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MIAMI — A broad area of low pressure about 1,000 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, which has been designated as Invest 98-L, is producing a concentrated area of showers and thundershowers, and environmental conditions are favorable for additional development, the National Hurricane Center reported in its 8 p.m.

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MIAMI —  NOAA’s National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 a.m. today due to the presence of Tropical Depression Eleven (formerly Invest 95L) that is tracking near the Caribbean. If T.D. 11 strengthens into a tropical storm, the next name on the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Names list is Josephine. PROJECTED PATH Tropical

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard took 18 illegal migrants back to the Dominican Republic between Saturday and Tuesday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage off the coast of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing multi-agency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Countries across the Caribbean are preparing to adopt or strengthen their data protection legislation in order to guarantee individual privacy rights and safeguard personal data, while creating an enabling environment for data sharing and e-government in the subregion. The benefits of implementing internationally aligned data protection and

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard transferred custody of two suspected smugglers and 430 kilograms (947 pounds) of seized cocaine to federal law enforcement authorities in Puerto Rico Wednesday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea. The interdiction was the result of multi-agency efforts in support

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THE HAGUE — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands raised its travel advisory for Sint Maarten from yellow to orange this weekend. People are urged to only travel to and from the island for urgent reasons. The ministry decided to advise against vacation travel to Sint Maarten and

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal

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MARIGOT — United States tourists cannot cross the border from Dutch Sint Maarten to French Saint starting today, according to The Daily Herald, a Philipsburg, Sint Maarten newspaper. The report says the announcement is until further notice. Sylvie Feucher, prefect of Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, has previously said that, due to a high number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases

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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next

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CHRISTIANSTED — The only movie theaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands — owned wholly by the same Puerto Rican company that currently owns the Sunny Isle Shopping Center in St. Croix — has decided that the show cannot go on any longer in the territory. Officially called “Sunny Isle Developers” the Puerto

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