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Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage

Puerto Rico is a major welfare state.  For the hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans who have been conditioned by the government to rely on welfare, why would they want to work at a job, much less one in a … 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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More real world evidence that minimum wages harm people – Seattle WA

Those who think higher minimum wages solve problems are mistaken, as it’s contrary to a common sense economic principle.  The higher the price of a good or service, the less affordable it becomes, and thus, the less of it is … Continue reading

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Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate

http://nypost.com/2017/06/09/far-from-nyc-parade-puerto-ricans-to-vote-on-islands-fate Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate By Danika Fears June 9, 2017 | 12:13am Thousands of Puerto Rican revelers clad in red, white and blue will hit the streets of New York City on Sunday … Continue reading

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What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About the Minimum Wage

Minimum wages are contrary to free and fair markets.  If an unskilled person is not worth what an employer is forced to pay through unjust minimum wage laws, the employer will instead choose more automation or choose to not employ … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/06/us/puerto-rico-insolvency-business-owners-anxiety.html Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island By FRANCES ROBLES MAY 6, 2017 Workers at the Río Piedras terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, face waning business. Transportation businesses have been hurt by the economic crisis as … Continue reading

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Uber is trying to come to Puerto Rico again

This will be bad for taxi drivers, but good for almost everyone else.  More people will be able to find work as drivers.  More tourists will come to PR since they find it easier, cheaper, faster to get around.  More … Continue reading

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Gamestop to close ALL stores in Puerto Rico

This is an example of what happens with excessive government regulations strangling the private sector. In PR, the private sector is being squeezed by the government sector, with far too many government employees sucking the life out of PR. The … Continue reading

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Minimum wage laws harm the poor, not just in Puerto Rico, but all around the world

Minimum wage laws are short-sighted and harmful – especially to the young, poor, unskilled, and uneducated. There should be NO minimum wage laws, and no minimum wage. The free market should set wages. If someone’s skills have a value of, … Continue reading

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