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Tell Congress that Puerto Ricans want nationhood, not statehood

  https://thehill.com/opinion/international/506029-tell-congress-that-puerto-ricans-want-nationhood-not-statehood Tell Congress that Puerto Ricans want nationhood, not statehood By Julio Ortiz-Luquis and Javier A. Hernández, opinion contributors — 07/08/20 04:00 PM EDT © Getty Images For Puerto Ricans who support self-determination, it is truly mind-blowing that some … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club discriminates against Puerto Rico. Don’t Puerto Rican lives matter?

https://specialoffer.samsclub.com Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, offers instant savings at the register to those in the states, but not to those who shop in Puerto Rico.  Those who shop at Sam’s Club in the states can join Sam’s Club … Continue reading

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300,000 Puerto Ricans Projected to Leave Island in Two Years

The Puerto Rico government should encourage more Individual Investors to bring more capital and jobs to Puerto Rico, to turn Puerto Rico into a success story like Singapore, which changed from a 3rd world country to a 1st world county, … Continue reading

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Earthquake victims don’t trust the Puerto Rican government

With the culture of corruption, inefficient, incompetent operating manner, it’s not surprising that Puerto Rican citizens don’t trust the Puerto Rican government. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/earthquakevictimsdon%C2%B4ttrustthegovernment-2551253 Earthquake victims don´t trust the government 52 percent of residents in the hard-hit areas doubt about the … Continue reading

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‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/us/puerto-rico-earthquake.html ‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico The state of chaos that followed the 2017 storm robbed Puerto Ricans of any belief that their leaders could manage another natural disaster. Video 0:09/1:38 transcript Puerto Rico Earthquake … Continue reading

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‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake on January 11, 2020

http://news.trust.org/item/20200111010733-010sr ‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake by Reuters Saturday, 11 January 2020 01:40 GMT (Adds comment from Yauco resident, background on aftershocks) By Ricardo Ortiz YAUCO, Puerto Rico, Jan 10 (Reuters) – A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked … Continue reading

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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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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 Ricans Want Their Government To Be More Transparent

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/19/669145225/post-maria-puerto-ricans-want-their-government-to-be-more-transparent 3:35 Download Transcript November 19, 20184:59 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Adrian Florido Twitter The movement in Puerto Rico is growing. It’s taken on greater urgency after Hurricane Maria, as the island prepares for the arrival of tens … Continue reading

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