Category Archives: Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people

Rebuilding a Puerto Rico Barrio: ‘Dead Is the Only Way They’ll Ever Get Me to Leave’ – Vietnam neighborhood in PR

        Rebuilding a Puerto Rico Barrio: ‘Dead Is the Only Way They’ll Ever Get Me to Leave’ Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at … 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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Dealing with Puerto Rico government agencies, needless inefficiency, time wasted, outdated information, DMV, DTOP, CESCO

A reader reports on a recent horrible experience in attempting to renew their car registration.   We would like to emphasize that this person made an extreme effort to comply with the law, but ran into numerous roadblocks. Person received a … Continue reading

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Why are we ignoring this colossal socialist failure in Greece? Similarities to Puerto Rico

  https://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/01/greek-disaster-is-all-about-socialism.html Why are we ignoring this colossal socialist failure? Jake Novak | @jakejakeny Published 1:41 PM ET Wed, 1 July 2015 Updated 3:13 PM ET Mon, 6 July 2015 CNBC.com Marko Djurica | Reuters Pro-Euro protestors attend a rally … Continue reading

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Welfare in Puerto Rico, SNAP, Food Stamps, Fraud, Family card

  https://www.offthegridnews.com/current-events/us-food-stamps-in-puerto-rico-costing-you-2-billion-dollars U.S. Food Stamps In Puerto Rico Costing You 2 Billion Dollars Written by: Tara Dodrill Current Events June 17, 2013 169 Comments  Print This Article image credit huffingtonpost.com (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) More than one-third of the population in … Continue reading

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Dark, desperate life without power in Puerto Rico

The comments in the linked article should be read as well which illustrate the typical reaction. nolie “Sadly, these poor folks will be fooled into voting for leftist with the mistaken idea that things will then get better.” Wes “Whats … Continue reading

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Marriage, having children, planning for the future, especially in Puerto Rico, is not taken as seriously as it needs to be

See also https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/63-of-puerto-rican-women-ages-15-44-who-gave-birth-were-unmarried-in-2011-far-higher-than-all-hispanic-women-47-and-the-overall-rate-for-us-women-38 https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/puerto-rico-divorce-rates-psychologist-battles-puerto-ricos-high-divorce-rate How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege? Claire Cain Miller @clairecm SEPT. 25, 2017 Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, … Continue reading

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