Category Archives: Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people

A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018

  https://census.gov/library/stories/2019/09/puerto-rico-outmigration-increases-poverty-declines.html A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018 Brian Glassman  | September 26, 2019 A year following Hurricane Maria, both the population and poverty rate declined in Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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U.S. District Attorney´s Office is ready to take action against cockfighting which recently became illegal in Puerto Rico

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/usdistrictattorneysofficeisreadytotakeaction-2534918 U.S. District Attorney´s Office is ready to take action The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services Endorsement Office in Puerto Rico has not yet been tasked with helping with possible raids Friday, December 13, 2019 – 11:59 AM … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions – corruption, insider abuse, contempt for citizens

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/ricardo-rossello-confirmed-puerto-ricans-suspicions/594616 Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions For Puerto Ricans, sensing the governing elite’s disdain for them was dispiriting enough. Seeing the evidence in print was a whole other matter. July 24, 2019 Pedro Reina-Pérez University of Puerto … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s governor Wanda Vazquez defies cockfighting ban, setting up showdown with US Federal government in Washington DC. Court battle likely

“Vazquez said she was not setting up a confrontation between local authorities and the federal government.” What the governor is saying makes no sense, as she is exactly setting up a confrontation since the law she signed is the opposite … Continue reading

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Ban on cockfighting takes effect on December 20, 2019

The argument that cockfighting should be allowed to preserve jobs is weak.  Should the illegal drug trade, human trafficking, illegal trash dumping be allowed, to preserve the jobs of people working in those industries?  Get a better argument to defend … 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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