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SAN JUAN (dpa) – Concerns were on the rise Monday regarding the possibility of a cash crunch in Puerto Rico, a day after Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s debts are “not payable.” US expert Anne Krueger, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former

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  The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is at a crossroads. The governor, Alejandro García Padilla, noted in an interview late last week that the island simply could not pay all of its debts on time. He said that the government would therefore be asking for concessions from most if not

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MIAMI — When the cutter Vigilant docked at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach on June 12, its crew offloaded bales of marijuana and packets of cocaine worth millions on the illegal market. It was the latest catch in an ongoing operation in which vessels and aircraft from the

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  BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – Mary Prince has become a symbol of freedom in the 200 years since her death. Though she is known the world over as a West Indies slave whose raw narrative galvanized the abolition movement in the British Empire, there’s more to her story than the

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  The road along the east side of Tobago, running from the airport to the village of Speyside, passes dozens of small beaches where, in normal times, people lounge on the sand beneath palm trees and swim in the clear blue waters that lap at the shore. But on this

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  – Beaches Resorts’ Island Impact Volunteenism Program – the first of its kind in the region- Teen Guests to Earn Community Service Hours providing Literacy Outreach, Tutoring and Homework Help in the Caribbean…- Program Launched in Partnership with the Sandals Foundation and Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours MONTEGO BAY,

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Several articles have been written about how clean energy helps island communities gain freedom from the high price and carbon pollution caused by using fossil fuels to power their economy. You can read those stories including Richard Branson to Power Necker Island with Renewables, here, here, and here. The following

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — In the end, the Cavaliers decided the money it would’ve cost to select in the first round wasn’t worth the talent available. By trading out of the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft, they added two quality second-round picks who won’t command the same guaranteed dollars

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  Latinos that were supposed to be part of Miss USA 2015 are continuing to drop. Following Univision’s announcement that they would not air the Spanish simulcast of beauty pageant next month, hosts Cristián De La Fuente and Roselyn Sanchez also quit their hosting duties and J Balvin also opted

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  The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. In the landmark decision, the justices ruled that states must license same-sex marriages and also recognize gay marriages performed legally in other states. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity,

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