Vietnam = Puerto Rico (2017)

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As Puerto Rico falls deeper and deeper into an unprecedented crisis, this is Vietnam's story, a community or barrio located on the coast of Guaynabo and Cataño that fell victim to an ... See full summary »

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Gabriel Miranda

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Updated: 31 August 2017
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As Puerto Rico falls deeper and deeper into an unprecedented crisis, this is Vietnam's story, a community or barrio located on the coast of Guaynabo and Cataño that fell victim to an illegal expropriation at the hands of a career politician. Their experience echoes the island's current struggle to deal with; an unparalleled migration, a notion of progress fueled by corruption, crippling economic debt, and a population where millionaires are buying up land from displaced poor and middle class families. This documentary will immerse you in a world that has been purposely kept out of the public eye. Difficult situations that involve-longtime residents like Eddie and Paca who were tricked into giving up their home, a municipality silently going about an illegal expropriation, and others like Victor, who says the only way he leaves Vietnam is dead. Vietnam's demise is a casualty of The Guaynabo City Waterfront project, a mixed-use complex that includes a hotel, an aquarium, a boardwalk, ...

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Puerto Rico

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Spanish

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