A Puerto Rico you don't see in postcards or tourism promos....

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jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#1 May 28, 2012
Where 48% of its population lives under the poverty line.
jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#2 May 28, 2012
The top two percent of the island's population owns over 50% of the wealth, while the 50% of its poorest own less than 10%.
jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#3 May 29, 2012
For over twenty years, over 800 murders per year.

Since: May 12

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#4 May 31, 2012
jorge wrote:
For over twenty years, over 800 murders per year.
US has had over 300,000 murders in the last 20 years, maybe we should use Canada as an example.... If you want to lose weight don't imitate a fat guys diet... even if hes a couple pound lighter....
jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#5 May 31, 2012
PR Mythbuster wrote:
<quoted text>
US has had over 300,000 murders in the last 20 years, maybe we should use Canada as an example.... If you want to lose weight don't imitate a fat guys diet... even if hes a couple pound lighter....
You are an American, so lets compare Americans with Americans.

Ours is a violent nation with hundreds of thousands of murders/year, and such violence affects us as an integral part of the USA.
jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#6 Jun 1, 2012
One third of all houses in Puerto Rico were built illegally and in flood prone areas.
jorge

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#7 Jun 1, 2012
The state's govt. payroll is almost a quarter of a million persons...

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