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Restricted criteria for Coronavirus tests in Puerto Rico

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/restrictedcriteriafortests-2553389 Restricted criteria for tests Despite recommendations by the scientific community and international organizations, the Puerto Rican government continues to examine only under very limited criteria Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – 9:36 AM By Benjamín Torres Gotay Although in the … Continue reading

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Earthquake victims don’t trust the Puerto Rican government

With the culture of corruption, inefficient, incompetent operating manner, it’s not surprising that Puerto Rican citizens don’t trust the Puerto Rican government. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/earthquakevictimsdon%C2%B4ttrustthegovernment-2551253 Earthquake victims don´t trust the government 52 percent of residents in the hard-hit areas doubt about the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico government falls for phishing scam, loses $2.6 million

Will file this one under incompetence & mismanagement… https://www.fox5ny.com/news/puerto-rico-government-phishing-scam Puerto Rico government falls for phishing scam, loses $2.6 million By Danica Coto Published February 12 Puerto Rico   ( AP file ) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Rico’s government … Continue reading

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A month after Puerto Rico’s earthquakes began, more than 4,000 still sleep outside

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-month-after-puerto-rico-s-earthquakes-began-more-than-4-000-still-sleep-outside/ar-BBZq22i https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/nation/a-month-after-puerto-rico-s-earthquakes-began-more-than/article_4691c9e8-e724-56f4-99e9-c87c069ec18f.html A month after Puerto Rico’s earthquakes began, more than 4,000 still sleep outside By Jim Wyss, Miami Herald January 28, 2020 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A month after a series of powerful earthquakes began rattling Puerto Rico, … Continue reading

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Federal government pays people $1050 to destroy generator, cement mixer, backhoe, icebox, washer/dryer combo unit and trolleybuses. Why not sell them instead?

https://www.justice.gov/usao-pr/pr/three-individuals-indicted-and-arrested-lying-agency-united-states-and-embezzlement Why is the federal government paying people $1050 to destroy a “generator, cement mixer, backhoe, icebox, washer/dryer combo unit and trolleybuses?” Why not sell them instead?  Doesn’t seem like smart government to pay for the destruction of property that … Continue reading

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PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR, Sila Maria Calderon, back in 2001, was said TO STALK CORRUPTION

This article from 2001 shows how corruption in Puerto Rico has been a problem for decades. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2001-01-01-0101010330-story.html PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR TO STALK CORRUPTION Ivan Roman, San Juan Bureau THE ORLANDO SENTINEL January 1, 2001 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — … Continue reading

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Protest Against Puerto Rico Earthquake Response Dispersed by Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

While there seems to be a culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians, if you want to participate in demonstrations, please refrain from damaging Puerto Rico with grafitti, vandalism, or other destruction.  Intentionally causing destruction is a drain on Puerto … Continue reading

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