Recent News Headlines : Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico

HONDURAS EARTHQUAKE: MAGNITUDE-7.6 QUAKE HITS IN CARIBBEAN


MEXICO CITY -- A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 1475

PUERTO RICAN TERRORIST TELLS MAINLANDER AMERICANS TO GET OFF THE ISLAND


Convicted terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera is at it again, demanding that mainland Americans helping hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico return home... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 5419

AS U.S. FREEZES, RUSSIA'S STILL WAITING FOR WINTER TO START


Through Christmas and New Year's there were no flakes at all. That hasn't been great news for Russian landscape photographer Ivan Boiko... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 756

STUBBORN PARTISAN CLASHES FACE LAWMAKERS AS CONGRESS RETURNS


Their goal is to find a compromise on raising limits on defense and domestic spending that eluded lawmakers before they left Washington for the holidays... READ MORE

3rd January, 2018 0

CONGRESS' NEW YEAR HAS TOUGH TO-DO LIST


Officials in both parties hope to make progress by Jan. 19, when a short-term government funding bill that Congress passed last month expires... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 0

AT&T SAYS ALL U.S. STATES WILL USE ITS PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK


States had until Thursday to opt out of AT T's network and build their own public safety networks... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 972

MORE THAN THREE MONTHS AFTER MARIA, BARELY HALF OF PUERTO RICO HAS POWER


Puerto Rico authorities said Friday that nearly half of power customers in the U.S. territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 1

20/20 A TEAM OF FILMMAKERS IN THE US HAVE MADE THE FIRST EVER SCALE MODEL OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM IN A NEVADA DESERT


Scientists have seen black holes killing and swallowing stars... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 19340

CANCER PATIENT CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS WITH SON AFTER HURRICANE MARIA SETBACK


Hurricane Maria had other plans for Puerto Rico grandma Luz Vega Negron... READ MORE

26th December, 2017 374

DARK AND DESPERATE LIFE WITHOUT POWER IN PUERTO RICO AS HELP ELUDES THOUSANDS


This is life in Puerto Rico more than three months after Maria destroyed the island's electrical grid... READ MORE

25th December, 2017 0

CHEF'S NEW RESTAURANT COMES AFTER DECADES IN PRISON KITCHENS


Born in Puerto Rico, Ortiz moved to New Jersey in the 1970s... READ MORE

25th December, 2017 4

TRUMP CHRISTMAS EVE: TRUMP SENDS CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO U.S. TROOPS


-- President Trump had a Christmas Eve message for U.S. troops stationed around the globe We're winning... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 4196

CONGRESS VOTES TO AVERT SHUTDOWN, SENDS TRUMP STOPGAP SPENDING BILL


Fiscal hawks, meanwhile, are angry that Congress is again moving to bust through spending caps that had been designed to tamp down mounting federal debt... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 440

SENATE SHELVES DISASTER AID BILL UNTIL NEXT MONTH


The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed the legislation earlier on Thursday to help recovery efforts stemming from hurricanes and wildfires... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 39

WITH SHUTDOWN CLOCK TICKING, GOP STRUGGLES FOR SPENDING DEAL


Lawmakers said the GOP vote-counting team would assess support for the plan and GOP leaders would set a course of action from there... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 0

CALIFORNIA TODAY GLOBAL CONCERN FOR SANTA BARBARA


California Today is edited by Julie Bloom, who grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from U.C... READ MORE

20th December, 2017 1367

BRITAIN'S STRANGE ADDICTION TO A CHRISTMAS TREAT, EXPLAINED


It is still possible to taste something fairly similar to an original mince pie -- or at least it's pre-20th century incarnation... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 707

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR ORDERS REVIEW OF ALL DEATHS SINCE HURRICANE MARIA DEVASTATED ISLAND


Puerto Rico's governor on Monday ordered authorities to review all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria hit nearly three months ago amid accusations that... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 0

'WE WERE NOT IMPRESSED': PASSENGERS FEEL BURNED AFTER WESTJET, AIR CANADA CANCEL PUERTO RICO FLIGHTS


Rick and Joan Hughes flew to Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, on WestJet's partner airline Delta on Oct. 28 to catch their cruise... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 2709

