Category Archives: Puerto Rico politics and government

Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members, related to scandal that led to PR governor’s resignation

  Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members By Center for Investigative Journalism on January 12, 2020 By  Luis J. Valentín … Continue reading

Posted in corruption, incompetence and mismanagement, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Puerto Rico set to get its third governor in less than a week

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/07/puerto-rico-supreme-court-rules-new-governor-must-step-down.html Puerto Rico set to get its third governor in less than a week Published Wed, Aug 7 20192:51 PM EDT Updated Wed, Aug 7 20195:13 PM EDT Key Points Puerto Rico will get its third governor in less than … Continue reading

Posted in incompetence and mismanagement, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in corruption, culture and cycle of dependency, Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure – average grade of D-

Does Puerto Rico still use the marketing slogan, “Puerto Rico does it better?” Does what better?  Better than whom? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/reportrevealsseriousdeficienciesinpuertoricosinfrastructure-2529236 Report reveals serious deficiencies in Puerto Rico’s infrastructure The American Society of Civil Engineers says findings in the report show … Continue reading

Posted in culture and cycle of dependency, economic crisis, government offices, incompetence and mismanagement, population changes in Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico economic crisis, Puerto Rico necessary improvements, Puerto Rico politics and government, Puerto Rico Puerto Rican unprofessionalism makes it difficult to conduct business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tax Policy Helped Create Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis

https://taxfoundation.org/tax-policy-helped-create-puerto-rico-s-fiscal-crisis Tax Policy Helped Create Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis June 30, 2015 Scott Greenberg   Gavin Ekins Yesterday, the governor of Puerto Rico announced that his government’s $72 billion of debts are not payable, in advance of $1.92 billion in … Continue reading

Posted in culture and cycle of dependency, economic crisis, finance, incompetence and mismanagement, Puerto Rico economic crisis, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Government perpetuates Socialistic cycle of dependency tendency in PR by delaying welfare work requirement for 4 years

Socialism lives on in PR! What politician will have courage to make the painful choices necessary for the long term good of Puerto Rico?  El Nuevo Dia is doing a great journalistic service by shining a light on this issue.  … Continue reading

Posted in culture and cycle of dependency, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in analysis and opinion, culture and cycle of dependency, DMV aka DTOP, government offices, incompetence and mismanagement, Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico people, Puerto Rico necessary improvements, Puerto Rico politics and government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments