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The White House said Monday that President Obama won’t bail out Puerto Rico, which is facing default on its municipal bonds. “There’s no one in the administration that’s contemplating a federal bailout of Puerto Rico,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, who added that Treasury officials and others in

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  Four South African athletes took away second spots from the Janusz Sidlo Memorial track and field meeting in Sopot, Poland, writes Mark Etheridge. Sprinter Akani Simbine, 110m hurdler Antonio Alkana, one-lap hurdler Hamman le Roux and javelin thrower Rocco Bosman all ended on the podium. Simbine ran 10.23 to

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  EUGENE (Oregon) – Justin Gatlin stayed on course for a sprint double World Championships challenge on Saturday, while Allyson Felix has a choice to make after a storming 400 metres triumph at the United States athletics championships. Gatlin, a polarising figure who has served two doping bans, clocked a

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  On Friday June 19th at approximately 10.45 p.m. police patrols, police Traffic Department, paramedics and Fire Department were sent to the A.J.C. Brouwers road in the vicinity of Harold Jack look-out Point for a serious traffic accident. On the scene the investigating officers encountered a head-on collision between two

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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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