Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

The Longest Shortest Flights

At earlier than 7AM yesterday, I got up to go to the airport with my mother for a 10:40AM flight from St. Thomas the short distance to San Juan, Puerto Rico. We had hoped to be able to tour around … Continue reading

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Constitutions For The Territories

One of the personal questions that I hope to gain some insight on in my upcoming trip to various American territories is the question of the way that locals seem to feel about their status within the United States. Americans … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puerto Rico And Other Outlying Areas

Puerto Rico And Other Outlying Aras, by Michael Burgan This book is an interesting one in that it mostly focuses on Puerto Rico, even though a strong case can be made that the outlying areas of the United States deserve … Continue reading

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Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll: A Statistics Story

I spend my working life dealing with data and statistics, and somehow I do not get enough of that to avoid writing and thinking about it in other contexts besides that of work [1].  Today I would like to talk … Continue reading

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