national debt crisis and credit rating downgrades The crisis has brought many … Continue reading

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1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 – welfare for Puerto Ricans

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/13-population-puerto-rico-gets-food-stamps-2-billion-2012 1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 May 10, 2013 – 4:30 PM By Elizabeth Harrington (CNSNews.com) – The federal government spent more than $2 billion to provide food stamps to residents of Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico now exempt from Obamacare

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-20/white-house-quietly-exempts-45-million-people-5-territories-obamacare?page=1 White House ‘Quietly’ Exempts 4.5 Million People In 5 “Territories” From Obamacare Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/20/2014 21:52 As WSJ reports, last week’s geopolitical chaos and distraction was ideal for a news dump, and the White House didn’t … Continue reading

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