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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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Getting a Driver’s License in Puerto Rico, How To, DMV, DTOP

See also the separate page for DMV DTOP locations with a handy map. When you need to buy a new or used car, read these 2 links to learn how to avoid being ripped off by the dealers, and save … Continue reading

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