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PR cockfighting community tries to preserve the right to have cockfighting

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/againstcockfighting-2529027 Against cockfighting Kitty Block, an animal rights activist, says Congress won’t change the measure Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 11:20 AM By Alex Figueroa Cancel Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. (Archive) … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s governor Wanda Vazquez defies cockfighting ban, setting up showdown with US Federal government in Washington DC. Court battle likely

“Vazquez said she was not setting up a confrontation between local authorities and the federal government.” What the governor is saying makes no sense, as she is exactly setting up a confrontation since the law she signed is the opposite … Continue reading

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Trump gripes he gets ‘no credit’ for relief efforts in Puerto Rico

https://nypost.com/2018/11/29/trump-gripes-he-gets-no-credit-for-relief-efforts-in-puerto-rico Trump gripes he gets ‘no credit’ for relief efforts in Puerto Rico By Bob Fredericks, Nikki Schwab and Marisa Schultz November 29, 2018 | 1:50pm | Updated AP President Trump says the amount of money the government spent on … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Want Their Government To Be More Transparent

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/19/669145225/post-maria-puerto-ricans-want-their-government-to-be-more-transparent 3:35 Download Transcript November 19, 20184:59 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Adrian Florido Twitter The movement in Puerto Rico is growing. It’s taken on greater urgency after Hurricane Maria, as the island prepares for the arrival of tens … Continue reading

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Ocasio-Cortez Laments Diner That Closed … Partly Due To Policy She Promotes

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reflects poorly on Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans with her unfettered ignorance in promoting Socialism.  Capitalism spreads prosperity; Socialism spreads poverty.  Only the ignorant vote for Socialism and Socialists.  Educate yourself to understand history so you don’t have … Continue reading

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FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered

  FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered. Leer en español By PATRICIA MAZZEI and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZFEB. 6, 2018 Residents of San Isidro, P.R., waited for food and water in October. Credit Erika P. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico needs an IMF-style economic plan

  https://www.aei.org/publication/puerto-rico-needs-an-imf-style-economic-plan Desmond Lachman October 27, 2017 | Real Clear Markets Puerto Rico needs an IMF-style economic plan Economics, International Economics It would be an understatement to state that the hurricane-battered Puerto Rican economy is at serious risk of entering … Continue reading

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