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U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law

Added: 23.08.2019 0:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case.


Trump joked about trading Puerto Rico for Greenland. Puerto Ricans are joking back.

Added: 22.08.2019 19:32 | 15 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rican Twitter users coined the term "Caribbean Vikings" and created their own "Starter Kits" in case Puerto Rico becomes "a colony of Denmark."

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A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 22.08.2019 18:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper health care, and bacteria in the water have exposed many people to disease.


Artisanal tobacco industry shows sparks of potential in Puerto Rico

Added: 20.08.2019 17:47 | 16 views | 0 comments

Small-scale farmers usually grow and harvest tobacco leaves while artisans craft the cigars. But these young Puerto Rican farmers and artists do both.

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Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what?

Added: 16.08.2019 11:00 | 17 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?


Air Force member called 'distasteful' for speaking Spanish in uniform

Added: 15.08.2019 23:16 | 20 views | 0 comments

"This is my dream and [to] tell me that I’m distasteful while wearing my dream, that really triggered me,” said a U.S. Air Force member from Puerto Rico.

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FEMA Chief Defends Puerto Rico Response: 'Logistically Challenging' Event

Added: 26.09.2017 20:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The White House defended its response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday, with FEMA Administrator Brock Long saying there are more than a dozen ships in the area and the agency has put in place millions of meals and gallons of fresh water as it continues to improve...

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