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Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report

  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/puerto-rico-burning-bodies-of-hurricane-victims-without-including-them-in-official-death-toll-report/article/2638829 Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report by Mandy Mayfield | Oct 27, 2017, 4:41 PM Crematoriums and funeral homes are being authorized by the Puerto Rican government to burn … Continue reading

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63% of Puerto Rican women, ages 15-44 who gave birth were unmarried in 2011, far higher than all Hispanic women 47% and the overall rate for US women 38%

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2013/06/19/hispanics-of-puerto-rican-origin-in-the-united-states-2011 Fertility. Almost one-in-ten (7%) Puerto Rican women ages 15 to 44 gave birth in the 12 months prior to this survey. That was slightly less than the rate for all Hispanic women—8%—and about the same as the overall rate … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico has many facts listed on Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico Puerto Rico From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the U.S. Territory. For other uses, see Puerto Rico (disambiguation). “Porto Rico” and “Borinquen” redirect here. For other uses, see Porto Rico (disambiguation) and Borinquen (disambiguation). Coordinates: 18.2°N … Continue reading

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Cost of living in San Juan, Puerto Rico metro area 11.6% higher than U.S.

Cost of living in SJ metro area 11.6% higher than U.S. Written by Michelle Kantrow // June 20, 2016 // Economy Living in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 11.6 percent higher than the average for other metropolitan … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico divorce rates – Psychologist Battles Puerto Rico’s High Divorce Rate

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=348584&CategoryId=13003 Psychologist Battles Puerto Rico’s High Divorce Rate SAN JUAN – At least half of the marriages in Puerto Rico end in divorce due to mistakes in choosing the right partner, psychologist Silma Quiñones says in her latest book, “GPS … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish – leading economic indicators, statistics on turnaround

http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Caribbean/Puerto-Rico/Price-History Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish Puerto Rico has suffered an enormous economic crisis in the past five years.  There’s been high unemployment, massive emigration, and a near-catastrophic national debt crisis and credit rating downgrades The crisis has brought many … Continue reading

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1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 – welfare for Puerto Ricans

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/13-population-puerto-rico-gets-food-stamps-2-billion-2012 1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 May 10, 2013 – 4:30 PM By Elizabeth Harrington (CNSNews.com) – The federal government spent more than $2 billion to provide food stamps to residents of Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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