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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Making good on a promise she made during a virtual meeting last month with Governor Albert Bryan, Deputy Secretary of HUD Adrianne Todman visited the territory in her official capacity to tour some disaster recovery projects on St. Thomas. During their hourlong meeting on Friday, Governor Bryan and

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SAN JUAN — The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as “white” in the most recent census plummeted almost 80 percent, sparking a conversation about identity on an island breaking away from a past where race was not tracked and seldom debated in public. The drastic drop surprised

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Sector San Juan announced Thursday efforts against illegal passenger-or-hire vessel operations in Puerto Rico. Since April, Coast Guard units and crews have conducted multiple operations targeting illegal passenger-for-hire vessel operations throughout Puerto Rico.  These operations have resulted in 70 vessel boardings, the issuing of 32

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Crimes are unlawful behaviors that are deemed wicked, humiliating, or incorrect by the general public. It’s not easy being a victim of these deeds, too. To help recover losses from criminal events, the government created Victim Compensation Funds (VCF). Each state has different crime compensation programs. In general, it’s a direct payment regarding financial compensation for

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DUBLIN, Ohio Wendy’s®  and Google Cloud today announced a partnership to enhance the Wendy’s restaurant experience and unlock new customer, restaurant, and employee experiences through data-driven insights. Wendy’s intends to leverage Google Cloud’s data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and hybrid cloud tools to create new ways customers

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a federal law that bars cockfighting in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The high court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to the law. As is typical, the high court did not explain why it declined to take the

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Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022 — the biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years. The move follows a bump in inflation as the economy struggles to rebound. Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will

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NEW YORK — Christopher Columbus Day drew crowds on Monday with U.S. city parades marking the explorer’s voyage and Italian-American culture, as the focus increasingly turned to the heritage and plight of indigenous people subjugated by European settlers. At the White House, where President Joe Biden had declared October 11

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been testing small businesses. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging even in normal times. If you’re a small business owner, or you work for one, our online suite of services can help make

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SAN JUAN — A Spanish-language countdown will be included for the first time in the “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” show this year, the Puerto Rico governor announced Thursday. The segment will be broadcast from Puerto Rico, where thousands are expected to gather at the island’s

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