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Puerto Rico slowly brings back electricity after powerful earthquake

http://news.trust.org/item/20200108102705-whjbu Puerto Rico slowly brings back electricity after powerful earthquake by Reuters Wednesday, 8 January 2020 14:30 GMT By Luis Valentin Ortiz SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s power grid crept back to service on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Gov Declares State of Emergency After Earthquakes Rattle Island

Puerto Rico Gov Declares State of Emergency After Earthquakes Rattle Island Puerto Rico Gov Declares State of Emergency After Earthquakes Rattle Island By José Alvarado Vega on January 7, 2020 Gov. Wanda Vázquez meets with government officials (Courtesy) SAN JUAN … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria

http://beta.nydailynews.com/news/crime/puerto-rico-faces-surge-slayings-post-maria-article-1.3752263 Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria By Megan Cerullo Jan 11, 2018 | 9:10 PM Puerto Rico faces a new horror in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as 32 people have already been killed in … Continue reading

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Barrio Collores de Bayamón has been without electric service for seven months

What a tragedy!  7 months and still no power. https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/barriocolloresdebayamonllevasietemesessinservicioelectrico-2411186 Barrio Collores de Bayamón has been without electric service for seven months Residents demand government action to return to normal Monday, April 2, 2018 – 12:00 AM By Carmen Milagros … Continue reading

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For Puerto Rico, the Return to Business as Usual Is Slow

  It’s sad for Puerto Rico.   With no power for extended time periods like 6 months, it’s extremely difficult to successfully run a business in a modern economy.  With less economic activity, fewer jobs available, this causes more people to … Continue reading

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Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup?

Parts of Puerto Rico Won’t Have Power for 8 Months. What’s the Holdup? By FRANCES ROBLES and PATRICIA MAZZEIDEC. 23, 2017 San Isidro, P.R., this week. Some areas of Puerto Rico will not have power for as long as eight … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s leaders don’t know who has power. Most Puerto Ricans STILL don’t have power, 50 days after Hurricane Maria!

42% power generation in PR as of 11-8-17 does little good when less than 5% of Puerto Ricans have electricity, even 50 days after Hurricane Maria. Upper right box shows the government-owned monopoly’s power generation at Status.PR. http://status.pr The discrepancy … 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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Puerto Rico tourism craters in wake of Hurricane Maria

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-tourism-craters-in-wake-of-hurricane-maria Puerto Rico tourism craters in wake of Hurricane Maria By The Associated Press on October 24, 2017 SAN JUAN — The narrow blue cobblestone streets of Old San Juan are deserted. Cigar shops are boarded up. Boutiques in bright … Continue reading

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