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  • García Padilla Denounces Pierluisi As A “Copycat”

    SAN JUAN – Gov. García Padilla denounced resident commissioner Pedro Pierluisi as a “copycat” after he had allegedly “copied” a list of proposals contained in García Padilla’s 2012 political platform and tried to pass them as his...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Biden: Obama Seeking Court Nominee Who Enjoys GOP Support

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is looking to nominate a Supreme Court candidate who has enjoyed past Republican support, Vice President Joe Biden said, offering some of the first indications of the president’s criteria in replacing the...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Cofina Bondholders put Debt-relief Plan on Table, Await P.R. Gov’t Response

    SAN JUAN – A group of Sales Tax Financing Corp. (Cofina by its Spanish acronym) bondholders are proposing to the Puerto Rico government a debt-restructuring plan that would provide liquidity and debt-relief to the commonwealth while respecting Cofina’s legal...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • PRHTA to Hold Seminar On Best Sales Strategies

    SAN JUAN — The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association (PRHTA), an organization that represents the island’s private tourism sector, will hold a professional seminar Feb. 18 dubbed “Discover the 7 Best Practices in Sales and Marketing...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • NPP Secretary General: Public Housing projects sold at ‘bargain prices’ to select group

    SAN JUAN – The Housing Financing Authority sold its public housing projects at “bargain prices” to a “select group of developers,” as well as some loan portfolios in an effort to raise funding for the Government Development...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Present In Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN — Senator Bernie Sander, who will face former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in primaries for the candidacy for president of the United States from the National Democratic Party already has made its presence felt...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Vietnam Vet Sues VA Trying To Get Benefits Living In Cuba

    HAVANA – Otto Macias was 19 when he left Cuba in the throes of a socialist revolution, enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to fight communists as a machine-gunner in Vietnam. He returned from battle in...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Journalist Kidnapped In Southern Mexico Found Dead

    MEXICO CITY – A reporter who was kidnapped by armed assailants in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz this week has been found dead, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. Anabel Flores Salazar’s body was discovered on a highway...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Second Outside Report Says Mexico Students Not Burned At Dump

    MEXICO CITY – A group of Argentine forensic experts says it has determined there is no biological or physical evidence to conclude that 43 students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014 were incinerated at a trash...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • In Central America, Gangs An Obstacle In Battle Against Zika

    El Salvador – For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It’s the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives. Armed...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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