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Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/06/us/puerto-rico-insolvency-business-owners-anxiety.html Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island By FRANCES ROBLES MAY 6, 2017 Workers at the Río Piedras terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, face waning business. Transportation businesses have been hurt by the economic crisis as … Continue reading

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Uber is trying to come to Puerto Rico again

This will be bad for taxi drivers, but good for almost everyone else.  More people will be able to find work as drivers.  More tourists will come to PR since they find it easier, cheaper, faster to get around.  More … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Church Strips Teachers of Pension Amid Crisis

What could happen when your government overspends, is in debt?  Pensions cut to ZERO.  With the USA Federal Government debt approaching $20 trillion and the excessive benefits paid out, the current system is unsustainable.   It’s already happening in Puerto Rico.  … Continue reading

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Uber, Lyft, and other ride sharing services in Puerto Rico are prohibited

In 2014 Uber was hoping to launch in Puerto Rico but the special interests such as the powerful taxi union worked to have the government pass legislation prohibiting Uber, Lyft, and other commercial ride sharing services.  While this is good … Continue reading

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