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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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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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Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate

http://nypost.com/2017/06/09/far-from-nyc-parade-puerto-ricans-to-vote-on-islands-fate Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate By Danika Fears June 9, 2017 | 12:13am Thousands of Puerto Rican revelers clad in red, white and blue will hit the streets of New York City on Sunday … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers – WSJ 11-19-15

Incentives change behavior, whether for good or bad. https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-woos-home-buyers-1447947744 Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers Financial incentives are luring home buyers to Puerto Rico, where some jumbo loans have lower down-payment requirements than those in the states. Illustration: Chris Gash By … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico water rates expected to increase in January 2018

http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/waterhikemustgenerate1020million-2320291 Water hike must generate $1,020 million The AAA is developing several rate models it will submit to the Oversight Board Friday, May 12, 2017 – 9:39 AM By Gerardo E. Alvarado León The original AAA fiscal plan established the … Continue reading

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Uber says 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/uber-900-new-economic-opportunities-would-be-created-with-access-to-airport Uber: 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport By Cindy Burgos Alvarado on February 28, 2017 SAN JUAN – If the government allowed Uber drivers access to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the travel … Continue reading

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The Puerto Rico productivity problem – Puerto Ricans promoting inefficiency, wasting time, not utilizing best practices

Puerto Rico productivity and GDP are greatly harmed by Puerto Ricans widespread low email response rates and lack of proper customer service skills.  The reason why this is a problem is because Puerto Rico operates in a global economy where … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless IS NOT in Puerto Rico, but AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile ARE in Puerto Rico.

Many people want to know if their phone on a Verizon plan will work in Puerto Rico.  The answer is YES. Verizon has service in Puerto Rico, so if you are on Verizon, your phone should work in PR, at … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico divorce rates – Psychologist Battles Puerto Rico’s High Divorce Rate

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=348584&CategoryId=13003 Psychologist Battles Puerto Rico’s High Divorce Rate SAN JUAN – At least half of the marriages in Puerto Rico end in divorce due to mistakes in choosing the right partner, psychologist Silma Quiñones says in her latest book, “GPS … Continue reading

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