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Job creation must be a priority in Puerto Rico, not pushing more people onto welfare to make them dependent instead of independent

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/jobcreationmustbeapriority-2578479 Job creation must be a priority Due to the pandemic, the island has the second-highest unemployment rate among U.S. jurisdictions Saturday, June 27, 2020 – 9:47 AM By ELNUEVODIA.COM   To reactivate the economy after the crisis the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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300,000 Puerto Ricans Projected to Leave Island in Two Years Due to Harmful Socialistic Policies Leading to a Lack of Good Job Opportunities

300,000 Puerto Ricans projected to leave in the next 2 years is a repudiation of Puerto Rican government policies that are crushing opportunity and the outlook for life in Puerto Rico.  The focus should be on long-term economic development creating … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jones Act. Let’s Hope it’s Your Last

https://www.cato.org/blog/happy-birthday-jones-act-lets-hope-its-last Happy Birthday Jones Act. Let’s Hope it’s Your Last June 5, 2020 By Colin Grabow The Jones Act turns 100 years old today. But the only ones likely to be celebrating or sending birthday cards are Washington special interests. For all other Americans … Continue reading

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A dramatic rise in unemployment in Puerto Rico due to forced lockdown of non-essential businesses

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/adramaticriseinunemployment-2564417 A dramatic rise in unemployment Debate continues between rapid impoverishment and exposure to a virus that can kill thousands of lives Monday, April 27, 2020 – 1:42 PM By Ricardo Cortés Chico (Vanessa Serra ) Air traffic reduced globally, … Continue reading

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A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018

  https://census.gov/library/stories/2019/09/puerto-rico-outmigration-increases-poverty-declines.html A Third of Movers From Puerto Rico to the Mainland United States Relocated to Florida in 2018 Brian Glassman  | September 26, 2019 A year following Hurricane Maria, both the population and poverty rate declined in Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico medical quality, waiting times far worse than in the states

Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers December 3, 201902009 The readmission rate measures the percentage of patients who had an unplanned readmission to the … Continue reading

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There are over 10,000 Airbnb-listed properties in Puerto Rico

https://caribbeanbusiness.com/there-are-over-10000-airbnb-listed-properties-in-puerto-rico There are over 10,000 Airbnb-listed properties in Puerto Rico By Caribbean Business on February 14, 2019 SAN JUAN – There are more than 10,000 Airbnb properties in Puerto Rico, according to a report by Estudios Técnicos Inc., a Puerto Rico-based financial … Continue reading

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Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. – Crime, murder, drugs in Puerto Rico

  https://www.houstonpress.com/news/bloody-tide-how-puerto-rico-affects-the-us-6597606 Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. Michael E. Miller, Casey Michel | March 20, 2013 | 4:00am Julio Ramos Oliver died over a spilled drink. It was just after midnight January 20, and Old San Juan … Continue reading

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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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Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight

Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight By FRANCES ROBLES JULY 16, 2017 An abandoned furniture store in Lares, P.R. The town in the mountainous heart of the Caribbean island has lost more people to … Continue reading

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