After Hurricane Maria, Superior Vocational High School in Loíza Makes Slow Progress
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After Hurricane Maria, Superior Vocational High School in Loíza Makes Slow Progress

After Hurricane Maria, recovery efforts have been slow at Superior Vocational High School in Loíza,…

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Howard University Students Rebuild, Mentor in Puerto Rico for Alternative Spring Break
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Howard University Students Rebuild, Mentor in Puerto Rico for Alternative Spring Break

HBCU students with Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break program help to rebuild La Hermosa Church…

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Howard University Heads to Puerto Rico to Help: Students Give Up Spring Break to Help in Recovery Efforts
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Howard University Heads to Puerto Rico to Help: Students Give Up Spring Break to Help in Recovery Efforts

Howard University students will travel to Puerto Rico to help in Hurricane Maria recovery efforts…

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A Shrug Greets Puerto Rico’s Problems
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A Shrug Greets Puerto Rico’s Problems

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   When word recently broke about the extreme financial…

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Puerto Rico’s Governor Says Island Cannot Pay Back $70 Billion in Debt, is Near ‘Death Spiral’
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Puerto Rico’s Governor Says Island Cannot Pay Back $70 Billion in Debt, is Near ‘Death Spiral’

Michael A. Fletcher, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post) — The governor of Puerto…

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Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children
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Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children

  (Tech Times) – Puerto Rico has an obesity crisis. It has higher incidence of…

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Amid its Other Struggles, Puerto Rico Enjoys Drop in Crime
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Amid its Other Struggles, Puerto Rico Enjoys Drop in Crime

DANICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The crime wave that marred…

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Puerto Rico to Cut Budgets, Renegotiate Loans
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Puerto Rico to Cut Budgets, Renegotiate Loans

DANICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials on Wednesday…

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Groups Accuse US of Human Rights Abuses in Vieques
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Groups Accuse US of Human Rights Abuses in Vieques

[AP] The National Lawyers Guild and other groups have filed a petition with the Inter-American…

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Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic
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Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

Jose Reyes of the Dominican Republic celebrates in the dressing room after his team defeated…

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