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  • 12 Days of Christmas

    BY PHILIPE SCHOENE ROURA, JUAN A. HERNANDEZ, DENNIS COSTA, LUIS J. VALENTIN, ROSARIO FAJARDO AND ISMAEL TORRES “On the First day of Christmas, the Three Kings Gave to me…” One Lame Duck in a Palm Tree… •...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
  • Print newspaper readership in yearlong decline; online trending up

    BY ROSARIO FAJARDO With the emergence of the internet and its accelerated growth, printed media has seen a decrease in usage virtually worldwide. This change hasn’t been felt as strongly in Puerto Rico, primarily because the average...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
  • Merry Christmas, From the Trumps

    BY REX HUPPKE An exclusive look at the Trump Family Christmas Newsletter Dear family and friends, except any of you loser dopes who have said any-thing bad about me this year, you’re low-energy and pathetic and it’s...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
  • Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates

    As expected, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.25%, placing them between 0.25% and 0.5%. This is the first increase since June 2006. With this move, the Federal Reserve shows its confidence in the U.S. economy,...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
  • Héctor Ferrer’s Bid for Resident Commissioner Forces PDP Primary

    SAN JUAN – As expected, and dismissing a request from several Popular Democratic Party (PDP) mayors, former Rep. Héctor Ferrer filed his candidacy to run for resident commissioner Wednesday afternoon, thus forcing the party into a primary...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Killings in Puerto Rico Drop By 50% Since Record High

    SAN JUAN — Gov. Alejandro García Padilla says homicides on the island are at the lowest point in decades. García Padilla said Wednesday that there have been 570 reported killings so far this year on the island...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Rivera Schatz Announcement Changes Political Ballgame

    SAN JUAN – Following Thomas Rivera Schatz’s announcement Tuesday that he would not run for governor in the New Progressive Party (NPP) ticket and instead seek reelection as senator at-large in the next general elections, various political...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • 2015 Market Winners, Losers: Tech Soars, Old Guard Stumbles

    NEW YORK — In a flat year overall for stocks, there was still plenty of excitement to be enjoyed — or endured — by 2015’s biggest winners and losers. It was a year to make old guard...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • González Welcomes Pesquera’s Candidacy

    SAN JUAN — House of Representatives Minority Leader Jenniffer González welcomed Carlos Pesquera to the race for the resident commissionership under the New Progressive Party (NPP), while announcing she has received the support from a wide majority...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Republicans, Administration Spar on Visa Travel for Iran

    WASHINGTON — Top GOP lawmakers accused the Obama administration Wednesday of ignoring congressional intent and the spirit of the law in offering reassurances to Iran about new visa rules. “There is no ambiguity,” said House Majority Leader...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Q&A: Dissecting Criticisms of T-Mobile’s Free Video Streams

    NEW YORK – T-Mobile has introduced a program that lets most customers watch video without using up their data allotment. The free program, called Binge On, is available to those who have data plans of at least...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Haiti commission installed to review electoral process

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A five-member commission has been installed to evaluate Haiti’s electoral process and recommend ways out of an impasse that has postponed presidential and legislative runoffs. Two members who were initially named to the panel...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Energy Stocks Lead a Market Gain as Oil Price Climbs 

    NEW YORK – Stocks advanced for a third straight day on Wednesday, once again helped by higher oil prices, which lifted shares in oil and gas companies. Trading was light as Wall Street and the rest of the...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Watchdog: Secret US ‘Cuban Twitter’ Programs Problematic

    WASHINGTON — Once-secret U.S. government programs in Cuba that included a Twitter-like messaging service and an HIV-prevention workshop contained inadequate monitoring, conflicts of interest and questions of legal responsibility for those involved, according to an agency watchdog...

    • Posted December 23, 2015