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Puerto Rico Suffering Heavy Brain Drain

by Sara Inés Calderón of NewsTaco.com A new report from the Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics) has found that the island nation is suffering some pretty heavy brain drain and population decline, especially since the recession began. The report, “Perfil del Migrante 2000-2009” was published at the end of last month and utilized Census data. Among […]

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The Similarities Between the Egyptian and Puerto Rican Protests

 by Christina T. Saenz The world is watching as the Egyptian people reclaim their government. They are demanding for the president to step down after 30 years of being in power and citing his regime as antithesis to democracy. However, just two hours away by plane from Miami is Rio Piedras—a university town suburb of […]

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