Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from August, 2007
Puerto Rico: Catchy New Slogan?
Gil The Jenius has come up with a new slogan for Puerto Rico: “Finally! A slogan We can relate to and that the rest of the world can grasp in a nanosecond. Refreshingly honest, but with a touch of hope that warms the heart.”
Puerto Rico: Illegal Licensing Scheme
As news broke in Puerto Rico over a massive illegal medical licensing scheme, Gil the Jenius writes: “The basic principle of caring for the patient's health has taken a back seat to greed, narrow self-interest and corporate profits.”
Puerto Rico, Jamaica: History of Slaves
The Voice of the Taino People Online reports on the findings of a Caribbean archaeological conference, which suggest that many slaves were wealthy during slavery: “Their wealth came not from handouts from planters but from their work in the grounds, their trading and their farms in the hills.”