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Puerto Rico’s eye-popping economic situation, in charts

https://qz.com/1091341/puerto-ricos-eye-popping-economic-situation-in-charts Puerto Rico’s eye-popping economic situation, in charts By Eshe NelsonSeptember 30, 2017 The catastrophic devastation that Hurricane Maria brought to Puerto Rico has been made worse by the island’s struggling economy and the US government’s poor efforts to help aid … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s $300-an-Hour Demographer Catches Heat From Bondholders

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-20/puerto-rico-s-300-an-hour-demographer-catches-heat-from-bondholders Puerto Rico’s $300-an-Hour Demographer Catches Heat From Bondholders November 20, 2018, 6:00 AM GMT-4 Lyman Stone in Hong Kong on Nov. 6, 2018.Photographer: Xyza Cruz Bacani for Bloomberg Businessweek LISTEN TO ARTICLE 6:54 Some of the most contentious numbers … Continue reading

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Exodus from Puerto Rico grows as island struggles to rebound from Hurricane Maria

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/exodus-from-puerto-rico-grows-as-island-struggles-to-rebound-from-hurricane-maria/2018/03/06/b2fcb996-16c3-11e8-92c9-376b4fe57ff7_story.html Exodus from Puerto Rico grows as island struggles to rebound from Hurricane Maria by Arelis R. Hernández by Arelis R. Hernández Email the author National March 6 Email the author A neighborhood in Cayey, Puerto Rico, remains without power … Continue reading

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Here’s how an obscure tax change sank Puerto Rico’s economy

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/26/heres-how-an-obscure-tax-change-sank-puerto-ricos-economy.html Here’s how an obscure tax change sank Puerto Rico’s economy Even before a devastating hurricane brought Puerto Rico to a near standstill, the government there was struggling with an economy in shambles and a default on billions of dollars … Continue reading

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Report: Puerto Rico Exodus to Increase in the Next 2 Years

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/report-puerto-rico-exodus-to-increase-in-the-next-2-years Report: Puerto Rico Exodus to Increase in the Next 2 Years By Rosario Fajardo on October 30, 2017 SAN JUAN – A report by Hunter College’s Center for Puerto Rican Studies projects that outmigration from the island as a … Continue reading

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For Many on Puerto Rico, the Most Coveted Item is a Plane Ticket Out – Exodus to the states after Hurricane Maria

For Many on Puerto Rico, the Most Coveted Item is a Plane Ticket Out Leer en español By JACK HEALY and LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍOCT. 5, 2017 241 Juan R. Delgado Torres of Caguas, P.R. waited on Wednesday for a flight to … Continue reading

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Debt Alone Won’t Crush Puerto Rico. Depopulation Is the Curse.

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-06/debt-alone-won-t-crush-puerto-rico-depopulation-is-the-curse Debt Alone Won’t Crush Puerto Rico. Depopulation Is the Curse. Erasing the island’s bond obligations would not be sufficient, if migration continues. by Megan McArdle October 6, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT-4 The trend lines in Puerto Rico are going … Continue reading

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