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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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Ride-Hailing Firms Seen as Integral in Advancing PR’s ‘Visitor Economy’

http://www.sanjuanweeklypr.com/index.html By MARIA MIRANDA SIERRA mirandasanjuanstar@gmail.com Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR) Board Chairman Jon Boschow last week highlighted the importance of new technologies and models of transportation for the development of the island’s tourism sector and the overall visitors economy, … 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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Uber, Lyft, and other ride sharing services in Puerto Rico are prohibited

In 2014 Uber was hoping to launch in Puerto Rico but the special interests such as the powerful taxi union worked to have the government pass legislation prohibiting Uber, Lyft, and other commercial ride sharing services.  While this is good … Continue reading

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