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After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans become key voting bloc in Florida – Fox News


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After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans become key voting bloc in Florida
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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 – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Former Puerto Rico policeman sentenced for bank robbery
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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 – Bond Buyer


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Puerto Rico unemployment declines to lowest rate in at least 76 years
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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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OFG Bancorp jumps 11% as Puerto Rico recovers from last year’s storms – Seeking Alpha


OFG Bancorp jumps 11% as Puerto Rico recovers from last year's storms
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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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Puerto Rico board may go its own way on fiscal plan – Bond Buyer

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. ...

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For travellers, Puerto Rico remains a tropical charmer – The Globe and Mail

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...

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Congresswoman from Puerto Rico visits Bristol Borough – The Intelligencer

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...

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