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Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List – for vacation

  Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List Recovering from Hurricane Maria, in 2019 the island represents so many fragile spots around the globe.  The Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan.CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New … Continue reading

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For Puerto Rico, the Return to Business as Usual Is Slow

  It’s sad for Puerto Rico.   With no power for extended time periods like 6 months, it’s extremely difficult to successfully run a business in a modern economy.  With less economic activity, fewer jobs available, this causes more people to … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico tourism craters in wake of Hurricane Maria

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-tourism-craters-in-wake-of-hurricane-maria Puerto Rico tourism craters in wake of Hurricane Maria By The Associated Press on October 24, 2017 SAN JUAN — The narrow blue cobblestone streets of Old San Juan are deserted. Cigar shops are boarded up. Boutiques in bright … 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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Puerto Rico Faces Mountain of Obstacles on the Road to Recovery

    Puerto Rico Faces Mountain of Obstacles on the Road to Recovery Leer en español By LUIS FERRÉ-SADURNÍ, LIZETTE ALVAREZ and FRANCES ROBLESSEPT. 21, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Photo A damaged gas station in … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times

https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-ricos-bankruptcy-leaves-us-island-facing-hard-020039188.html Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy leaves US island facing hard times Elodie CUZIN AFPJune 6, 2017 View photos People walk past murals protesting the state of the economy in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the former Spanish colony of 3.5 million, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico vacation tour, tourism, tourists, visit, visitors, guide, guidebook, destination, sun, sand, surf

If you are taking a vacation in Puerto Rico for a relaxing getaway, a Spring Break visit, a wedding, moving here as a part of Act 20 of 2012, or Act 22 of 2012, coming to escape the brutal cold, … Continue reading

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