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Puerto Rican entrepreneurs find light in dark times

The latest jobless rate in Puerto Rico stands in double digits and the island's largest public university now says it will raise course fees after budget cut demands during an economic crisis.

The latest jobless rate in Puerto Rico stands in double digits and the island's largest public university now says it will raise course fees after budget cut demands during an economic crisis.

 

Many Puerto Ricans continue to try to find ways to flee the US island territory, which owes creditors an estimated $72bn.

 

But despite all that, some young entrepreneurs are making the best of it.

 

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.

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