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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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Marriage, having children, planning for the future, especially in Puerto Rico, is not taken as seriously as it needs to be

See also https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/63-of-puerto-rican-women-ages-15-44-who-gave-birth-were-unmarried-in-2011-far-higher-than-all-hispanic-women-47-and-the-overall-rate-for-us-women-38 https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/puerto-rico-divorce-rates-psychologist-battles-puerto-ricos-high-divorce-rate How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege? Claire Cain Miller @clairecm SEPT. 25, 2017 Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Newcomers Club

Welcome to Puerto Rico!  Take a look around this site to find information that will be useful to you while visiting or living in Puerto Rico.  Whether you are on vacation or have moved here, we have put together many … Continue reading

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