Category Archives: Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people

France’s Reckoning: Rich, Young Flee Welfare State; Sounds Familiar to What is Happening in Puerto Rico

Who will be left in Puerto Rico if politicians drive off the rich, who are the ones most responsible for job creation?  The politicians, the government workers, and people on welfare will remain.  Yet with no private sector, the government … Continue reading

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Advocate For The Poor In Puerto Rico Is Released After Arrest During Protest

  Why arrest someone that wants to help people get food in Puerto Rico?  Wouldn’t it be better to give him a medal than an arrest? https://www.npr.org/2020/04/30/848684061/puerto-rico-police-arrest-advocate-for-the-poor Advocate For The Poor In Puerto Rico Is Released After Arrest During Protest … Continue reading

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Another transgender woman killed in Puerto Rico — the third in 8 days

Doesn’t seem safe to be transgender in Puerto Rico. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-transgender-woman-killed-puerto-rico-penelope-diaz-ramirez-20200428-sngmirzvajg2xgy6cdkvzwdqhm-story.html Another transgender woman killed in Puerto Rico — the third in 8 days By Muri Assunção New York Daily News | Apr 28, 2020 | 12:37 PM Three transgender women … Continue reading

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Why is the culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians so pervasive and persistent?

Donald Trump gets many things wrong, but he was right about Puerto Rico’s culture of corruption, incompetence, mismanagement. “Puerto Rico is one of the most corrupt places on earth. Their politicians are either incompetent or corrupt.” – Donald Trump Recent … Continue reading

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Two transgender women found burned to death in Puerto Rico

No word as to if the victims were upfront about their transgender status to those they were dating.  While killing someone is terrible, their dates or potential dates aren’t going to want a negative surprise of receiving something different than … Continue reading

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No property title, no problem: Land rights with digital maps, social media

https://japantoday.com/category/tech/analysis-no-title-no-problem-land-rights-with-digital-maps-social-media No title, no problem: Land rights with digital maps, social media 4-20-20 05:00 am JST 1 Comment By Rina Chandran BANGKOK When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017, the Category 5 storm destroyed and damaged thousands of homes, … Continue reading

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In the Afro-Caribbean heart of Puerto Rico, locals fight erosion, government indifference

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2020/02/06/puerto-rico-erosion-hurricane-maria-afro-report-for-america-column/4658501002 In the Afro-Caribbean heart of Puerto Rico, locals fight erosion, government indifference Loíza, Puerto Rico, is filled with palm trees, unassuming bars, bomba music, beautiful beaches — and strong-willed locals who refuse to be forgotten. Víctor Rodríguez-Velázquez – Report … Continue reading

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Why Some Black Puerto Ricans Choose ‘White’ on the Census

Why Some Black Puerto Ricans Choose ‘White’ on the Census The island has a long history of encouraging residents to identify as white, but there are growing efforts to raise awareness about racism. A bomba dance class at the Corporación … Continue reading

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PR cockfighting community tries to preserve the right to have cockfighting

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/againstcockfighting-2529027 Against cockfighting Kitty Block, an animal rights activist, says Congress won’t change the measure Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 11:20 AM By Alex Figueroa Cancel Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. (Archive) … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff, investor who moved from CT to PR for the Act 22 tax benefits, exposes selfish, misguided Puerto Rican politicians. Statehood will hurt PR, not help, by adding more taxes to its citizens. Episode 538

      Peter Schiff mentions how Puerto Rican politicians are working against the benefit of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican citizens, when they push for statehood.   Schiff shows how Puerto Rico’s territorial status, NOT being a state, is better … Continue reading

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