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Puerto Rico closes public school cafeterias amid food crisis

Why is it the Puerto Rican government’s responsibility to feed schoolchildren?  Isn’t it the responsibility of the parents? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-8315789/Puerto-Rico-closes-public-school-cafeterias-amid-food-crisis.html Puerto Rico closes public school cafeterias amid food crisis By Associated Press Published: 09:44 EDT, 13 May 2020 | Updated: 09:55 … Continue reading

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Fortunes wasted on an empty technology strategy. The government of Puerto Rico announces that the Department of Education will train teachers in the use of technology

Will file this under incompetence and mismanagement.  Billions of dollars squandered.  How much went to cronies with corrupt contracts? https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/fortuneswastedonanemptytechnologystrategy-2570245 Fortunes wasted on an empty technology strategy The government of Puerto Rico announces that the Department of Education will train … Continue reading

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Former Puerto Rico Education Chief Julia Beatrice Keleher Indicted in Alleged Quid Pro Quo Involving School Property

So are they guilty as charged or innocent as their lawyer claims? Former Puerto Rico Education Chief Indicted in Alleged Quid Pro Quo Involving School Property Former Puerto Rico Education Chief Indicted in Alleged Quid Pro Quo Involving School Property … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the US territory

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-01-10/puerto-ricos-earthquakes-pile-up-fresh-struggles-for-the-u-s-territory Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the U.S. territory A Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, church was heavily damaged in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times) By Jorge Castillo Jan. 10, 2020 9 AM GUAYANILLA, Puerto … 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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The mess of Puerto Rico, long before Hurricane Maria hit the island

  http://takimag.com/article/the_mess_before_maria_steve_sailer The Mess Before Maria by Steve Sailer October 04, 2017 photo credit: Bigstock Puerto Rico is a test case of whether nationalism is as dispensable as the heightening conventional wisdom assumes. Puerto Rico possesses many of the attributes … 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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