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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett issued the following statement Friday on President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is finally ending the government shutdown and temporarily reopening the federal government: “After the longest shut down in history, I am pleased that the government will reopen and federal employees will be paid,”
SAN JUAN — Thursday was a somber day at the Cockfighting Club of San Juan. The rows and rows of cubbies that usually house up to 80 roosters waiting to fight were mostly empty. On this day, only 26 birds were on display. Miguel Ortiz, a regular at the club
SAN JUAN — Congress on Wednesday gave final passage to legislation that would shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year. Opponents of the measure approved by the
WASHINGTON — A few lines in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 would make cockfighting illegal in the U.S. Virgin Islands under the massive 2018 Farm Bill compromise reached recently between House and Senate negotiators. In June, the Senate version of the bill did not include language to extend the federal
STAR POWER: Puerto Rico’s Delegate to Congress Jenniffer Gonzalez (R-PR) is demanding that the House of Representatives and Senate give her beautiful island-state parity with U.S. mainland states. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — For the first time in its history, a woman will be Puerto Rico’s representative in the U.S.