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A Bridge Over the Caribbean

[VHS] Puerto Rico (1995)
Sponsor: Fundacíon Puertorriqueña de Humanidades
Director: Sonia Fritz
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Color; Run time: 36 minutes

Through the use of historical footage and interviews with economist, this documentary examines the process of industrialization in Puerto Rico, including the Island’s role with respect to the NAFTA trade agreement, and its impact on the Caribbean region.   [Economy]