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Civil government for Porto Rico.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Insular Affairs

Civil government for Porto Rico.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Territorial governors,
  • Puerto Rico

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCivil government for Porto Rico
    SeriesH.rp.576
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16133285M

    Forms of Government of Porto Rico: The Civil Goverment of Puerto Rico: Treinta Años: Porto Rico and Virgin Island: Comisión Económica de la Asamblea Legislativa de P.R. Hawaii, Cuba and Porto Rico Project Gutemberg: A little Journey to Puerto Rico Project Gutemberg: Para ver la. The Project Gutenberg eBook, Elements of Civil Government, by Alexander L. Peterman This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Ten high-ranking members of the government of Puerto Rico were recently arrested by the FBI. The count indictment included bribery, extortion, wire fraud, embezzlement, perjury, and money laundering of US federal funds. Specifically, the defendants placed family members and friends in key government agency jobs. These “key hires” then doled out government contracts and.


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