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Puerto Rico’s Urban Train – Let’s Review, 15 Years Later – A Hesitant Puerto Rico Tries Commuting by Train

Was it a success or a boondoggle and huge waste of money?  Were the rosy projections correct? http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/19/us/a-hesitant-puerto-rico-tries-commuting-by-train.html A Hesitant Puerto Rico Tries Commuting by Train By Ariana Green Nov. 19, 2005 SAN JUAN, P.R. – Carlos Medina rides the … Continue reading

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DMV/DTOP in Puerto Rico shouldn’t take a full day to complete a task!

When you go, you first stand in the Information line to give a paper ticket with your number on it.  Then you watch a screen and/or listen for your number to be called.  One big inadequacy is that there is … Continue reading

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591 cars reported stolen in Puerto Rico by February 2019, 54 more than at this time in February 2018

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/nota/suman591losautosrobadoshastalafecha-2479049 There are 591 stolen cars to date After reporting an increase, the Division of Stolen Vehicles exhorted citizens to protect their vehicles Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 9:31 AM By ELNUEVODIA.COM   The most stolen vehicle is the … Continue reading

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38 cars are stolen in the first three days of 2019 in Puerto Rico

Does PR use bait cars? https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/nota/seroban38autosenlosprimerostresdiasdel2019enpuertorico-2469040 38 cars are stolen in the first three days of 2019 in Puerto Rico The areas of San Juan and Bayamón are those that have reported the most stolen vehicles so far this year … Continue reading

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Dealing with Puerto Rico government agencies, needless inefficiency, time wasted, outdated information, DMV, DTOP, CESCO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

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Car window tinting to protect your car, truck, SUV in Puerto Rico

Since Puerto Rico is near the equator, the UV rays are intense, which damages your skin, the skin of passengers, and the car interior.  Therefore, it is worthwhile and highly recommend to have window tint installed in your vehicle.  Puerto … Continue reading

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Kia, Hyundai, Mazda – buying a new car in Puerto Rico

We are no longer recommending these brands or this dealer due to negative reports of not honoring the warranty for cars they sell that are rusting prematurely. https://mazdaofpuertorico.wordpress.com/2020/02/23/mazda-cars-in-puerto-rico-rust-prematurely-tonito-mazda-mazda-puerto-rico-wont-honor-their-car-warranties When buying a Kia, Hyundai, or Mazda, we NO LONGER recommend you … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico car insurance – Mapfre, QBE Optima Velox24, Seguros Multiples, Universal

When you register your car, $99 of that fee goes towards about $4000 in compulsory insurance coverage.  This is a good start, but not enough to properly protect yourself in the event of an accident.  The reason Puerto Rico requires … Continue reading

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Uber says 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/uber-900-new-economic-opportunities-would-be-created-with-access-to-airport Uber: 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport By Cindy Burgos Alvarado on February 28, 2017 SAN JUAN – If the government allowed Uber drivers access to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the travel … Continue reading

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Sixt Car Rental of Puerto Rico should be avoided, review, reviews, feedback complaints

Sixt shares a shuttle bus in Puerto Rico with 2 other rogue car rental companies, U-Save Car Rental and Nu Car Rentals.  All 3 are located in the same building. Sixt Av. Isla Verde 6772 Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979 787-791-1991 … Continue reading

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