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Puerto Rico gov unveils budget critics say is unrealistic. Some claim her free stuff giveaways are a scheme to attempt to win the election for governor.

Wow!   What an incredible vote-buying proposal.  Announce you will give many different groups free money and free stuff in order to help your chances of winning the election, even though you don’t have the money to fund all the proposals. … Continue reading

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Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries before the start of the count of the primaries

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/angelperezyantoniosotoseacusanmutuamentederobarselasprimarias-1239394 TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries Before the start of the count of the primaries Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 12:00 AM Updated on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 9:26 … Continue reading

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Independence supporters reject Puerto Rico’s annexation for statehood

https://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=55815&SEO=independence-supporters-reject-p.-ricos-annexation Independence supporters reject Puerto Rico’s annexation San Juan, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Ricans are not willing to give up their nationality, pro-independence Senator Juan Dalmau Ramirez said when confirming that they will take the No stance in the … Continue reading

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Statehood Would Be a Step Down for Puerto Rico, as explained by Peter Schiff in episode 257

  From the comments: Levine Levine  I still remember the story told by Peter Schiff about the Samoa Islands. Peter said the standard of living of the typical Samoan declined when Congress required Samoa business pay the Federal minimum wage. … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff, investor who moved from CT to PR for the Act 22 tax benefits, exposes selfish, misguided Puerto Rican politicians. Statehood will hurt PR, not help, by adding more taxes to its citizens. Episode 538

        Peter Schiff mentions how Puerto Rican politicians are working against the benefit of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican citizens, when they push for statehood.   Schiff shows how Puerto Rico’s territorial status, NOT being a state, is … Continue reading

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5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria

Fake news unfairly blaming Trump.  PR’s power grid and financial situation were in bad shape long before Trump became President. https://www.vox.com/2017/12/23/16795342/puerto-rico-maria-christmas 5 things to know about Puerto Rico 100 days after Hurricane Maria Life has improved for many people, but … Continue reading

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In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria

Read also, this opinion article, why Democrats want Puerto Rico to fail, to encourage more Puerto Ricans to move to the states, and to vote for Democrats. https://puertoriconewcomer.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/the-mess-of-puerto-rico-long-before-hurricane-maria-hit-the-island === https://www.yahoo.com/news/florida-eyes-puerto-rican-voters-maria-140106480.html In Florida, all eyes on Puerto Rican voters after Maria … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico statehood push faces long odds

  http://thehill.com/latino/338219-puerto-rico-statehood-push-faces-long-odds Puerto Rico statehood push faces long odds By Rafael Bernal – 06/17/17 08:55 AM EDT 114   © Getty Images Puerto Rico’s government made a huge political gamble on mounting a credible campaign for statehood, a proposition that … Continue reading

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PDP says NPP wasted millions on plebiscite that NPP knew was not approved

Puerto Rico is struggling, yet millions were wasted on a vote for statehood when the wording on the ballots was not approved. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theoppositiondenouncessilenceabouttheconsultation-2329812 The opposition denounces silence about the consultation It was never revealed that a second review of the … Continue reading

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Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article155313554.html June 09, 2017 2:09 PM Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse By Jessica Campisi jcampisi@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON When Puerto Ricans vote Sunday on the political future for the U.S. territory, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló … Continue reading

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