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PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR, Sila Maria Calderon, back in 2001, was said TO STALK CORRUPTION

This article from 2001 shows how corruption in Puerto Rico has been a problem for decades. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2001-01-01-0101010330-story.html PUERTO RICO’S NEW GOVERNOR TO STALK CORRUPTION Ivan Roman, San Juan Bureau THE ORLANDO SENTINEL January 1, 2001 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Senator Is Arrested in Corruption Case

    Puerto Rico Senator Is Arrested in Corruption Case Federal prosecutors said that when he was a mayor, Senator Abel Nazario and two aides illegally used tax money to pay five campaign workers. Senator Abel Nazario Quiñones, seen here … Continue reading

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Corruption in Puerto Rico—Gasp!

https://www.wsj.com/articles/corruption-in-puerto-ricogasp-11563744090 Corruption in Puerto Rico—Gasp! Federal permission to declare bankruptcy emboldens the political class By Mary Anastasia O’Grady July 21, 2019 5:21 pm ET Opinion: Puerto Rico Protests are a Reaction to Corruption Protests have rocked the island of Puerto … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico power, water utilities to suspend service to customers in arrears

https://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-power-water-utilities-to-suspend-service-to-customers-in-arrears The freeloaders need to be cut off, because it is unsustainable for the utilities to survive when customers don’t pay their bills.  Why they never did this before?  Where is the common sense? Puerto Rico power, water utilities to … Continue reading

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Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article155313554.html June 09, 2017 2:09 PM Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse By Jessica Campisi jcampisi@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON When Puerto Ricans vote Sunday on the political future for the U.S. territory, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló … Continue reading

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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’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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