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Feb 2, 2016 Editorial
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/os-ed-puerto-rico-economy-011716-20160116-story.html More than 2,000 miles from my home in Wausau, Wis., three and a half million Americans reside on the island of Puerto Rico. They are looking to their northern neighbors for help. Years of financial and economic mismanagement coupled with a global recession from which Puerto Rico has never really recovered has left the island $73 billion in debt — more than 100 percent of its gross national product. At more than 12 percent, the island's unemployment rate is double the average of the 50 states.