EXTREME POVERTY IN AMERICA: READ THE UN SPECIAL MONITOR'S REPORT


Philp Alston, the UN's special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has spent 10 days touring America. This is the introduction to his report... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 33207

DIRE U.S. POVERTY TO WORSEN UNDER TRUMP, THREATENING DEMOCRACY, TOP U.N. OFFICIAL SAYS


Poverty and inequality rates in the United States are already alarming and are poised to worsen under President Donald Trump, threatening the nation's demo... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 40

A JOURNEY THROUGH A LAND OF EXTREME POVERTY


As UN special rapporteur, he's reported on dire poverty and its impact on human rights in Saudi Arabia and China among other places... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 200334

IN THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS, NEW JERSEY LOCAL COLLECTS TOYS FOR PUERTO


Jayden Perez managed to collect over 1,000 toys for the children of Puerto Rico in the span of two weeks with the help of neighbors and friends... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 23

START THE CLOCK FOR TRUMP, GOP IN LAST PUSH ON TAXES, BUDGET


These young immigrants, often referred to as Dreamers, face deportation in a few months after Trump reversed administrative protections established by President Barack Obama... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 0

PUERTO RICO ADDS TO ITS HURRICANE DEATH TOLL


Puerto Rico on Wednesday attributed Quintin Vidal Rolon's death to Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 228

SMOKED POT AND WANT TO ENLIST? ARMY ISSUING MORE WAIVERS


Army data show more than 8,000 recruits received waivers in 2017, compared with about 6,700 last year... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 0

WHY THE UN IS INVESTIGATING EXTREME POVERTY A IN AMERICA, THE WORLD'S RICHEST NATION


At the heart of Philip Alstons special mission will be one question can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if theyre unable to meet basic living standards?... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 171600

TRUMP, HONORING NAVAJOS, REVIVES 'POCAHONTAS' JAB AT WARREN


Native American leaders have called Trump's past attacks on Warren offensive and distasteful... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 59

'IT HURTS US': AIR CANADA, WESTJET UNDER FIRE FOR THEIR REASONS BEHIND PUERTO RICO FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS


But Puerto Rico's tourism industry says the message is misleading and wants it to stop... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 445

DESPERATE FOR ELECTRICITY, PUERTO RICO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GOES SOLAR


Desperate for electricity, puerto rico children's hospital goes solar... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 2184

Trending News Headlines : Puerto Rico

CONGRESS QUESTIONS $300M PUERTO RICO CONTRACT WITH TINY ENERGY FIRM


Two-person energy firm's 300 million Puerto Rico contract raises eyebrows... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 22281

TRUMP SAYS HE MET WITH THE 'PRESIDENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS'


Thing is, Donald Trump is the president of the U.S. Virgin Islands... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 20400

PEOPLE RAISED OVER $70K FOR WOMAN FIRED FOR FLICKING OFF PRESIDENT TRUMP


The company tweeted at Briskman, offering her a position on their team last week... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 18793

TRUMP ON PUERTO RICO: FEMA CAN'T STAY 'FOREVER'


President Trump is set to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, to see damage from Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10879

TRUMP PUTS PUERTO RICO ON NOTICE OVER AID


US President Donald Trump has griped about emergency relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, saying federal aid cannot continue forever ... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10067

PUERTO RICO TERMINATES CONTRACT WITH MONTANA POWER COMPANY


Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings had come under increased scrutiny as it struggled to restore power in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 7917

THE AMERICAN CITIZENS BATTERED BY HURRICANE MARIA


US Virgin Islands The American citizens battered by hurricane Maria... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 7410

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP BOOSTS DISASTER AID FOR PUERTO RICO REBUILD


Six weeks after Hurricane Maria hit, only about 30 percent of Puerto Rico's power grid has been restored... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 7255

RYAN ZINKE: COWBOY IN TRUMP'S CABINET TAKING AIM AT AMERICA'S PUBLIC LANDS


Montana-born interior secretary Ryan Zinke - who meets with President Trump on Friday morning - meticulously crafts his image as wilderness-loving western cowboy and sportsman... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 7103

