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All posts tagged "Latest News"

  • PDP Agrees With Stiffer Regulations On Campaign Donations

    SAN JUAN – The chairman of the transition committee for Popular Democratic Party president David Bernier supported amendments proposed by Electoral Comptroller Manuel Torres that would stiffen laws related to political campaign donations.PDP Rep. Jesus Santa said Bernier has voluntarily...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • A Year Of Political Pregame Gives Way To A Sprint Into Iowa

    DES MOINES – It’s been a year of town halls and weekend forums and lunchtime meet-and-greets for those who would be president, with nights spent sparring in televised debates and endless days fundraising to pay for TV...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • Obama Media Strategy Expands Into Long-Form Conversations

    WASHINGTON – The novelist tossed out phrases such as “religious humanism” and “the sinister other.” The interviewer asked her about her upbringing and writing process. At an hour and 7,000 thoughtful words, the discussion sounded like a...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • More Than 100 Employees To Be Laid-Off By Legal Assistance Society

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Legal Assistance Society (LAS) could be implementing a severance plan that may leave more than 100 of its 250 employees without a job. The information about LAS’ severance plan was revealed...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • Uruguay Bailing Out Troubled State Oil Company

    MONTEVIDEO – Uruguay’s congress has approved an $872 million aid package for the country’s debt-ridden state oil company. Sunday’s lower house vote forgives a $622 million debt and enables $250 million in credits from a regional development...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • “Sham Affidavit Doctrine” Now Incorporated to Puerto Rico´s Case Law

    SAN JUAN – The commonwealth’ Supreme Court adopted recently the “sham affidavit doctrine” developed by federal courts as part of a wrongful termination claim brought under Act 80 of 1978, known as the Unjust Dismissal Act. The...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • US Seeks Extradition Of Former Honduran Vice President

    TEGUCIGALPA – Honduras’ government says it has received a request from the United States for the extradition of former vice president and businessman Jaime Rosenthal, who is accused of money laundering. Foreign Minister Arturo Corrales says the...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • Mexico Mayor Slain A Day After Taking Office

    MEXICO CITY – The mayor of a city south of Mexico’s capital was shot to death on Saturday, less than a day after taking office, officials said. Gunmen opened fire on Mayor Gisela Mota at her house...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • “A Mystery Inside An Enigma” How The Government Plans To Pay Debt

    SAN JUAN – Economist Gustavo Velez  urged the government Saturday to explain publicly how it plans to pay some $2 billion it owes throughout 2016.Puerto Rico is slated to pay the bulk of about $902 million in payments due this week, including some $330...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • TSC Will Continue Using Proven Strategy To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    SAN JUAN – The Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) is set to redouble its efforts to reduce the number of driver and pedestrian deaths this year. Drivers and pedestrians were the groups with the highest fatalities in 2015,...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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