Candidates for political leadership in PR propose learning English and lowering taxes to solve PR’s problems. “Pierluisi promete quitar impuestos y Rosselló dice hay que hablar inglés | El Nuevo Día

via Pierluisi promete quitar impuestos y Rosselló dice hay que hablar inglés | El Nuevo Día. Candidates for political leadership in PR propose learning English and lowering taxes to solve PR’s problems. One even puts Finland and Japan as examples of countries that regularly speak various languages. These countries, are very different from PR inContinue reading “Candidates for political leadership in PR propose learning English and lowering taxes to solve PR’s problems. “Pierluisi promete quitar impuestos y Rosselló dice hay que hablar inglés | El Nuevo Día”

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”

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/

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.

Homicides going up again in PR, but not as bad as 2012. Do not go out from 8 pm to 4 am. You could be a victim. The scary thing is that it is happening in the metropolitan area too, not just in dark highways where you might have to stop.

Homicidios suben de nuevo en PR, pero no tanto como en el 2012 este mismo mes. Si sales de 8 de la noche, a 4 de la madrugada, estas mas propicio para ser victima. Lo que asusta mas es que esto pasa en la area metropolitana, y ni se diga en las carreteras oscuras dondeContinue reading “Homicides going up again in PR, but not as bad as 2012. Do not go out from 8 pm to 4 am. You could be a victim. The scary thing is that it is happening in the metropolitan area too, not just in dark highways where you might have to stop.”