After Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Worries
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New York TimesAfter Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin IslandsNew York TimesYet away from the beaches the mood is ominous, as government officials scramble to stave off the same kind of fiscal collapse that has already engulfed its neighbor Puerto Rico. The public debts of the Virgin Islands are much smaller than those of ...
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 2:52 pm
Looking Behind the Veil Into the Lives of
The WireLooking Behind the Veil Into the Lives of Puerto Rican MuslimsThe WireOn the other is his land, his culture, his home – Puerto Rico. Although he weaves these two elements of his identity together in many ways, during Ramadan the borderline between them becomes palpable. For the 3,500 to 5,000 Puerto Rican Muslims like ...and more »
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 5:46 am
Lovely island of Puerto Rico attracts
The Jerusalem PostLovely island of Puerto Rico attracts Israeli travelersThe Jerusalem PostJewish settlement in Puerto Rico before 1898, the year of the Spanish-American War, was almost non-existent. Shortly afterwards, Jews began arriving. More came after World War I, and in 1927, 27 families made up the Jewish population on the island.On Eid 2017, a peek into the lives of Puerto Rican MuslimsThe Conversation USPuerto Rico governor to fight proposed furloughs, cutsWashington PostThomas: That sinking feeling in Puerto RicoNews ChiefSt. Augustine Record -Finance and Commerce -CEE -The Guardianall 35 news articles »
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 5:01 pm
Armada staying the course for Puerto Rico
Florida Times-UnionArmada staying the course for Puerto Rico clashFlorida Times-UnionAs the Armada draws up its plans to rebound against Puerto Rico FC at Hodges Stadium on Sunday, nobody is reaching for the panic button. The Armada's 4-0 loss to Miami FC last week, the club's heaviest loss since July 15, 2015, at Minnesota, isn't ...
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 2:51 pm
ECISD recruitment trip to Puerto Rico
ECISD recruitment trip to Puerto Rico encouragingOdessa AmericanEctor County Independent School District officials said a recent trip to recruit bilingual teachers from Puerto Rico was encouraging. Executive Director for Bilingual/ESL Education Betsabe Salcido was accompanied by International Coordinator Nelly ...and more »
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 3:35 am
Puerto Rico legislators want quick rescue of
Puerto Rico News
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico legislators on Tuesday demanded quicker action to rescue the island's public power company, expressing dissatisfaction over the pace of a multimillion-dollar plan to improve its finances.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:00 pm
Court halts proceedings in Puerto Rico gay
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a Puerto Rico law defining marriage as between a man and a woman has been put on hold pending a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:17 am
Bondholder plan to restructure Puerto
A $2 billion bondholder plan to restructure Puerto Rico's troubled power authority contains aggressive elements that are unlikely to work, the utility's chief restructuring officer said in testimony before Puerto Rico's Senate on Tuesday. Lisa Donahue said demands that creditors be paid in full and on time would be unlikely to work as a starting point for further negotiations, although that may ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:17 am
Search launched for cruise ship passenger
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship passenger from Ireland suspected of going overboard near Puerto Rico.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:41 am
Why Puerto Rico Sends Addicts to U.S.
For years, drug addicts in Puerto Rico have been sent to major U.S. cities including Boston with promises of attending renowned treatment centers.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:11 am
Tropical Storm Erika drenches Puerto Rico
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Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing at least four people and causing devastating floods and landslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing. Florida Gov.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:04 am
Erika Nears Puerto Rico with High Wind,
Still poorly organized--but already deadly, and growing in size--Tropical Storm Erika is likely to cause problems in Puerto Rico on Thursday night into Friday. At least four people were killed by mudslides in the wake of Erika’s passage over Dominica.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Puerto Rico Spends More Than $60 Million on
The old adage that it takes money to make money assumes a whole new meaning when its comes to Puerto Rico. The commonwealth and its main electric utility have spent more than $60 million in legal and advisory fees from firms such as Cleary Gottlieb Steen ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:58 am
APTOPIX Puerto Rico Tropical Storm
A couple looks out at a rough sea as Tropical Storm Erika moves away from the area in Guayama, Puerto Rico, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. The storm was expected to dump up to 8 inches of rain across the drought-stricken northern Caribbean as it carved a path ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:29 am
Tropical Storm Erika lashing Puerto Rico,
Flood Warning issued August 23 at 9:17PM EDT expiring August 24 at 9:15PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued August 26 at 9:50PM EDT expiring August 27 at 10:49AM EDT in effect for: Pasco Flood Warning issued August 23 at 9:17PM EDT expiring ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:04 am
Puerto Rican protesters seek marriage
Puerto Rico News
Hundreds of people are marching through the capital of Puerto Rico to demand that the governor approve a constitutional amendment stating that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 1:57 pm
Puerto Rico protects premier turtle nesting
Puerto Rico's governor on Saturday signed a law to protect a swath of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 9:56 am
Puerto Rico to pay more than $35M in back
The commonwealth of Puerto Rico has agreed to pay more than $35 million in back wages to nearly 4,500 workers in a settlement reached with the Labor Department.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 12:40 pm
US seeks to fund new Puerto Rico status
The future of Puerto Rico's political status is up for debate again after officials announced Wednesday that the White House will seek $2.5 million to hold the first U.S.-financed vote on the issue in the island's history.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 3:50 pm
Puerto Rico moves to overhaul public
Senators approved a bill Thursday to overhaul Puerto Rico's crumbling pension system after days of heated debate with hundreds of irate public employees protesting outside the U.S. territory's seaside Capitol building.
Posted on 4 April 2013 | 3:47 pm
Resolved Question: Tunnel In Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico News
What is the name of the tunnel in Puerto Rico called?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 7:16 am
Resolved Question: Different in Puerto Rico?
are the laws different in Puerto Rico than they are in America? Do Puerto Ricans mind, Americans, Spaniards or Mexicans?
Posted on 14 May 2012 | 6:02 am
Resolved Question: Colleges in Puerto Rico?
Could you name off all the colleges in Puerto Rico?
I know its a small island, lol I just would like to know what they have ;)
If you could give me links that would be great!
Posted on 8 November 2011 | 12:15 am
Resolved Question: 7 facts on Puerto Rico?
Hi, I need 7 facts on Puerto Rico. The also need to be in Spanish. I will give ten points to the person w/ the best answer!!!!!!!!!!!! please write the facts in Spanish and then tell me what it means in English. Also tell me the facts, not where to find them.
Posted on 21 December 2010 | 9:26 am
Resolved Question: Vacation in Cancun or
we need your input. I will be with my wife and our two babies (16 months twins). we are not so much into beaches, we aim to just relax and change views, my wife has been overwhelmed with taking care of the kids. as for me I love to visit ruins and historic places.. we are going for 4-6 days vaction.
please comment on: activities that we can do, places to visit, the food, ease of touring with babies, safety, friendliness...
thanks in advance
Posted on 28 September 2010 | 3:39 pm