TRUMP DEFENDS TOSSING PAPER TOWELS TO PUERTO RICO HURRICANE VICTIMS


Trump defends tossing paper towels to Puerto Rico hurricane victims Analysis... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 6896

TRUMP'S PICK FOR DHS CHIEF WAS AT CENTER OF KATRINA DISASTER


Frances Townsend, who was Bush's top homeland security adviser during Katrina and Nielsen's boss, defended her protegee's performance... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 6449

OPINION | THERE'S A THIRD-WORLD AMERICA THAT NO ONE NOTICES


It is a travesty that the United States leaves citizens without access to clean water... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 6240

A CIVIL RIGHTS 'EMERGENCY': JUSTICE, CLEAN AIR AND WATER IN THE AGE OF TRUMP


The roots of the environmental justice movement are diffuse, but a string of events in Houston, Texas, proved foundational... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 5974

HOW TO REBUILD PUERTO RICO: RUBIO ASKS TRUMP TO CALL IN EXPERTS


Quite frankly I've never had anyone in Puerto Rico's government ask for that, Rubio said... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 5637

'HE'S A RACIST PRESIDENT': MAINLAND PUERTO RICANS ARE FURIOUS OVER DONALD TRUMP'S DEBT TALK AMID HURRICANE CRISIS | TORONTO STAR


It sickens me, said Angel Vazquez, 30, a graphic designer in Atlanta who moved from Puerto Rico as a child... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5426

WOMAN WHO GAVE FINGER TO TRUMP MOTORCADE GETS FIRED FROM JOB SAYS ID DO IT AGAIN


Juli Briskman's bosses gave her the boot from her marketing job after she identified herself as the woman in a photo circulating on social media... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 5320

'I DON'T GIVE A (EXPLETIVE)'


San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz Face of Puerto Rico outrage... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 3984

DONALD TRUMP SETS A NEW DISHONESTY RECORD


Donald Trump sets a new dishonesty record 40 false claims last week... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 3911

PUERTO RICO POWER RESTORATION: WHY IT IS TAKING SO LONG


Six weeks after Hurricane Maria decimated the island, 70 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 3345

"I MET WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS". HE IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS.


During a speech yesterday October 13 in the Values Voter Summit, U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with the President of the Virgin Islands... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 3323

SIX GRAPHICS THAT SUM UP PUERTO RICO DISASTER


The island of Puerto Rico was devastated by the worst hurricane in its history over three weeks ago... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 3171

HURRICANE MARIA: PUERTO RICO'S FARMERS FACE NEAR TOTAL LOSS FROM STORM


Puerto Rico's farmers face near total loss from Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 2569

LOOKING FOR LIGHT: PUERTO RICO STRUGGLES WITH BLACKOUT


Puerto rico's misery thousands without homes, power 2 months after storms... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 2414

IN FREE-FORM NEWS CONFERENCE, TRUMP SAYS LITTLE ABOUT A LOT, CLAIMS UNITY WITH SENATE LEADER


Rambling Rose Garden news conference sees President Trump talking about many issues while making no real announcements... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 2406

U.S. HOUSE APPROVES DISASTER FUNDS AS TRUMP CRITICIZES PUERTO RICO


The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved 36.5 billion in emergency relief for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico and other areas that have suffered recent disasters... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2377

PUERTO RICO: TRUMP MAY PULL FEMA FROM STRUGGLING ISLAND


Trump's wildly different responses to hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2345

TRUMP DECLARES OPIOIDS A U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY


Trump declares opioids a US public health emergency... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 1948

TRUMP PUSHES BACK AS CONGRESS PREPARES TO APPROVE PUERTO RICO AID


Of that amount, 4.9 billion is earmarked for loans to local governments to ensure that the cash-strapped Puerto Rico can keep government programs operating beyond Oct. 31... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1819

SAN JUAN MAYOR SAYS TRUMP LIVES IN A 'FANTASY WORLD'


The Puerto Rican government said that more than 80 percent of the island remains without electricity and more than 30 percent do not have safe drinking water... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 1802

IT'S DIFFERENT FROM WHAT OTHERS SEE


WASHINGTON -- Sometimes it seems like President Trump is living in his own world... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 1651


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