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Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-reports-78-killings-one-deadliest-months-192005511.html Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months DANICA COTO Associated Press•February 1, 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, a forensic worker lifts a body at a crime scene in San Juan, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood 6-9-17 WSJ.com

https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-to-vote-sunday-on-statehood-1497026520 Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood Nonbinding election comes as U.S. territory fights creditors after declaring what amounts to the country’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy By Arian Campo-Flores June 9, 2017 12:42 p.m. ET 133 COMMENTS Voters in Puerto … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times

https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-ricos-bankruptcy-leaves-us-island-facing-hard-020039188.html Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times Elodie CUZIN AFPJune 6, 2017 View photos People walk past murals protesting the state of the economy in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the former Spanish colony of 3.5 million, … Continue reading

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Uber picking up at SJU airport, at least temporarily

http://www.laconexionusa.com/noticias/20170512379090_lc37909012.asp Uber thanks Rossello’s provisional measure on transportation in San Juan Source: EFE 05/12/2017 San Juan, May 12 (EFEUSA) .- Uber’s communications manager, Julie Robinson, thanked the governor of Puerto Rico in a statement “for making the decision in favor … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s May 1 protest, strike leads to unnecessary destruction

Sure, some people are upset and angry with austerity measures.  However, property destruction will not help the situation.  Puerto Rico is million’s poorer due to the needless destruction and damage, business interruption, increased police presence.  Protests should be peaceful and … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/06/us/puerto-rico-insolvency-business-owners-anxiety.html Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island By FRANCES ROBLES MAY 6, 2017 Workers at the Río Piedras terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, face waning business. Transportation businesses have been hurt by the economic crisis as … Continue reading

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San Juan Traffic Chaos as Taxi and Truck Drivers Protest against Uber in Puerto Rico

Uber will greatly expand where people in Puerto Rico can travel, while reducing travel time and travel cost.  Free markets are fair markets, which are good for consumers and society.  For example of a highly controlled, highly regulated market economy, … Continue reading

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