In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, file photo, a bartender fills a glass with rum at a bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico Small producers in countries such as Antigua, Guyana and Jamaica complain they are being punched by unfair trade and marketing advantages for global beverage corporations operating in U.S. territories, and say U.S. rum subsidies threaten to drive some beloved top-shelf Caribbean labels out of business, or force them to sell out.
In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, file photo, a bartender fills a glass with rum at a bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico Small producers in countries such as Antigua, Guyana and Jamaica complain they are being punched by unfair trade and marketing advantages for global beverage corporations operating in U.S. territories, and say U.S. rum subsidies threaten to drive some beloved top-shelf Caribbean labels out of business, or force them to sell out. Ricardo Arduengo AP
In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, file photo, a bartender fills a glass with rum at a bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico Small producers in countries such as Antigua, Guyana and Jamaica complain they are being punched by unfair trade and marketing advantages for global beverage corporations operating in U.S. territories, and say U.S. rum subsidies threaten to drive some beloved top-shelf Caribbean labels out of business, or force them to sell out. Ricardo Arduengo AP

Puerto Rico gets a rum tax break. Congress might make it even bigger

November 15, 2017 06:11 PM