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Eight dancers defect from Cuban National Ballet


Up to eight members of Cuba’s prestigious National Ballet have defected to the United States after performing in Puerto Rico, family and sources said.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.5-quake shakes Puerto Rico’s northern coast


A strong earthquake out to sea has shaken Puerto Rico’s northern coast, causing minor damage in some places.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Guinness: World’s smallest dog is in Puerto Rico

This handout photo released on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, by Guinness World Records, shows Miracle Milly, a brown female Chihuahua who is the smallest dog living, in terms of height, measuring 3.8 inches (9.65 centimeters) tall when measured from backbone to paw, on Feb. 21, 2013. Milly is owned by Vanesa Semler who lives in Dorado, Puerto Rico. AP Photo/Guinness World Records 2014 Edition

Puerto Rico can now boast it is home to the world’s smallest dog — at least when it comes to height.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Corpses removed from flooded Puerto Rico cemetery


Authorities in Puerto Rico have removed at least 59 corpses from a flooded cemetery in the central mountain town of Lares as heavy rains continue to pelt the U.S. territory.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NY surfer who survived Sandy drowns in Puerto Rico


A lifeguard widely praised as a hero after Superstorm Sandy for rescuing neighbors endangered by rolling floodwaters and a fire that destroyed several homes in a small community where grief has been a frequent visitor has died in a surfing accident in Puerto Rico.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »