Category: Puerto Rico News

Another Tropical Wave To Dump Locally Heavy Rain On USVI

,SAN JUAN — A tropical wave will bring showers and isolated thunderstorms to the USVI and Puerto Rico, producing moderate to locally heavy rains, from Sunday night into early Monday morning. The areas most likely to be impacted are in eastern Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to an update from the National Weather […]

National Hurricane Center Watching 3 Tropical Waves

MIAMI — Conditions remain quiet in the Atlantic basin, with no tropical cyclones expected over the next five days. The National Hurricane Center is watching three tropical waves in the Atlantic basin, including one in the Caribbean.  The peak of the season is September 10, with the most activity happening between mid-August and mid-October, according to the Hurricane Center. The Atlantic hurricane season […]

Social Security Is There For You When You’re Ready For Retirement

When you think you’re ready to retire, we’re here to help you make an informed decision about when to apply for Social Security benefits. You should decide based on your individual and family circumstances. Would it be better for you to start getting benefits early with a smaller monthly amount over a longer period? Or […]

Coast Guard Airlifts Cadet From Mexican Navy Training Ship Near Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units combined efforts to medevac an injured cadet from the Mexican Navy training vessel ARM Cuauhtémoc Wednesday morning, approximately 36 nautical miles southwest of Rincón, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a communication from the ARM Cuauhtémoc at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday, requesting a […]

Puerto Rico and USVI Can Expect Showers and Thunderstorms By Tonight, NWS Says

SAN JUAN — A tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea will bring showers and thunderstorms, with most impact over the eastern third of Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands by tonight, the National Weather Service said. St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John have a 70 percent chance of rain today; while in San Juan, […]

Tropical Wave Expected To Bring Heavy Rains To USVI and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — The best chance for flooding rains in the next five-days may result from the passage of a tropical wave, now centered around 45ºW longitude, by Wednesday evening into Thursday, the National Weather Service said. Expect the highest impact over eastern Puerto Rico and the USVI, along with breezy and gusty conditions, according […]

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Men, 2 Women After Boat Capsizes Near Green Cay Marina

GREEN CAY — A Coast Guard boat crew and two Good Samaritan vessels rescued five persons following a vessel capsizing offshore from Green Cay Marina in St. Croix on Sunday. Rescued are three men and two women, who reportedly fell into the water when the 21-foot pleasure craft Skater capsized after hitting a wave at […]

You Can Apply For Social Security Benefits Online 4 Months Before You Are Eligible

Did you know, you can do much of your business online with Social Security? This means no need to call or visit a local Social Security office. You can take your time completing our online applications and even save your progress to return to later. You can apply online for: · Retirement or Spouse’s Benefits […]

Coast Guard Returns 60 Dominicans, 3 Haitians To Hispaniola After Two Illegal Voyages

SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter repatriated 60 Dominicans and returned three Haitians to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Saturday, following the interdiction of two separate illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency […]

Ricky Martin Could Face 50 Years In Prison After Romantic Imbroglio With 22-Year-Old Nephew

SAN JUAN — The lawsuit facing Ricky Martin for alleged domestic violence was recently revealed. Please bear in mind that the name of the complainant who remained anonymous until this point is now known. He is Dennis Yaddiel Sánchez Martín, nephew of the pop superstar. In the accusation, the 22-year-old claimed that he had a […]