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Puerto Rico’s Agriculture and Farmers Decimated by Maria

Puerto Rico’s Agriculture and Farmers Decimated by Maria By FRANCES ROBLES and LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍSEPT. 24, 2017 Photo Plantain trees flattened by Hurricane Maria in Yabucoa, P.R. In a matter of hours, the storm destroyed about 80 percent of the crop … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/29/554492157/puerto-ricos-dairy-industry-once-robust-flattened-by-maria Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria September 29, 20174:27 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles A worker milking cows at a farm in Manati, Puerto Rico, on Thursday. Puerto Rico’s dairy farmers account … Continue reading

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Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/01/516913761/reviving-puerto-ricos-cocoa-farms-centuries-after-hurricanes-destroyed-them Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them March 1, 20174:31 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles Twitter Cacao pods ready for harvest at the Loiza Dark Chocolate farm. Courtesy of Loiza Dark Chocolate … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish – leading economic indicators, statistics on turnaround

http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Caribbean/Puerto-Rico/Price-History Puerto Rico’s housing market sluggish Puerto Rico has suffered an enormous economic crisis in the past five years.  There’s been high unemployment, massive emigration, and a near-catastrophic national debt crisis and credit rating downgrades The crisis has brought many … Continue reading

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