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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The migrants were interdicted as the result of two separate cases by the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser in the Mona Pass during efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard and

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac became less organized today as it moved across the eastern Caribbean on its way toward Central America, the National Hurricane Center said. The center of the storm was located 80 miles west-southwest of Dominica and 240 miles southeast of St. Croix, the NHC said in its 2

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac is currently moving through the western tropical Atlantic Ocean and will likely bring damaging winds, heavy rainfall and possibly life-threatening flash flooding to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Authorities in Dominica are opening shelters and warning they will turn off water and power

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac will plow westward and bring strong winds and flooding rain to the Lesser Antilles midweek. Isaac was located roughly 775 miles east of the Lesser Antilles as of midday today. Isaac will continue on a westward path toward the islands into midweek. The storm is rather compact

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MIAMI — Hurricane Isaac is pushing through the open tropical Atlantic Ocean right now but could bring heavy rain and damaging winds to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Steered westward by high pressure to its north, Isaac is forecast to approach the Lesser Antilles by Thursday. Isaac’s intensity forecast

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SAN JUAN — Hurricane Isaac is the latest named storm to hit the Atlantic Ocean, so far causing an itinerary change to one cruise ship. In order to avoid the storm, which reached hurricane status today and is expected to reach the region on Thursday, Carnival Vista has reversed its itinerary. The

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MIAMI — The active Atlantic is getting busier, as Tropical Storm Isaac has formed. It is expected to become a hurricane as early as tomorrow, and the latest Isaac spaghetti models forecast suggests high odds the storm will move due west in the coming days. As Hurricane Isaac, the storm

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SAN JUAN –– Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory, the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is about to get a major upgrade. Nearly one year after the 55-year-old observatory was damaged by Hurricane Maria — a storm that arrived during a funding crisis that nearly shut down the observatory — astronomers at Arecibo

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently installed a new Federal Inspection Station at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. The $6 million station uses advanced technology and allows passengers to move through a single point of control, speeding up entry to the island. It incorporates

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DEERFIELD, Ill. — A wide variety of Ritz Bits and Ritz cracker sandwich products got recalled Saturday across the United States, including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. “These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of

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