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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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Small Montana firm, Whitefish Energy, lands Puerto Rico’s biggest contract to get the power back on

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/small-montana-firm-lands-puerto-ricos-biggest-contract-to-get-the-power-back-on/2017/10/23/31cccc3e-b4d6-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico’s biggest contract to get the power back on Hurricane Maria knocked out the electricity in Miram Carrasquillo’s home in Canóvanas, Puerto Rico. Ten days after the storm, she was able to get a … Continue reading

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‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane Maria

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179744081.html Stories of how people in Puerto Rico survived Hurricane Maria and how they are doing after assessing its damage. Pedro Portal Miami Herald Staff Hurricane ‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Slide 5-9-17 Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/puerto-ricos-slide Puerto Rico’s Slide By Michelle Kaske | Updated May 9, 2017 1:54 PM UTC Puerto Rico has the population of Connecticut and an economy smaller than Nebraska’s. It also has more debt — $70 billion — than any U.S. state government except California, New … Continue reading

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No Wonder Puerto Rico Is Bust: The Venezuelan Mistake

  http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/02/02/no-wonder-puerto-rico-is-bust-the-venezuelan-mistake/#25861592e35e Feb 2, 2016 @ 01:01 PM 1,264 views No Wonder Puerto Rico Is Bust: The Venezuelan Mistake Tim Worstall , Contributor I have opinions about economics, finance and public policy. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. … Continue reading

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Water service, power and electricity

WATER The island is served by Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority’s (PRASA) (http://www.acueductospr.com) (“Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados”) extensive system of over 10,000 miles of water mains and aqueducts and 2,000 miles of sewage lines. Puerto Rico’s water quality … Continue reading

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