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February 19, 2018


FBI investigates local officials for Hurricane-Fraud

The head of the FBI in Puerto Rico, Douglas Leff, confirmed today that a group of detectives are investigating local officials, in view of the possibility that they have committed fraud, because of complaints they have received for mishandling federal funds for the reconstruction of the island after Hurricane Maria. “We have some squads that

PONCE – Woman and child CRITICAL after being Shot

A Woman and her child remain in CRITICAL condition after they were shot numerous times in Ponce. The incident, is being investigated, but word on the street is that her boyfriend is a drug lord nicknamed “Keké” who usually drives the Mercedes Benz the woman and her child were using at the time of the

Villalba – Thousands of Jobs in Jeopardy

The mayor of Villalba, Luis Javier Hernandez Ortiz, is very worried about the possible approval in the United States Congress Tax Reform of President Donald Trump, since it would mean the loss of thousands of jobs in the event of the possible relocation of the biggest company in Villalba called Medtronic , which generates more than

The People of Cataño receive Aid

The municipality of Cataño receives aid thanks to the PR Department of Health. Efforts to bring aid to various municipalities continue at full steam. Today it was Cataño’s turn. The effort is led by the Department of Health and includes the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, Wilkins. Ada Monzon reports about the visit:

PR Unprotected: 4,000 Cops on “Sick Leave”

Yesterday in the first shift from 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 1,432 police officers were absent and on the 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  shift nearly 1,417 did not report due to “illness”. In the FURA agency 74 were absent, other precincts reported major absences such as Ponce with 116, Mayagüez with 158, Carolina 118,

PR receives seeds from all over the World

Seeds of solidarity,  seeds of the whole world have been sent to the island so that agriculture can recover. The whole world has sent humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico as a sign of solidarity for the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Part of this aid includes an effort so that the agricultural industry of Puerto

Gov. doesn’t know how many people have Power

If you want to know the number of subscribers who already have electricity, i’ts going to take very long to know. Governor Ricardo Rosselló could not say when the government will be able to offer the official number of subscribers to whom the electricity service has been restored to. After the passage of Hurricane Maria,

FAILED $30m FEMA contract leaves thousands without Tarps

After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven record won more than $30m in contracts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide emergency tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs. Bronze Star LLC never delivered those urgently needed supplies, which even months later remain in

US Congress aims to Ban Cock-Fights in Puerto Rico

The senator for the district of Guayama, Axel Chino Roque will file this week a concurrent resolution rejecting the project HR 4202 of the United States Congress that intends that the “Animal Welfare Act” be applied to the territories, thus imposing a ban on the celebration of Cock fighting sports on the island that could

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