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SAN JUAN (AP) — The construction worker stood on his tiptoes and tried to arrange a crown of thorns on a statue of Jesus while architect Jorge Rigau fired a flurry of directions from beneath the ladder. “Grab it like this and move it just a bit,” he said, motioning

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SAN JUAN — Family and friends mourned the loss of a Connecticut man who died while saving his two daughters during their vacation in Puerto Rico last week. His nieces told of the horrific ordeal and the community’s response on Wednesday. “My uncle actually drowned,” said Huertas the niece of

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The interdicted migrants claimed to be Dominican Republic nationals. The interdictions are the result of ongoing efforts by Caribbean

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In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month. Social Security has served a vital role in the lives of women for more than 80 years. Women have longer life expectancies than men, which means they live more years in retirement and have a greater chance of exhausting other sources of income.

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SAN JUAN — A tropical storm formed just over 500 miles northeast of Puerto Rico on March 6, 1908.  This oddball storm tracked south-southwest, intensifying to a Category 2 strength as it tracked near the northern Leeward Islands of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint Kitts and Nevis. “We of the islands in and around

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling vessel in the Caribbean Sea off of St. Croix. The suspected smugglers

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The Social Security Administration and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) have once again joined forces to raise public awareness about Social Security imposter scams during the second annual ‘Slam the Scam’ Day on March 4. Social Security scams —  in which fraudsters mislead victims into making cash or

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Navassa Island is a small, uninhabited island located between Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba.  Originally acquired for its guano resources, today, Navassa is of no apparent use to the United States.  A review of the island’s history and geography suggests several possibilities for Navassa’s future and America’s own interests in this

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Monday that was taking on water with eight people onboard in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 80 nautical miles south of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. The Zoma, a 46-foot Danish flagged sailing vessel, and all its passengers, five Danish and

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SAN JUAN — Kaza Kajami-Keane and Anthony Bennett combined for 46 points in Canada’s second win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in a 95-90 win, during Group C action this afternoon at Coliseo Roberto Celemente. A rematch of Wednesday’s game saw both teams keeping it close as Canada outscored their

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