Category Archives: Puerto Rico politics and government

Puerto Rico could learn from the perils of price controls that lead to shortages such as masks to protect against the Coronavirus

Puerto Rico should eliminate the inventory tax as this discourages companies from being more prepared, which discourages them from keeping more emergency supplies in stock, especially since many supplies cannot easily be trucked in, such as can be done in … Continue reading

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PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR, Sila Maria Calderon, back in 2001, was said TO STALK CORRUPTION

This article from 2001 shows how corruption in Puerto Rico has been a problem for decades. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2001-01-01-0101010330-story.html PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR TO STALK CORRUPTION Ivan Roman, San Juan Bureau THE ORLANDO SENTINEL January 1, 2001 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — … Continue reading

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Hidden Puerto Rico earthquake supplies – comments on Twitter – fallout, scandal

Jan 23 David Begnaud @DavidBegnaud Nearly 1,000 people have gathered at the Capitol in San Juan to protest the Puerto Rican govt. They want the Governor to resign. And they want much more. These are people who’ve had enough & … Continue reading

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Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article239469148.html Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption By Jim Wyss January 20, 2020 05:17 PM Residents of Puerto Rico help those affected by the earthquakes that hit the southern part of the Island last week … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Gov. Rossello’s Leaked Chats And Corruption In Puerto Rico

https://www.npr.org/2019/07/28/745990020/the-connection-between-gov-rossellos-leaked-chats-and-corruption-in-puerto-rico The Connection Between Gov. Rossello’s Leaked Chats And Corruption In Puerto Rico     July 28, 20198:00 AM ET Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday 4-Minute Listen Download https://www.npr.org/player/embed/745990020/745990021” /> Transcript NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Luis Valentin of the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Senator Is Arrested in Corruption Case

    Puerto Rico Senator Is Arrested in Corruption Case Federal prosecutors said that when he was a mayor, Senator Abel Nazario and two aides illegally used tax money to pay five campaign workers. Senator Abel Nazario Quiñones, seen here … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director, 2 others, after aid is found sitting in warehouse since Hurricane Maria

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/puerto-rican-governor-fires-emergency-director-after-aid-is-found-sitting-in-warehouse-2020-01-18 Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director after aid is found sitting in warehouse By Audrey McNamara Updated on: January 19, 2020 / 7:15 PM / CBS News Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced fired two more government officials Sunday … Continue reading

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