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Puerto Rico’s population has stabilized in the last year

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/adeclineinmigrationratesduring2019-2538307 A decline in migration rates during 2019 Find out why fewer people are emigrating and why there are more moving back to Puerto Rico Thursday, January 2, 2020 – 9:51 AM By Ricardo Cortés Chico The most recent population … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions – corruption, insider abuse, contempt for citizens

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/ricardo-rossello-confirmed-puerto-ricans-suspicions/594616 Puerto Rico’s Governor Confirmed His People’s Worst Suspicions For Puerto Ricans, sensing the governing elite’s disdain for them was dispiriting enough. Seeing the evidence in print was a whole other matter. July 24, 2019 Pedro Reina-Pérez University of Puerto … Continue reading

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More than 350,000 Puerto Rican drivers have an expired driver’s license, or over 10% of licensed Puerto Rican drivers

One key reason why so many people in PR are driving with an expired driver’s license is the unnecessarily difficult and cumbersome process to comply with the law!  For example, in Puerto Rico, one may not renew a driver’s license … Continue reading

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A huge difference in salaries between Puerto Rico and Mississippi

How much of the lower salaries in PR are related to the inefficiencies and lower productivity of Puerto Rican workers?   Spend a day in the DMV getting a driver’s license or renewing your car compared to doing the same … Continue reading

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Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List – for vacation

  Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List Recovering from Hurricane Maria, in 2019 the island represents so many fragile spots around the globe.  The Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan.CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New … Continue reading

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Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat

Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat On the first stop of his yearlong journey, the 52 Places Traveler makes it his mission to get off the beaten path and into the island. By Sebastian Modak Feb. 15, 2019 … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico is living an impoverished debt nightmare reminiscent of southern Europe or Detroit

https://qz.com/125654/puerto-rico-is-living-an-impoverished-debt-nightmare-reminiscent-of-southern-europe-or-detroit Puerto Rico is living an impoverished debt nightmare reminiscent of southern Europe or Detroit By Simone FoxmanSeptember 19, 2013 Puerto Rico’s poverty rate hit 44.9%, according to new data released today by the US Census Bureau—that’s nearly double the poverty rate … Continue reading

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