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Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/29/554492157/puerto-ricos-dairy-industry-once-robust-flattened-by-maria Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria September 29, 20174:27 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles A worker milking cows at a farm in Manati, Puerto Rico, on Thursday. Puerto Rico’s dairy farmers account … Continue reading

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How Puerto Rico Lost Its Home-Grown Food, But Might Find It Again

Article neglects a greater mention of counter-productive government policies, an entrenched welfare mindset which disincentivizes working, culture of horrible and uncompetitive customer service skills, uncompetitive labor costs, uncompetitive minimum wage laws, low productivity.  In a competitive global economy, it will … Continue reading

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