Puerto Rico government cites ‘substantial doubt’ about its solvency

One more year and PR will not be able to deliver essential  services to its citizens. People are leaving as fast as roaches leave a roach motel, but creditors still believe they are going to get paid. If in doubt, go and visit PR and try to get a bus waiting in the 92 degreesContinue reading “Puerto Rico government cites ‘substantial doubt’ about its solvency”

Puerto Ricos other crisis: Plunging home values – Feb. 21, 2016

PR is being sold at bargain prices thanks to the fiscal prizes, outsiders will own the land. Little has changed since Christopher Columbus’s arrival on November 19, 1493, only the owners. Estan vendiendo a PR a precios de ganga, gracias a la crisis fiscal. Poco ha cambiado desde que Colon descubrio la isla el 19Continue reading “Puerto Ricos other crisis: Plunging home values – Feb. 21, 2016”

In 1971, when Sinatra held what he intended to be his farewell concert (and the end to his show business career), he closed with “Angel Eyes”. His retirement lasted only two years. (from Wikipedia)

Try to think that love’s not around But it’s uncomfortably near My old heart ain’t gaining no ground Because my angel eyes ain’t here Angel eyes, that old devil sent They glow unbearably bright Need I say that my love’s misspent Misspent with angel eyes tonight So drink up all you people Order anything youContinue reading “In 1971, when Sinatra held what he intended to be his farewell concert (and the end to his show business career), he closed with “Angel Eyes”. His retirement lasted only two years. (from Wikipedia)”

Just Friends, Music by John Klenner, lyric by Sam M. Lewis

Just friends, lovers no more Just friends but not like before To think of what we’ve been And not to kiss again Seems like pretending It isn’t the ending Two friends drifting apart Two friends but one broken heart We loved, we laughed, we cried Suddenly love died The story ended But we’re just friendsContinue reading “Just Friends, Music by John Klenner, lyric by Sam M. Lewis”

Historical Activist from Puerto Rico deceased. Marched with Martin Luther King to Washington with 30,ooo “boricuas” in 1963, the “I Have a Dream” speech day. (Gilberto Gerena ayudó a movilizar 30,000 boricuas hacia la famosa manifestación de Washington D.C. de 1963 liderada por Martin Luther King. Murio hoy 2/20/16.) (Archivo GFR Media)

via http://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/muereactivistaindependentistagilbertogerena-2164596/

Leave my iPhone alone, most people are not a security menace. Justice Department Calls Apple’s Refusal to Unlock iPhone a ‘Marketing Strategy’Dejen mi iPhone quieto, la mayoria de personas no son riesgo de seguridad.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/02/20/business/justice-department-calls-apples-refusal-to-unlock-iphone-a-marketing-strategy.html?_r=0

A jewel of literature, the daughter of Ferrer, past governor of PR, dies of natural causes. Lamentan fallecimiento de Rosario FerréMurió por causas naturales.

Rosario clashed with his father’s wishes for PR’s status. Her father was a leader for statehood for PR. Unlike Rosario, who promoted individual identity for people that live in PR. Read Amor Maldito, her first novel.  Rosario chocaba con las ideas de su padre que fue un lider en la propuesta de estadidad para PR.Continue reading “A jewel of literature, the daughter of Ferrer, past governor of PR, dies of natural causes. Lamentan fallecimiento de Rosario FerréMurió por causas naturales.”

Poor and professionals keep leaving the island of PR . Poverty goes down to 46%. [Migración a Estados Unidos baja la tasa de pobreza de Puerto Rico]

http://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/migracionaestadosunidosbajalatasadepobrezadepuertorico-2164399/When the poor leave, it relieves the island’s woes, and increases US social inequality measures.  Cuando los pobres se van, los problemas de PR, se alivian, y la inecualidad social aumenta en EU.