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Bureaucracy is the enemy of growth

Puerto Rico wages are lower that the lowest state, Mississippi.  An argument can be made that Puerto Rican wages are TOO HIGH, based on the low productivity and inefficiencies in conducting business with the government in PR. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/bureaucracyistheenemyofgrowth-2525937 Bureaucracy is … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico private sector calls Permits Regulation regressive

Puerto Rico is a difficult place to conduct personal and business transactions with the government.  Whether it’s spending all day at the DMV to renew a driver’s license or registration; or to renew licenses for a business, PR leaders need … Continue reading

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When Will Renewables Flourish in Puerto Rico?

Renewables won’t flourish when people are punished with excessive fees, cumbersome regulations.  “Wilson said the RSA-mandated fee would violate Act 17’s ban on direct or indirect fees on renewable energy consumption. He said the proposed 2.7 cents per kilowatt-hour fee … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico, getting building permits now take only 20 days on average instead of 98 days

Puerto Rico, getting building permits now take only 20 days on average instead of 98 days.  While it’s definitely a big step in the right direction, 20 days is still too long. Puerto Rico gov’t: Doing business on the island … Continue reading

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Half of Puerto Rico’s housing was built illegally. Then came Hurricane Maria.

This is what you get with poor planning, not following building codes, the government and citizens tolerating it. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article199948699.html Puerto Rico address issues of “informal construction” after Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria destroyed many structures in Puerto Rico, including what building … Continue reading

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Weak Building Code Enforcement Exacerbates Destruction in Puerto Rico

  https://www.wsj.com/articles/weak-building-code-enforcement-exacerbates-destruction-in-puerto-rico-1512475200 Weak Building Code Enforcement Exacerbates Destruction in Puerto Rico Far fewer homes on the island might have been damaged during Hurricane Maria if all of them had been built to code Pedro Deschamps helps workers hired by FEMA … Continue reading

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Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics 1-6-15 by ViceNews

Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics 1-6-15 by ViceNews Puerto Rico has the world’s highest overall percentage of homicides by firearms, at 91 percent. But this statistic hasn’t stopped the NRA from setting up shop, establishing … Continue reading

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