Today more Puerto Ricans go on the U.S. Mainland than in Puerto Rico, as well as the island’s population is continuing to shrink while the high jobless price delivers residents—mostly educated professionals—stateside looking for work. Between 2010 and July 2011, the population dropped 19,100 to 3.7 million april. About 45 % for the island’s residents reside underneath the poverty degree and also at minimum 10 municipalities (mainly those who work into the Cordillera Central) have actually poverty prices higher than 60 per cent. The economy can also be blamed for the slip when you look at the delivery price down from 60,000 in 2000 to 42,000 in 2012.
There is certainly a saying from the area that Puerto Ricans are just like porpoises: they are able to hardly keep their heads above water, but they’re always smiling. “Puerto Rican Society: Nationwide Identity, Gender Roles, and Religion” の続きを読む