Chasing the Dream

Don Pablo Doesn't Want Welfare

Clip: Special | 3m 47s

Pablo, who was a chef, refuses to apply for financial relief, feeling embarrassed to do so when he has the strength to work. Sociologist Linda Colon explains that the middle class in Puerto Rico mostly lives check by check, and thus have been financially devastated by Hurricane Maria, which stopped many forms of income for residents and left them with little savings to fall back on.

Aired: 03/21/18

Rating: NR

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