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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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  • Puerto Rico at the verge of social unrest over ideology

     
    Guest Writer: Wilda Rodríguez The author is a writer and journalist. Rodriguez is a writer and entrepreneur who worked for 15 years at El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico's main newspaper. She's  former president of Puerto Rico's Journali...
  • Antonio Margarito seeks boxing license in Nevada, aiming for Miguel Cotto rematch

     
    Former world champion boxer Antonio Margarito will attempt to regain his fighter's license in the U.S. on Friday when he and attorneys appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Margarito was stripped of his license by the California State...
  • Hispanic plate is matter of pride for entrepreneur Jay Rosario

     
     By Víctor Manuel Ramos Staff Writer, Orlando Sentinel   Name: Jay Rosario (Jesús Rosario). Age: 39. Origin: Born in raised in Queens, New York City. His father is from the Dominican Republic; his mother is from Puerto Rico. Residence:...
  • Puerto Ricans can now get birth certificates through fee service

     
    The Government of Puerto Rico has entered an agreement with a U.S. company to help it process the avalanche of requests of new birth certificates expected in relation to a new island law that invalidates old certificates as of September 30. The...
  • 'Project Runway': More designers means more show for Season 8

     
    If you’ve always felt that an hour of “Project Runway” a week is not enough, then you’re in luck. At 9 p.m. Thursday, July 29, the series kicks off its eighth season featuring 17 designers – the most in series......
  • Soriano comes through in extras, Cubs top Dodgers

    Soriano comes through in extras, Cubs top Dodgers
    Alfonso Soriano spent the last few days going through the spin cycle after his costly error Sunday in Pittsburgh led to another heated debate over his superstar reputation. But whether he was being criticized on TV or radio, in the newspapers, blogs or...
  • 'Los extraterrestres' invaden la ciudad de Los Ángeles

    'Los extraterrestres' invaden la ciudad de Los Ángeles
    El reggaetón se ha visto debilitado en el centro del país, pero en la costa oeste la historia ha sido otra. Un mercado supuestamente dominado por la música regional mexicana, se ha rendido a los pies de este movimiento musical convirtiendo a Los Ángeles...
  • Planning your Puerto Rico 'bio-bay' trip

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, American, Continental and Delta have connecting service (with change of plane) to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $398. Fajardo is about 25 miles from San Juan. BIO-BAY TOURS Tours of Puerto Rico's...
  • Greece, the Mediterranean Puerto Rico?

     
    Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño's conservative policies have been garnishing national attention. Last weekend he was interviewed by Fox News about his administration's austerity measures which include shedding thousands of public employees. FortuÃ...
  • Wet Seal CEO to step down in October

     
    Teen retail chain Wet Seal Inc. announced late Tuesday that its chief executive and president, Edmond S. Thomas, would step down from both positions on Oct. 8, the scheduled expiration date of his employment agreement. The Foothill Ranch-based retailer...
  • DeBary Mayor Bob Garcia doesn’t get office with job

     
    Orlando Sentinel Reporter Eloísa Ruano González, who covers Volusia County, writes in today’s Sentinel about the unusual work arrangement for Bob Garcia, the mayor of the City of DeBary – who has to tend to city business from his...
  • Streets Drove a Wedge Between Brothers

    For more than a decade Iran "Smurf" Nazario earned a reputation as a peacekeeper who mediated disputes before they could erupt into gang violence and counseled youths to stay away from that lifestyle. Nazario had learned the lessons the hard way, serving...