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SAN JUAN — A judge in Puerto Rico says there’s enough evidence to arrest a well-known former mayor accused of sexually harassing a policewoman. Hector O’Neill faces seven charges including sexual abuse and lewd acts. He was being held Tuesday on a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in

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SAN JUAN — At least half the population of Puerto Rico was at potential risk of exposure to bacterial contamination in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to government test results obtained by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Some 2.3 million Puerto Rican residents were served by water systems which

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LIVIN’ ON THE STREET: People take advantage of the Optico Fiber companies free wi-fi zone setup for those that don’t have cell service to connect with friends or loved ones as they wait for the damaged telephone grid to be fixed after Hurricane Maria passed through the area on September

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SAN JUAN — Some 2,000 miles away from the path of devastation cut by hurricanes Irma and Maria, network engineers at the Rock Island Arsenal Integrated Network Operations Center (INOC) work around-the-clock to support the relief efforts of American aid workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Operated

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ATLANTA – La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) anunció que más de $108 millones en préstamos por desastre a bajo interés han sido aprobados para los negocios y los residentes de las Islas Vírgenes afectados por los huracanes Irma y María. “En la actualidad, 1,450

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SAN JUAN — This fall’s hurricane season has been rough on Jesús Vázquez’s family business outside the capital of Puerto Rico. Their 35-year-old ice factory and adjacent laundromat hasn’t had power since Hurricane Irma, which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 6, thirteen days before Hurricane Maria devastated the island. And

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp has renewed a controversial executive order that authorized the scandal-plagued Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) to seize the firearms and ammunition of law-abiding Americans living in this U.S. territory and the larger Caribbean. Mapp issed the declaration of a State of Emergency for the

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FORT LAUDERDALE – Whether you are shipping packages for an occasion, special event or if you are shipping commercial freight to restock your inventory, Amerijet International is the shipping company of choice for many. With more than 40 years of experience in the global air cargo industry, Amerijet’s worldwide network reaches across

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello last month asked federal taxpayers to shell out $94 billion to pay for the commonwealth’s recovery from Hurricane Maria — then turned around and paid out about $100 million in Christmas bonuses to island government employees. The governor’s aides say the bonuses are

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SAN JUAN — The hurricanes that tore through our region this fall have left hotels and resorts across the region scrambling to salvage the crucial winter high season, when tourists from North America and Europe seek an escape from snow and ice. On some islands, the storms caused devastation that

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