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Try our new ASK US ANYTHING page! No matter how seemingly menial or grandiose, we will do what we can to help you out. After all, we are all living in the same economy and if you make just one job. . .well, that will be one more than we had before.
Issue: 14 years ago Puerto Rico was given a mandated funding order by Congress to go towards improving/developing the infrastructure of phone lines in rural areas of Puerto Rico. Without this infrastructure, poorer people who live in these areas (more than 200,000 of them) have little or no access to any kind of telephone communication or broadband and internet access. In today’s technologically advanced age, access to these technologies are incredibly important for communication, job searches, information research, and even business development. 99.7% of businesses today are small businesses and small businesses employ almost 50% of the population. For the small businesses of Puerto Rico to compete, innovate, grow, and EMPLOY, it is imperative that they have access to at least a phone line. To this day, those monies, which WERE MANDATED BY LAW, have not been received by Puerto Rico.
That's right, real unemployment in Puerto Rico is above 25%! And you thought you had it bad.
Welcome to the new website for The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce! You can visit us at www.NPRChamber.org or www.NationalPuertoRicanChamber.org. It's still under construction, so many pages aren't fully functioning yet, but demand prevented us from waiting any longer to release the site!
Just testing our new systems folks. Don't be alarmed, good stuff is coming soon.