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Don’t mail canned food, cans of food, to Puerto Rico, as food relief. Send money or non-canned food instead.

There is food in Puerto Rico which can be bought in the stores. It would be more economical to send money or lighter weight food. Cans are heavy and costly to ship. In addition, the heavy weight of the cans … Continue reading

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Price controls CREATE shortages. Learn from what happened to Venezuela instead of making the same mistake!

If businesses are not allowed to set their own prices in a free market, they will stop supplying or supply less needed products like food and supplies. Read here to learn what happens as a result of price controls, in … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Zip Codes, Postal Codes

In Puerto Rico, the United States standard 5 digit and 5+4 digit zip code format are used. This site will show you the zip code boundaries for any zip code you input. http://zipmap.net/Puerto_Rico.htm This USPS site will give you a … Continue reading

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The Jones Act forces Puerto Ricans to overpay for items brought to the island

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/jones-act-holding-puerto-rico-back-debt-crisis This is a hidden tax that is passed onto all consumers as the prices are inflated by the anti-competitive pricing structure. Requiring higher priced US flagged ships for products brought to the island is an unfair burden imposed on … Continue reading

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Shipping a car to Puerto Rico from the states – costs and concerns

Here is a list of shippers that will move your car. We have not vetted these companies to know if they should be recommended or not. In addition, there is an import tax charged for bringing a car into Puerto … Continue reading

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Post Offices in San Juan Puerto Rico metro area

Cutoff is the cutoff time for mail to be accepted that day. https://tools.usps.com/go/POLocatorAction!input.action PO 361 CALLE JUAN CALAF SAN JUAN PR 00918-9998 787-754-1273  NO ANSWER M-F 8-5, SAT 8-12, CUTOFF 6 HATO REY PO 525 AVE FD ROOSEVELT STE 111 SAN … Continue reading

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