Puerto Rico recession forces emigration

Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have left the island to find jobs in the US.

    A faltering economy and poor job prospects have forced hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans to leave the island.

    The constant flow to the United States has provided a boom for one industry.

    Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman reports from Puerto Rico.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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