Life in Puerto Rico becomes costlier ...

Life in Puerto Rico becomes costlier amid crisis

There are 3 comments on the The Olympian story from Sep 28, 2013, titled Life in Puerto Rico becomes costlier amid crisis. In it, The Olympian reports that:

Once a chemical engineer who held managerial positions in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Olivo became unemployed five years ago.

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Since: Sep 12

Puerto Rico

#1 Sep 29, 2013
Interesting article, little or no mention of the only possible solution. Cutting spending.

El cacique

Since: Dec 12

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#2 Sep 29, 2013
What a predictament to be in. My heart went out to this guy who is going through this situation in his late 60's.

Wow.

Unfortunately, there are many like him. Even here in the states.

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However, I think the utility rates should have gone up. It is one of the few feasible solutions. The govt needs the revenue. They were kept artificially low for decades....Many people were also pilfering their utilities.... Some in the lower income caserios just didn't bother to pay them. Period. That was abuse.

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Governor Padilla has to make the difficult decisions and he's making them.

I'm glad he is doing them only a year into his term. He still has time to recover from the fallout until the next election. Let's see how it will pan out.
Pito

Marietta, GA

#3 Sep 30, 2013
Crime and corruption! Lets steal everything, untill..........

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