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Puerto Rican businesses hang on in an economy shaped by disaster

Feb 3, 2021
Entrepreneurs have endured natural disasters and political crises — and now COVID-19. “You have to be super, super tough," a business owner says.
A medical worker stands at the entrance of a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in March.
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Puerto Rico struggles to prepare as Dorian gains strength

Aug 26, 2019
Sixty percent of the island's population doesn't have the resources to prepare for the storm, one expert says.
People walk across a flooded street in Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, in September 2017. The U.S. territory faced dangerous flooding and an islandwide power outage following Hurricane Maria.
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