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Political crisis deepens in Puerto Rico

Political crisis deepens in Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press

July 23, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Puerto Rico judge issued search warrants for the cellphones of government officials involved in a crude online chat whose leak has set off a political crisis that threatens to bring down the U.S. territory's governor. Kelvin Carrasco, a spokesman for the island's Justice...

Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny

Allegra Acosta, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019

Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio: The mysterious figure that goes by the alias of Bad Bunny. Growing up in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, his rise to stardom has expanded to the areas that he parties in: from a tiny neighborhood called Almirante Sur to worldwide. Born on March 10, 1994, Bad Bunny’s humble ...

U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico’s unseen economical damages

U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico’s unseen economical damages

Evan Sully

November 13, 2017

A recent stretch of hurricanes in August and September left destruction in physical property as well as the U.S. economy. What resulted in extensive damage on capital and swallowed up jobs impacted different economic markets throughout the affected regions and entire nation. Read More »...

Disaster in paradise

Disaster in paradise

Amber Colón

October 2, 2017

When Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 19, the entire island’s was devastated. Read More »

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 25, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 25, 2017

The Associated Press

September 25, 2017

International headlines to know this week. Read More »

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón

September 11, 2017

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest Puerto Rican communities in the United States, the long lasting effects of Irma on the Puerto...

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