Tag: Puerto Rico

High court won’t make unanimous jury requirement retroactive

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that prisoners who...

Scientists offer look into life as Caribbean volcano erupted

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The three scientists credited with helping save lives ahead of a recent explosive volcano eruption in the eastern Caribbean...

New fellowship gives $25,000 grants to Puerto Rican writers

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NEW YORK — A new fellowship co-sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will provide $25,000 for emerging and established Puerto Rican writers. ...

Man arrested in Puerto Rico after killing dog on golf course

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico police said Monday that they arrested a man accused of shooting and killing a dog that had...

Grand jury indicts Puerto Rico boxer in lover’s death

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grand jury on Thursday indicted Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo in the killing of his pregnant lover, a...

Puerto Rico groans under pandemic as health, economy suffer

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico seemed to be sprinting toward herd immunity this spring before people began letting their guard down against...

Officials ID body, say it’s lover of Puerto Rican boxer

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 27-year-old woman whose body was found in a lagoon was the lover of Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo,...

US tourist killed in Puerto Rico after no-photo warning

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a...

Apple Music launches more than 100 city-focused music charts

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NEW YORK — Apple Music is coming to a city near you — the streaming service has launched daily music charts focused on particular...

3 men indicted in drug case in Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Three men were indicted Monday in a case that federal authorities say involves some $75 million worth of cocaine...