Puerto Rico News
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
CHUNKY PEANUTS! Natural Resources Defense Counsel (NRDC) Says There Is Poop In The Drinking Water In Puerto Rico … What About The Virgin Islands?
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
1,000 DISPARUS: At Least 985 Additional People Died During Hurricane Maria In Puerto Rico … Why The Cover-Up?
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
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
LA AGENCIA FEDERAL PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA PEQUENA EMPRESA (SBA) APRUEBA MÁS DE $108 MILLONES DE PRÉSTAMOS DE DESASTRES EN LAS ISLAS VÍRGENES
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
DOUBLE DISASTER: Slow Federal Response To Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Devastation Is Destroying The Islands’ Small Business Base
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
JOHNNY HIDE YOUR GUN! Mapp Re-Issues Controversial Executive Order Re-Authorizing VING’s Ability To Snatch Guns From Law-Abiding Citizens
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
Amerijet International Is Your Best Bet For Shipping In The Caribbean … Why Ship By Boat When You Don’t Have To!
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
BAD OPTIC: Broke Puerto Rico Hands Out $100 Million In Christmas Bonuses To Government Employees … Then Asks Feds For $94 Billion
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
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