“Just imagine what we could do with big and small donations from the people that we reach, our corporate friends and ourselves.READ MORE: Maria’s devastation shuts down Puerto Rico economy, residents running out of money On Thursday morning, the White House waived the Jones Act, allowing for more relief resources to be shipped to Puerto Rico.
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ARECIBO, Puerto Rico – Prudo Jimenez was born on a sugar farm here in 1941, when agriculture ruled Puerto Rico’s economy. The peppy 75-year-old personifies an economic development movement designed to transform a generation from poor farmers to industry leaders.
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The company says a “technical error” forced the temporary closure of a number of its stores today, however the problem was fixed shortly afterwards.One education consultant said he lost a million government contract due to payment delays; another entrepreneur scrapped plans for an assisted living facility because of a five-year wait for permits; food truck operators are required mountains of government forms to work a single festival. Carlos spent nearly two decades building a car wash chain until recession doomed the business this year.Older brother Anjoe owned two agricultural supply stores before he shut down in 2010 and moved to Georgia, a bust he attributes to high taxes and competition from Wal-Mart Inc.“We didn’t have the foresight of developing local industry,” Prudo Jimenez said. The strategy calcified over decades into political and cultural norms.“We depended always on people from the outside.” The island’s historic dependence on mainland corporations – and the tax breaks needed to retain them – underpins its latest economic meltdown and its descent into the largest municipal debt crisis in U. Longstanding economic policies tend to favor outside corporations over local upstarts, and island universities are just now learning to teach business students how to start ventures after decades of training them for middle management.quality=70&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/boston.jpg? quality=70&strip=all&w=720" /FILE – In this Friday, Sept.