All posts tagged "emigration"
Almost 200,000 People Leave Puerto Rico in Year Since Hurricane Maria
Professor calls rate of emigration 'unprecedented' in Puerto Rican history
- Posted September 24, 2018
Study shows low percentage of professionals leaving Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – A study by Professors Elsie Ruiz Santana and Ilia Rosario Nieves of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (PUCPR) revealed that fewer than 25% of Puerto Ricans who leave for the U.S. mainland...
- Posted March 15, 2017
UPR to host conference on Puerto Rican exodus to Florida
SAN JUAN – To better understand the massive wave of Puerto Ricans relocating to the U.S. mainland, the Labor Relations Institute of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Río Piedras Campus, will host a presentation by Dr....
- Posted August 24, 2016
Coast Guard: 97 Cubans recently returned to island
MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard says 97 Cuban migrants intercepted at sea have recently been returned to the island nation. The Coast Guard reported in a news release Saturday that the migrants were caught in the...
- Posted August 6, 2016
Medical Reps: Enact Bill Regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (NPP) Sen. Ángel “Cheyenne” Martínez and several healthcare representatives have asked the governor to sign a substitute bill that regulates the pharmacy-benefit managers’ (PBM) system. Martínez, the NPP spokesperson for the...
- Posted August 5, 2016
Puerto Rico Median Age Reaches Historic 40 Years Amid Crisis
Statistics also reveal 5 southwestern municipalities have highest percentage of people 64 and older
- Posted June 24, 2016
Statistics Institute: Net Migration to US Reaches Record High
Numbers surpass Great Migration of 1950s
- Posted May 1, 2016
Cuban Migration to US Nearly Doubles in Last Quarter of 2015
Figures show about 17,000 Cubans reached U.S. from October through December
- Posted April 1, 2016
Most Puerto Rico Municipalities Experienced Population Decline
San Juan experienced largest decline, losing about 8,800 residents
- Posted April 1, 2016
International Forum to Hold Hearing on Puerto Rico Debt, Fiscal Policy and Poverty
Human Rights Commission to Urge Governments to Adopt Policies that Address Crisis
- Posted March 22, 2016