Category Archives: Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people

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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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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