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6.5-quake shakes Puerto Rico’s northern coast

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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

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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

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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 »

Puerto Ricans say yes to US statehood

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Puerto Ricans voted for the first time in favor of the island becoming a US state in a non-binding referendum, election officials said Wednesday.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Puerto Rico votes on US ties and chooses governor

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People ride atop a vehicle waving a Puerto Rican flag during elections in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Puerto Ricans vote whether they want to become the 51st US state, become independent or become a sovereign free association, a designation that would give more autonomy.  AP PHOTO/RICARDO ARDUENGO

Puerto Ricans were facing a fundamental question on Election Day: Should they change their ties with the United States?

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Puerto Rican woman kills man after Facebook fight

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Police in Puerto Rico said a 27-year-old woman is suspected of killing her boyfriend after he became upset about her activities on Facebook.

Posted: September 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-Puerto Rico senator pleads guilty to 93 charges

In this Oct. 2, 2008 file photo, then Puerto Rico Sen. Jorge de Castro Font is surrounded by reporters after being released on bail in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The former high-profile senator has pleaded guilty to 93 charges, including extortion, money laundering, bribery and perjury. The island's justice department said Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, that de Castro Font was sentenced to 10 years in prison. AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File

A former high-profile Puerto Rico senator has pleaded guilty to 93 charges, including extortion, money laundering, bribery and perjury.

Posted: September 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Man kills dad, stepmom, self in Puerto Rico

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Police in Puerto Rico said a 25-year-old Palestinian man killed his father and stepmother and then committed suicide.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

11 dead as Dominican migrant boat capsizes

A boat carrying some 70 migrants bound for Puerto Rico capsized Saturday after sailing from the Dominican Republic, leaving at least 11 people dead, authorities said.

Posted: February 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 earthquakes shake Puerto Rico, part of Caribbean

A pair of early-morning earthquakes have shaken Puerto Rico and parts of the Caribbean.

Posted: November 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Puerto Rico senator quits after nude photo scandal

A Puerto Rican senator who had strongly opposed gay marriage was forced to resign Monday after several naked photos of him surfaced on a gay sex app.

Posted: August 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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