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Welcome to Puerto Rico, Now Line Up for Your Virus Screening

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/welcome-to-puerto-rico-now-line-up-for-your-virus-screening Welcome to Puerto Rico, Now Line Up for Your Virus Screening Jim Wyss May 23 2020, 5:30 PMMay 24 2020, 3:36 AM   (Bloomberg) —   Known for its world-class beaches, laid-back vibe and status as a natural-disaster magnet, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico medical quality, waiting times far worse than in the states

Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers December 3, 201902009 The readmission rate measures the percentage of patients who had an unplanned readmission to the … Continue reading

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Federal authorities to stop fraud in healthcare programs

It is widely known that in PR, there is a great deal of healthcare fraud, as many citizens under-report their income to qualify for free medical care.  Doctors and dentists in PR have told me that it’s easier for the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report

  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/puerto-rico-burning-bodies-of-hurricane-victims-without-including-them-in-official-death-toll-report/article/2638829 Puerto Rico burning bodies of hurricane victims without including them in official death toll: Report by Mandy Mayfield | Oct 27, 2017, 4:41 PM Crematoriums and funeral homes are being authorized by the Puerto Rican government to burn … 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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Cost of living in San Juan, Puerto Rico metro area 11.6% higher than U.S.

Cost of living in SJ metro area 11.6% higher than U.S. Written by Michelle Kantrow // June 20, 2016 // Economy Living in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 11.6 percent higher than the average for other metropolitan … Continue reading

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