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SAN JUAN — An impaired man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after attacking a Department of Health employee at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport this past weekend. The victim was attacked by Adrien Williams after he asked him to put on a face mask and complete a

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SAN JUAN -— Officials in Puerto Rico announced today that it expects to receive its first COVID-19 vaccines by mid-December as the island hits a record number of daily cases and hospitalizations. Health care workers, teachers and certain public sector employees are among those who will take priority, officials said. “This will

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SAN JUAN –  The U.S. commonwealth of Puerto Rico has made it a crime to smoke inside a vehicle if one of the passengers is younger than 18. The island’s Health Department said Sunday that violators will face a $250 penalty for violating the law. Officials said 10 percent of

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CAGUAS — On this hard-hit tropical island, even the dead are getting pulled into the fight against Zika. On a recent weekday, Roberto Barrera led a team of disease investigators into a graveyard in Caguas, a town about 20 miles south of San Juan. He shoved aside the heavy cement lid

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TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as a U.S.

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