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Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood 6-9-17 WSJ.com

https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-to-vote-sunday-on-statehood-1497026520 Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood Nonbinding election comes as U.S. territory fights creditors after declaring what amounts to the country’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy By Arian Campo-Flores June 9, 2017 12:42 p.m. ET 133 COMMENTS Voters in Puerto … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico goes to the polls for statehood

  http://thehill.com/latino/336667-puerto-rico-goes-to-the-polls-for-statehood Puerto Rico’s government is banking on a push for statehood to solve the structural issues that led to its financial crisis. Puerto Ricans will vote Sunday to decide the territory’s status. If statehood wins, as expected, the island … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times

https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-ricos-bankruptcy-leaves-us-island-facing-hard-020039188.html Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times Elodie CUZIN AFPJune 6, 2017 View photos People walk past murals protesting the state of the economy in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the former Spanish colony of 3.5 million, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Exodus Is Speeding the Island’s Economic Collapse

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-02/-i-had-to-choose-for-my-family-thousands-fleeing-puerto-rico Puerto Rico’s Exodus Is Speeding the Island’s Economic Collapse by Jonathan Levin @JonathanJLevinMore stories by Jonathan Levin and Rebecca Spalding @rcurtisspaldingMore stories by Rebecca Spalding ‎June‎ ‎2‎, ‎2017‎ ‎6‎:‎00‎ ‎AM‎ ‎-04 Exodus from island means economic resurgence will be … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s brain drain. Statistics on population loss

http://news.yahoo.com/puerto-ricans-flock-us-mainland-island-crisis-worsens-221252402.html Puerto Ricans flock to US mainland as island crisis worsens AFP By Diego Urdaneta August 22, 2014 6:12 PM Miami (AFP) – The island of Puerto Rico is depopulating, as residents stream to the US mainland fleeing the island’s … Continue reading

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