Puerto Ricans leave amid unemployment, debt

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Puerto Rico is dealing with massive debts and high unemployment. That all is causing Puerto Ricans to leave the island in droves.

The population of the island has been declining for nearly decade as young people seek better paying jobs in places like the United States. One company, though, is toughing it out back on the island.

CCTV’s Nitza Soledad Perez filed this report.

Puerto Ricans leave amid unemployment, debt

Puerto Ricans leave amid unemployment, debt

The population of the island has been declining for nearly decade as young people seek better paying jobs in places like the United States. One company, though, is toughing it out back on the island. CCTV's Nitza Soledad Perez filed this report.


Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Puerto Rico’s debt

For more on Puerto Rico’s money woes and the fallout as a result of the debt, CCTV America’s Philip TK Yin spoke to Juan Carlos Hidalgo. He is a policy analyst on Latin America at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, at the CATO Institute.

Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Peurto Rico\'s debt

Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Peurto Rico\'s debt

For more on Puerto Rico's money woes and the fallout as a result of the debt, CCTV America's Philip TK Yin spoke to Juan Carlos Hidalgo. He is a policy analyst on Latin America at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, at the CATO Institute.