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WHAT DID THEY KNOW AND WHEN DID THEY KNOW IT? A source familiar with the COFINA creditors’ thinking said the group wants to depose Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello, one of his key advisers Elias Sanchez, and AAFAF’s director, Gerardo Portela. By NICK BROWN/Reuters News Service SAN JUAN — Senior creditors

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SLOCUM GLIDER: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) began deploying Slocum underwater gliders in the Caribbean in June of 2016. The data collected by the gliders takes months to analyze. But scientists say the technology could significantly improve hurricane forecasting, which could ultimately save lives and property in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all the rest in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and

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“PALACE OF THE LAWS”: The Capitol of Puerto Rico (Capitolio de Puerto Rico) is located on the Islet of San Juan just outside the walls of Old San Juan. The building is home to the bicameral Legislative Assembly composed of the House of Representatives and Senate. The building sits in

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DRAINING THE SWAMP: President Trump is not expected to ask Congress to supplement funding for Zika virus tracking that is slated to end this summer. ATLANTA — Federal monies that have helped states and territories track the Zika virus may come to an end by this summer, putting at risk

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GOV. MAPP: “The freeness is just beginning … for me, that is!” Kenneth Mapp famously said “The freeness is over,” before Hurricane Marilyn struck during the Schneider-Mapp adminstration. As Republicans, the pair campaigned on a message that if the territory suffered a catastrophic loss … proud Virgin Islanders would not

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HAVANA — Pennsylvania’s Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol. “‘You know, we have rum,’” a visiting Cuban government liaison told state Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, who was walking to his car when he was introduced

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CBP Border Patrol Marine units patrol the waterways of our Nation’s borders. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: SAN JUAN — Police say they have detained four migrants in a northwest coastal area commonly used by people from the Dominican

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COAST GUARD TO THE RESCUE! ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: SANTO DOMINGO — Two Americans were rescued by Coast Guard crewmen after their fishing boat sank north of the Dominican Republic. Kirk Plender of New Hampshire and John Boone

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GOV. RICKY ROSSELLO: Doesn’t want to go down in history as the chief executive who presided over Puerto Rico bankruptcy. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) — Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico is looking ever more likely

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