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Social problems in Porto Rico

by Fred K. Fleagle

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico
    • Subjects:
    • Puerto Rico -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the ed. published by Heath, New York.

      StatementFred K. Fleagle.
      SeriesThe Puerto Rican experience
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN236 .F5 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5052526M
      ISBN 100405062222
      LC Control Number74014233
      OCLC/WorldCa1085644


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Fleagle. One of the most difficult problems to solve in the case of a small country such as Porto Rico, and one which has a definite bearing on both the economic and the social life of the people, is the land situation. This is especially true when the chief industries are such as lend themselves more readily to large plantation farming rather than to small industries or crops which can be.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fleagle, Fred K. Social problems in Porto Rico. Boston, New York [etc.] D.C. Heath & Co. [©] (OCoLC) This item was digitized by the Internet Archive. Thesis (M.B.A.)--Boston UniversityAuthor: Augusto Bird Ortiz.

“Puerto Rico is a phenomenal place to demonstrate this concept of community self-sufficiency,” he says. And if it’s successful, he wants to replicate the idea back in the continental U.S. There are winners and losers.

There is an outrage on virtually every page. My advance copy of the book is so full of dog-eared pages, highlighted passages and marginalia that it looks like a scholar’s copy of Shakespeare’s collected plays.

In “We Fed an Island,” José Andrés criticizes the U.S. government and the American Red Cross. (Ecco)Reviews:   Puerto Rico's status as a territory means it has to follow federal law but not get all of the benefits.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – It's become a sardonic joke among residents of this storm-ravaged. Identification. Christopher Columbus landed in Puerto Rico induring his second voyage, naming it San Juan Bautista.

The Taínos, the indigenous people, called the island Boriquén Tierra del alto señor ("Land of the Noble Lord"). Inthe Spanish granted settlement rights to Juan Ponce de León, who established a settlement at Caparra and became the first governor.

June - Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly in favour of becoming America's 51st state in a non-binding referendum, though only. The island’s problems have ignited an exodus not seen here since the s, whenpeople left for jobs on the mainland.

Now Puerto Ricans, who are U.S. citizens, are again leaving in. Puerto Rico's attempts to slash its massive debts have taken on greater urgency after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, leading to President Trump's comments Tuesday that the U.S.

territory's. However, the book has a few problems from minor irritating issue like too much repetition and using too much acronyms to some larger ones.

These include too much focus on U.S. politics. The book mentions corruption of Puerto Rican politicians but gives little evidence while the problems of U.S. politicians and political parties are detailed Reviews: Puerto Rico's History - On April 1, the U.S.

Census Bureau reported that the island's total population increased %, from 1, in to 2, On July 4, President Harry S. Truman signed what is known as Public Actwhich allowed Puerto Ricans to draft their own constitution establishing the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The crisis has deepened an existential wound that has long been festering in Puerto Rico, an island of million people that is a territory of.

Book, Print in English Porto Rico and its problems Survey staff: Victor S. Clark, director, Charles L. Dearing, James A. Dickey, Frederick H. Newell [and others]. Bloomfield, Meyer, A study of certain social, educational, and idustrial problems in Porto Rico: prepared at the request of Hon.

Henry L. Stimson, Secreatry of war, and Hon. George R. Colton, Governor of Porto Rico / ([Boston: Vocation Bureau of Boston?], ) (page images at HathiTrust).

6) Debt should be part of negotiations for the decolonization of Puerto Rico, with indemnity for the $1 trillion likely stolen by the U.S. government and U.S. corporations from Puerto Rico since. Puerto Ricans have a long history of migrating to and building communities in various parts of the United States in search of a better life.

From their arrival in Hawai'i in to the post-World War II era-during which communities flourished throughout the Midwest and New England-the Puerto Rican diaspora has been growing steadily. In fact, the census shows that almost as 4/5(2).