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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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Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark

Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark By LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ and ANEMONA HARTOCOLLISSEPT. 20, 2017 Photo A collapsed building in Old San Juan, P.R., on Thursday. Credit Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times SAN JUAN, P.R. — Read … Continue reading

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How Free Electricity Helped Dig $9 Billion Hole in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico giving away electricity for free and Venezuela giving away products like gasoline for almost free are terrible policy mistakes. Such Socialistic policies are destructive because they do not allow the free market to assign the correct prices for … Continue reading

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