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Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-reports-78-killings-one-deadliest-months-192005511.html Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months DANICA COTO Associated Press•February 1, 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, a forensic worker lifts a body at a crime scene in San Juan, … 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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Puerto Rico’s May 1 protest, strike leads to unnecessary destruction

Sure, some people are upset and angry with austerity measures.  However, property destruction will not help the situation.  Puerto Rico is million’s poorer due to the needless destruction and damage, business interruption, increased police presence.  Protests should be peaceful and … 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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Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-puertorico-pensions Uneasy Island Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions By Nick Brown Filed April 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m. GMT For years, the territory’s government piled on the benefits without paying for them. Now, it faces the prospect of stiffing retirees, … Continue reading

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