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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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Puerto Rico’s brain drain. Statistics on population loss

http://news.yahoo.com/puerto-ricans-flock-us-mainland-island-crisis-worsens-221252402.html Puerto Ricans flock to US mainland as island crisis worsens AFP By Diego Urdaneta August 22, 2014 6:12 PM Miami (AFP) – The island of Puerto Rico is depopulating, as residents stream to the US mainland fleeing the island’s … Continue reading

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Top 10 largest cities in Puerto Rico, San Juan, Bayamón, Carolina, Ponce, Caguas, Guaynabo, Mayaguez, Trujillo Alto, Arecibo, Fajardo, San Juan metro, crime

Click images for a larger view. Then back arrow to exit. Here is a list of the largest cities in Puerto Rico by approximate population, along with where they are situated on the island. 5 of the 10 are in … Continue reading

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