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Cate Long, expert on Puerto Rico’s dysfunction, says PR government bureaucracy is one key problem holding PR back

This is well worth the time to listen to Cate Long in this podcast.  Many of her common sense ideas are similar to those as posted here.  In order for Puerto Rico to prosper, there must be a framework where it … Continue reading

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300,000 Puerto Ricans Projected to Leave Island in Two Years Due to Harmful Socialistic Policies Leading to a Lack of Good Job Opportunities

300,000 Puerto Ricans projected to leave in the next 2 years is a repudiation of Puerto Rican government policies that are crushing opportunity and the outlook for life in Puerto Rico.  The focus should be on long-term economic development creating … Continue reading

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France’s Reckoning: Rich, Young Flee Welfare State; Sounds Familiar to What is Happening in Puerto Rico

Who will be left in Puerto Rico if politicians drive off the rich, the entrepreneurs, the investors, the ones who are the ones most responsible for job creation?  The politicians, the government workers, and people on welfare will remain.  Yet … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Cannot Live Forever on Federal Funds. Breaking with the culture of dependency is necessary

The solution is high quality job growth, not funneling more people into generational welfare. https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/opinion/opinion-puerto-rico-cannot-live-forever-on-federal-funds/article_4fb189b8-8fb4-11ea-97c5-ab866ff500af.html [OPINION] Puerto Rico Cannot Live Forever on Federal Funds Breaking with the culture of dependency is necessary Gustavo Vélez, Inteligencia Económica May 6, 2020 Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Jones Act Holds America Hostage for 100 years – and should be Abolished

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5vYw_V_-4o Peter Schiff explains why government policies such as the Jones Act do more harm than good, an argument for smaller government, which in turn will reduce corruption.  The Jones Act is a terrible law that should … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico government continues paying all government workers, even those NOT working while at home. Now PR wants to give them an extra $500 bonus.

Where is the shared sacrifice?  There are already too many government workers in Puerto Rico relative to the overall population.  It’s easy to give away money that’s not your own.  Taken to its logical conclusion, this is a race to … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Government defends response to the Coronavirus Covid-19 emergency

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/governmentdefendsresponsetotheemergency-2560744 Government defends response to the emergency The Board director said that this administration has been slow in the use of funds available to address the COVID-19 emergency Monday, April 13, 2020 – 12:12 PM By Leysa Caro González (Ramón … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Governor Announces additional $787 million Relief Package Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

If there are 3.1 million people living in Puerto Rico, that equates to about $305 per person.  $787 million plus $160 previously allocated = $947 million/3.1 million people = $305 per person.  This will add close to $1 Billion more … Continue reading

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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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