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Small and Medium Scale Businesses are The Backbone of the Puerto Rico´s Economy

https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/business/the-backbone-of-the-island-s-economy/article_ff2e6a08-be01-11e9-aa0c-1b95779231a6.html The Backbone of the Island´s Economy Small and Medium Scale Businesses make up 92 percent of all retail businesses and account for 39 to 44 percent of sales in the retail sector Cynthia López Cabán, The Weekly Journal Aug … Continue reading

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As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria

https://www.vox.com/2020/4/9/21213212/puerto-rico-coronavirus-covid-19 Old San Juan resident Carlos Toro shines shoes on his balcony on March 18.Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria Local officials have imposed some … Continue reading

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New Health and Safety Challenges When Temporarily Closed Businesses and Institutions Reopen in Puerto Rico

https://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=258219 New Health and Safety Challenges When Temporarily Closed Businesses and Institutions Reopen in Puerto Rico Zimmetry Environmental provides building assessments and indoor environmental quality testing, monitoring and consulting services to identify and mitigate exposure risks in buildings that were … Continue reading

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Mall of San Juan opens the doors to more local businesses

https://www.elnuevodia.com/negocios/empresas/nota/mallofsanjuanleabrelaspuertasamascomercioslocales-2411157 Mall of San Juan opens the doors to more local businesses The store complex replaces the chains that have gone with concepts of native entrepreneurs Monday, April 2, 2018 – 12:00 AM By Marian Díaz After Hurricane Maria, there … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Slow Hurricane Recovery Is Suffocating Small Business

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-07/puerto-rico-s-slow-hurricane-recovery-is-suffocating-small-business December 7, 2017, 5:01 AM EST Illustrator: Khylin Woodrow This fall’s hurricane season has been rough on Jesús Vázquez’s family business outside San Juan. Their 35-year-old ice factory and adjacent laundromat hasn’t had power since Hurricane Irma, which hit … Continue reading

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Some 5,000 Puerto Rico small businesses expected to close after Hurricane Maria; 35% could not reopen

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/some-5000-puerto-rico-small-businesses-expected-to-close-after-hurricane-maria-35-could-not-reopen Some 5,000 Puerto Rico small businesses expected to close after Hurricane Maria; 35% could not reopen By Eva Lloréns Vélez on October 27, 2017 SAN JUAN – Ten percent, or about 5,000 of Puerto Rico’s 50,000 small and midsize … Continue reading

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Without Power Restored, P.R. Retail Sector Could Lose $8.9B in 6 Months

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/without-power-restored-p-r-retail-sector-could-lose-8-9b-in-6-months Without Power Restored, P.R. Retail Sector Could Lose $8.9B in 6 Months By Eva Lloréns Vélez on October 23, 2017 SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rican Retail Trade Association (ACDET by its Spanish initials), a group founded in … Continue reading

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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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