After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans become key voting bloc in Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – A little over a year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, forcing tens of thousands to flee the island for the U.S. mainland, the refugees have emerged as a key voting bloc in one of the country's biggest battleground states.
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Former Puerto Rico policeman sentenced for bank robbery
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A former police officer in Puerto Rico found guilty of masterminding a bank robbery in the U.S. territory has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday that Jose Padilla Galarza received five ...
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Puerto Rico unemployment declines to lowest rate in at least 76 years
Puerto Rico's unemployment rate declined in September to its lowest level in at least 76 years, according to local and federal government sources. The island's unemployment rate declined to 8.4% in September from 8.8% in August and an estimated 10.6 ...
Puerto Rico gov't: Unemployment at record low for 4th stratight monthCaribbean Business
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How to Go Glamping in Puerto Rico
By the Caribbean Journal staff. First Anegada, then Antigua, and now Puerto Rico. The Caribbean's glamping, or luxury camping, sector is heating up. The newest addition is the Pitahaya Glamping Eco-Retreat in Puerto Rico, the first-ever glamping spot ...
OFG Bancorp jumps 11% as Puerto Rico recovers from last year's storms
OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) surges 11% after Q3 results easily beat consensus, buoyed by Puerto Rico's rebound after hurricanes battered the island in September of last year. Q3 EPS of 42 cents surpassed consensus estimate of 36 cents; that compares with ...
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Photographs in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Which, in New York City, is pretty much every day.Read More »
Bond BuyerPuerto Rico board may go its own way on fiscal planBond BuyerThe Puerto Rico Oversight Board appears prepared to approve a fiscal plan diverging from that of the governor at a meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. ...Read More »
The Globe and MailFor travellers, Puerto Rico remains a tropical charmerThe Globe and MailBuilt by Spanish colonists in the 1590s, this stone fortress helped keep Puerto Rico under Spanish control for more than 400 years. Paired with cannons from a sma...Read More »
Cora remains an inspiration in Puerto Rico
“It's been a year since the hurricane and Puerto Rico is still recovering. We all have families over there and we know that the situation remains difficult,” Red Sox assistant general manager Eddie Romero said. “Alex has that always in mind. I admire that.
The IntelligencerCongresswoman from Puerto Rico visits Bristol BoroughThe IntelligencerPotential statehood and hurricane relief efforts dominated a roundtable discussion featuring Congresswoman Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, of Puerto Rico, in an event host...Read More »