Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Obama in Puerto Rico: A Commonwealth's Uncommon Problems - By Tim Padgett (Time)

Puerto Rico's unemployment rate tops 16%; its poverty rate is 44%, its median annual income is $14,400, and its violent crime has gotten so bad that last year Governor Luis Fortuño called out the National Guard in a bid to contain it. Little wonder that there are more Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. today than there are living in the island ... read more

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