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Puerto Rico’s new electoral code signed into law by Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced, despite objection from political opposition parties who say she broke her promise to seek consensus

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/puertoricosnewelectoralcodesignedintolaw-2577136 Puerto Rico’s new electoral code signed into law Despite objection from political opposition parties and 135 days before elections, Wanda Vázquez Garced decided to sign the new code into law Sunday, June 21, 2020 – 11:45 AM By Ricardo … Continue reading

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Rep. Natal presents bill to raise Puerto Rico minimum wage to $13

Stupid proposal, by an ignorant politician, because interfering in the free market will cause tremendous job losses.  Many small businesses would be forced to close for not being able to pay an artificially high minimum wage.  The businesses that remain … Continue reading

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Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries before the start of the count of the primaries

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/angelperezyantoniosotoseacusanmutuamentederobarselasprimarias-1239394 TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries Before the start of the count of the primaries Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 12:00 AM Updated on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 9:26 … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to hold statehood referendum

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/puerto-rico-hold-statehood-referendum-amid-disillusion-70723188 Puerto Rico to hold statehood referendum By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:41PM FILE – In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol in San Juan. … Continue reading

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How Puerto Rico got into its current financial mess

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article64452617.html How Puerto Rico got into its current financial mess BY JOHN McPHAUL Special to the Miami Herald March 06, 2016 02:00 PM   A man drinks a beer in a local bar as he watches Puerto Rico’s governor Alejandro … Continue reading

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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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Protest Against Puerto Rico Earthquake Response Dispersed by Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets

While there seems to be a culture of corruption in Puerto Rico politicians, if you want to participate in demonstrations, please refrain from damaging Puerto Rico with grafitti, vandalism, or other destruction.  Intentionally causing destruction is a drain on Puerto … Continue reading

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Legislator warns of consequences were Puerto Rico a domestic jurisdiction

If Puerto Rico becomes a domestic jurisdiction, taxes will go up, more jobs will be lost.  Silly for anyone to want to  increase the tax burden, while causing massive job losses. http://caribbeanbusiness.com/legislator-warns-of-consequences-were-puerto-rico-a-domestic-jurisdiction Legislator warns of consequences were Puerto Rico a … Continue reading

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PDP says NPP wasted millions on plebiscite that NPP knew was not approved

Puerto Rico is struggling, yet millions were wasted on a vote for statehood when the wording on the ballots was not approved. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theoppositiondenouncessilenceabouttheconsultation-2329812 The opposition denounces silence about the consultation It was never revealed that a second review of the … 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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