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  SAN JUAN — A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. This sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations

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  Democratic presidential candidates are weighing in on the Puerto Rican debt crisis following a public plea by Puerto Rico’s governor, Alejandro García Padilla. Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley was the first to do so in a detailed statement; that was followed by a cryptic tweet from Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

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  Looks like the annual Ricky Martin Foundation charity golf tournament from the Trump International Golf Club in Río Grande, Puerto Rico, will no longer take place after Trump’s derogatory and discriminatory comments against Latinos. The Boricua superstar joins the long list of celebrities, retail companies and networks to drop

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  With a weekend vote in Greece potentially triggering a derivatives default in Greece, one that banks and Larry Summers have indicated they are prepared for (“foam is on the runway,” Summers said last week), what are the variables to consider in both the long and short term? The weekend

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  Puerto Rican power utility, creditors reach deal to cover $416 million payment Option Trading Partners Breaking News – The Puerto Rican power utility, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with its creditors to make its $416 million payment Wednesday. The deal between the involved parties also extends the

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  Another freezing winter had many Washingtonians daydreaming about heading south to put their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand. All is not paradise in paradise these days, however, and even a refreshing Bahama Breeze cannot be had without a hurricane of controversy. That’s because one

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The White House said Monday that President Obama won’t bail out Puerto Rico, which is facing default on its municipal bonds. “There’s no one in the administration that’s contemplating a federal bailout of Puerto Rico,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, who added that Treasury officials and others in

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SAN JUAN (dpa) – Concerns were on the rise Monday regarding the possibility of a cash crunch in Puerto Rico, a day after Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s debts are “not payable.” US expert Anne Krueger, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former

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  The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is at a crossroads. The governor, Alejandro García Padilla, noted in an interview late last week that the island simply could not pay all of its debts on time. He said that the government would therefore be asking for concessions from most if not

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  Latinos that were supposed to be part of Miss USA 2015 are continuing to drop. Following Univision’s announcement that they would not air the Spanish simulcast of beauty pageant next month, hosts Cristián De La Fuente and Roselyn Sanchez also quit their hosting duties and J Balvin also opted

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