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Ex-UPS worker pleads guilty to role in cocaine trafficking BOSTON Prosecutors say a former worker at UPS Inc. has admitted in federal court to his role in a drug trafficking organization that shipped cocaine from Puerto Rico to Massachusetts.The Boston Globe reports 41-year-old Jorge Carrasquillo-Ortiz, of Toa Ba | 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Boston, Massachusetts
Posnanski: Heritage shaped HOFer Pudge There are four players in the Hall of Fame from Puerto Rico. Pudge Rodriguez just became the fourth -- and the first one elected on the first ballot. Clemente was, of course, the first in; he was elected on a special ballot after his tragic death. Orlando | 13 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Airport shooter had Florida drivers license When Esteban Santiago applied for permission to carry a gun in Puerto Rico, he provided a notary with identification in his name: a Florida driver's license, according to court records obtained by the Sun Sentinel. There is no indication in official recor
South Florida Sun-Sentinel | 13 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Puerto Rico governor eyes debt crisis resolution Ricardo Rossell says there is a willingness to pay creditors and make reforms
Financial Times | 19 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Borrowing its way out of trouble, Puerto Rico sinks The extreme laboratory of San Juan, Puerto Rico, opens a window on the future of American municipal finance, reflecting the islands rundown economy; population flight under growing debt; vulture investors scrapping for roadkill; and the decline of local d | Jan 19, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nobel Laurate Joe Taylor, K1JT, W1AW/KP4, to Attend ARRL Puerto Rico State Convention Nobel Laureate and Amateur Radio software developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, will be an honored guest January 27-29 at the 5th annual ARRL Puerto Rico State Convention in Hatillo. Taylor wasthe 2016 Dayton Hamvention Amateur of the Year.Special event station W1A
ARRL | Jan 18, 2017 9:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People power in Puerto Rico: how a canal community escaped gentrification How do you improve a neighbourhood without causing land prices to rise? Residents along a polluted waterway in San Juan set up a community land trust to help save their homes, as well as the environment For years a graffiti message has appeared throughout
The Guardian | Jan 18, 2017 07:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Puerto Ricans cheer commutation for nationalist Oscar Lopez SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Car horns rang out across Puerto Rico on Tuesday after President Barack Obama announced he had commuted the prison sentence of 74-year-old nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera.
Yahoo! News | Jan 18, 2017 12:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Puerto Rico needs urgent Congress action: U.S. Treasury, Health chiefs The secretaries of the U.S. Treasury and Health and Human Services called for fast congressional action to help Puerto Rico out of its economic mess, and said a bipartisan task force report failed to go far enough on recommending a low-income tax credit f
Yahoo! News | Jan 18, 2017 12:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puerto Rico travel guide Read full story for latest details. | Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend