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Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid From Hurricane Maria

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/01/15/dangling-disaster-relief-funds-white-house-require-puerto-rico-implement-reforms Trump Attaches Severe Restrictions to Puerto Rico’s Long-Delayed Disaster Aid By The New York Times on January 16, 2020 People fill a temporary shelter at a municipal stadium in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Jan. 10, 2020. The Trump administration … Continue reading

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Analysis: ‘Lack of progress’ in getting P.R.’s economy back on track bodes badly for the year 2020

https://newsismybusiness.com/analysis-19s-lack-of-progress-in-getting-p-r-s-economy-back-on-track-is-bad-omen Analysis: ‘Lack of progress’ in getting P.R.’s economy back on track bodes badly for ’20 January 2, 202001620 The lack of progress in getting Puerto Rico’s economy back on track does not bode well for what should happen in … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico, getting building permits now take only 20 days on average instead of 98 days

Puerto Rico, getting building permits now take only 20 days on average instead of 98 days.  While it’s definitely a big step in the right direction, 20 days is still too long. Puerto Rico gov’t: Doing business on the island … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico needs an IMF-style economic plan

  https://www.aei.org/publication/puerto-rico-needs-an-imf-style-economic-plan Desmond Lachman October 27, 2017 | Real Clear Markets Puerto Rico needs an IMF-style economic plan Economics, International Economics It would be an understatement to state that the hurricane-battered Puerto Rican economy is at serious risk of entering … Continue reading

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Fiscal Oversight Board’s letter detailing plan of action to Puerto Rico 12-20-2016

rec-end.gfrcdn.net/docs/editor/carta_junta.pdf FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND MANAGEMENT BOARD FOR PUERTO RICO Members Andrew J. Biggs Carlos M. García Arthur J. González José R. González Ana J. Matosantos David A. Skeel, Jr. José B. Carrión III Chair December 20, 2016 SENT VIA ELECTRONIC … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions

http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-puertorico-pensions Uneasy Island Puerto Rico’s other crisis: impoverished pensions By Nick Brown Filed April 7, 2016, 3:10 p.m. GMT For years, the territory’s government piled on the benefits without paying for them. Now, it faces the prospect of stiffing retirees, … Continue reading

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Pulling people from poverty

  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/may/16/ed-feulner-welfare-to-work-is-pulling-people-from- Pulling people from poverty Maine leads the way from welfare to work By Ed Feulner Monday, May 16, 2016 ANALYSIS/OPINION: “Go roll up your sleeves and go find out what poverty is all about.” You won’t find many … Continue reading

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