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$28,000 worth of chicken stolen in Puerto Rico

Chickens and captured wild birds are displayed for sale along a street in Hanoi on April 4, 2013. Vietnam on April 3 announced an immediate ban on all Chinese poultry imports and stepped up border controls after its northern neighbour reported two deaths from a new strain of bird flu.     AFP PHOTO / HOANG DINH Nam

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Which came first, the chicken or the eggs? For thieves in Puerto Rico this week, it was the eggs.   Days after police reported that thieves stole nearly half a million eggs from a north coast warehouse, authorities reported Saturday that someone stole 20,000 pounds (9,072 kilograms) of […]

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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 »