Category: Puerto Rico News

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 […]

Social Security Releases Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Strategic Plan

The Social Security Administration issued its 2022-2023 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan. The detailed plan, which outlines goals and priorities in each of the four areas, includes establishing a Chief Equity Officer and a DEIA Implementation Team. “Social Security’s goal is to weave DEIA principles into the fabric of our workplace,” said […]

Coast Guard Seizes $5.2 Million In Cocaine As Part Of Caribbean Corridor Strike Force

SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloaded 551 pounds (250 kgs) of seized cocaine Tuesday in Puerto Rico. Three men, one Venezuelan and two Dominican Republic nationals, apprehended in this case are facing federal prosecution in Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean […]

Questions Remain About When Ricky Martin Stopped Dating His Sister’s Son

SAN JUAN — Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin on Sunday denied allegations that led to a restraining order against him, with police noting that he has not been charged with any crime. Police said Saturday that a judge had issued the order against Martin, but authorities trying to serve the order were unable to find […]

Frontier Airlines Adds Daily Nonstop Service From Tampa to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — Frontier Airlines, one of the fastest expanding airlines in the Caribbean, has added new daily nonstop service from Tampa, Florida, to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The new service officially began June 23, representing yet another route for Frontier to Puerto Rico, which itself has been one of the region’s top performing tourism […]

Search Is On For Ricky Martin After He Goes ‘La Vida Loca’ On His Ex-Boyfriend

SAN JUAN — A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. […]

Search For Missing Indigent Cost Taxpayers $1.2 Million; He Was Working Through ‘Gender Issues’ In Garcia Park

SAN JUAN — The saga of a missing indigent in Puerto Rico has tempers flaring now that it is learned that he was having “gender issues” and that his disappearance was an elaborately-staged hoax he coordinated with his mother.  The intense search by air, sea and land carried out by federal and state authorities for […]

Coast Guard Crews Rescue 3 U.S. Mariners From Distressed Sailing Vessel In Atlantic Ocean

SAN JUAN — Coast Guard crews rescued three mariners, U.S. citizens, and completed a three-day tow of the distressed sailing vessel Valour to Puerto Rico Sunday, after the vessel started taking on water in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 300 nautical miles north of Puerto Rico. The 45-foot vessel Valour was being delivered from Tortola, British […]

Tropical Wave Brings Much Needed Rain To USVI and Puerto Rico

FREDERIKSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are experiencing periods of heavy showers and gusty winds this morning, especially to the east and south of San Juan and in the west of St. Croix. The National Hurricane Center says a tropical wave continues to produce a broad area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms […]

Coast Guard Searches For Missing Man Just Off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ Beach in Arecibo

SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Wednesday for a 23-year-old man in the waters just off “La Poza del Obispo” in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Harold Carrion Butter, from Arecibo, who was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday standing on the rocks just off the water. He was […]