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Puerto Rico Decides The 1st Amendment Doesn’t Apply To Its Citizens; Criminalizes ‘Fake News’; Free Speech under attack

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200411/11593544282/puerto-rico-decides-1st-amendment-doesnt-apply-to-citizens-criminalizes-fake-news.shtml Puerto Rico Decides The 1st Amendment Doesn’t Apply To Its Citizens; Criminalizes ‘Fake News’ Free Speech from the bad-PR-for-PR dept Wed, Apr 15th 2020 10:54am — Tim Cushing Puerto Rico is a US territory and its citizens have been … Continue reading

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New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released

New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released By Caribbean Business on February 6, 2020 SAN JUAN — A new landslide guidebook is now available for Puerto Rico residents to learn more about the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico could learn from the perils of price controls that lead to shortages such as masks to protect against the Coronavirus

Puerto Rico should eliminate the inventory tax as this discourages companies from being more prepared, which discourages them from keeping more emergency supplies in stock, especially since many supplies cannot easily be trucked in, such as can be done in … Continue reading

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Hit by new natural disasters, with earthquakes, Puerto Rico’s woes deepened by corruption

With a long history of corruption and mismanagement in Puerto Rico, it would be irresponsible to be doling out recovery money without proper controls and oversight, to ensure the money benefits it’s citizens not just the politicians, elites, and well-connected. … Continue reading

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Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article239469148.html Anger grows in Puerto Rico over hidden emergency aid, government corruption By Jim Wyss January 20, 2020 05:17 PM Residents of Puerto Rico help those affected by the earthquakes that hit the southern part of the Island last week … Continue reading

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Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid From Hurricane Maria

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/01/15/dangling-disaster-relief-funds-white-house-require-puerto-rico-implement-reforms Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid By The New York Times on January 16, 2020 People fill a temporary shelter at a municipal stadium in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Jan. 10, 2020. The Trump administration … Continue reading

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Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Apparently President Donald Trump was correct about Puerto Rico not distributing the relief aid & supplies properly to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria.  Some people claim that Puerto Rico politicians intentionally withheld aid or were slow to distribute supplies to … Continue reading

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Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery

Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery By José Alvarado Vega on January 16, 2020 (Feisdra on Unsplash) Rating agency says ‘frequency of natural disasters’ could scare away investors SAN JUAN — The … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the US territory

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-01-10/puerto-ricos-earthquakes-pile-up-fresh-struggles-for-the-u-s-territory Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the U.S. territory A Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, church was heavily damaged in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times) By Jorge Castillo Jan. 10, 2020 9 AM GUAYANILLA, Puerto … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/puerto-rico-earthquake-aftershocks-again-rattle-coastline-as-residents-deal-with-disaster-after-disaster/2020/01/11/f3c843a6-347f-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster (The Washington Post) By Arelis R. Hernández and Cristina Corujo  January 11, 2020 at 5:35 PM EST GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped … Continue reading

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