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Puerto Rico co-ops unfazed by debt-forgiveness talk, Moody’s downgrade

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-co-ops-unmoved-by-debt-forgiveness-talk-moodys-downgrade Puerto Rico co-ops unfazed by debt-forgiveness talk, Moody’s downgrade By Eva Lloréns Vélez on October 16, 2017 SAN JUAN –  Cooperatives Supervision & Insurance Corp. (Cossec by its Spanish acronym) Chairwoman Ivelisse Torres said Puerto Rico credit unions, … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage

Puerto Rico is a major welfare state.  For the hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans who have been conditioned by the government to rely on welfare, why would they want to work at a job, much less one in a … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/puerto-rico-hurricane-recovery/os-puerto-ricans-displaced-housing-central-florida-20180116-story.html Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers Maria Baez Claudio, who has benefited from FEMA’s Transitional Shelter Assistance, worries about long term housing options for her and her 5-year-old grandson with special needs. … Continue reading

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Here’s how an obscure tax change sank Puerto Rico’s economy

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/26/heres-how-an-obscure-tax-change-sank-puerto-ricos-economy.html Here’s how an obscure tax change sank Puerto Rico’s economy Even before a devastating hurricane brought Puerto Rico to a near standstill, the government there was struggling with an economy in shambles and a default on billions of dollars … Continue reading

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In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria

Read also, this opinion article, why Democrats want Puerto Rico to fail, to encourage more Puerto Ricans to move to the states, and to vote for Democrats. https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/the-mess-of-puerto-rico-long-before-hurricane-maria-hit-the-island === https://www.yahoo.com/news/florida-eyes-puerto-rican-voters-maria-140106480.html In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s leaders don’t know who has power. Most Puerto Ricans STILL don’t have power, 50 days after Hurricane Maria!

42% power generation in PR as of 11-8-17 does little good when less than 5% of Puerto Ricans have electricity, even 50 days after Hurricane Maria. Upper right box shows the government-owned monopoly’s power generation at Status.PR. http://status.pr The discrepancy … Continue reading

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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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