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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 … Continue reading

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Census: 50% or more of residents in 36 P.R. towns live in poverty

https://newsismybusiness.com/census-50-or-more-of-residents-in-36-p-r-towns-live-in-poverty Census: 50% or more of residents in 36 P.R. towns live in poverty December 20, 2019 Young man sits outdoors and begs for money in Bayamón. (Credit: Eddie Toro – Dreamstime.com) During the 2014-2018 period, 50% or more of … Continue reading

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A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018

  https://census.gov/library/stories/2019/09/puerto-rico-outmigration-increases-poverty-declines.html A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018 Brian Glassman  | September 26, 2019 A year following Hurricane Maria, both the population and poverty rate declined in Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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What are the results of Democratic Socialism, aka Socialism?

A misguided reader in the comments section recently posted to promote Democratic Socialism, aka Socialism.  Socialism and Democratic Socialism are the same thing.  As this topic has become trendy in the US political climate recently, it shows that history needs … Continue reading

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Government perpetuates Socialistic cycle of dependency tendency in PR by delaying welfare work requirement for 4 years

Socialism lives on in PR! What politician will have courage to make the painful choices necessary for the long term good of Puerto Rico?  El Nuevo Dia is doing a great journalistic service by shining a light on this issue.  … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Democratic entrenchment fuels its own death spiral

Democrats in Puerto Rico INTENTIONALLY Keeping Power Off to Hurt Trump By Kevin Jackson – January 19, 2018 Democrats in Puerto Rico INTENTIONALLY Keeping Power Off to Hurt Trump The plot thickens in Puerto Rico. The Democrats there believe they … 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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