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Job creation must be a priority in Puerto Rico, not pushing more people onto welfare to make them dependent instead of independent

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/jobcreationmustbeapriority-2578479 Job creation must be a priority Due to the pandemic, the island has the second-highest unemployment rate among U.S. jurisdictions Saturday, June 27, 2020 – 9:47 AM By ELNUEVODIA.COM   To reactivate the economy after the crisis the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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A dramatic rise in unemployment in Puerto Rico due to forced lockdown of non-essential businesses

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/adramaticriseinunemployment-2564417 A dramatic rise in unemployment Debate continues between rapid impoverishment and exposure to a virus that can kill thousands of lives Monday, April 27, 2020 – 1:42 PM By Ricardo Cortés Chico (Vanessa Serra ) Air traffic reduced globally, … Continue reading

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Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight

Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight By FRANCES ROBLES JULY 16, 2017 An abandoned furniture store in Lares, P.R. The town in the mountainous heart of the Caribbean island has lost more people to … Continue reading

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