Amid Puerto Rico debt woes, reality hits San Juan streets

The signs of a struggling economy can be seen in the shuttered restaurants and bars in previously thriving Old San Juan. In the faces of business owners who spend much of their day trying to coax customers through the doors. In statistics that show the island’s population has plunged over the past decade. And in the sense of indifference from people who can't afford to leave and have become used to a hard life.


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