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Supreme Court seems divided on Puerto Rico’s exclusion from federal benefits

Supreme Court Justices heard arguments in a potentially landmark case on whether Puerto Ricans in the island should be denied some federal benefits. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/supreme-court-seems-divided-puerto-ricos-exclusion-federal-benefits-rcna4969…

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‘We want sun’: the battle for solar power in Puerto Rico

Many people suffered following power cuts in the aftermath of two hurricanes, but advocates say solar power will withstand future disasters Rosalina Marrero spends the…

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Thousands of outraged Puerto Ricans protest power outages, block main highway traffic

“We’re tired of coming home and discovering that we have no lights,” said Mayra Rivera, 55, who attended the march. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/thousands-outraged-puerto-ricans-protest-power-outages-block-main-highway-n1281696 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Puerto Rico is on the brink of a power supply crisis. Protesters demand answers.

Puerto Rico residents are seeing an increase in their electric bill amid ongoing blackouts, and community groups are protesting to call attention to the crisis….

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Puerto Rico’s new minimum wage: ‘Not enough, but a starting point’

Puerto Rico raised its minimum wage for the first time in over a decade. But the high cost of living is a challenge that keeps…

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Biden admin. to prioritize Puerto Rico’s recovery, not political status, officials say

“We want to spend our energy and focus on doing it right, or at least attempt to do it right, rather than to be bogged…

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Puerto Rico to receive nearly $4 billion in U.S. pandemic funds

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Monday that Puerto Rico will receive nearly $4 billion in pandemic relief funds to help boost the fight against…

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Supreme Court to decide on Puerto Rico’s access to federal benefit

Older, disabled and blind Americans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia can have access to SSI benefits but not in Puerto Rico,…

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Puerto Rico statehood: What you need to know

Puerto Rican statehood, supported by Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, has been a long-standing goal for some Democrats and championed by progressives as a way to grant…

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Biden administration moves to free up $1.3 billion in funding for Puerto Rico

The Biden administration is freeing up an additional $1.3 billion in relief funding to Puerto Rico as it moves to ease restrictions on the aid put…

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State of emergency declared in Puerto Rico after killings targeting women, transgender people

Newly sworn-in Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi declared a state of emergency in Puerto Rico in response to killings targeting women and transgender people in…

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What do U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia have to do with Puerto Rico statehood?

The thinking that statehood for Puerto Rico means more Democrats is flawed and based on a very simplistic view of the politics of Puerto Rico….

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Watch the dramatic Arecibo Observatory collapse from a drone’s eye view

Dramatic footage of the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory telescope has been released, showing the final moments of the historic scientific instrument. The telescope –…

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Massive radio telescope in Puerto Rico collapses

A 900-ton telescope in Puerto Rico that has aided in making astronomical discoveries for over 50 years collapsed on Tuesday. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/528138-massive-radio-telescope-in-puerto-rico-collapses Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Iconic Arecibo radio telescope to be dismantled after 57-year run

The famous Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, which has provided an invaluable service to scientists for 57 years as well as establishing itself in…

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Puerto Rico unearths uncounted ballots 1 week after election

Puerto Rico’s elections commission says it has discovered more than 100 briefcases containing uncounted ballots a week after the U.S. territory held its general election,…

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A weary Puerto Rico prepares for referendum

Voters across Puerto Rico are choosing new leaders they hope can help heal a U.S. territory wracked by corruption, hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus pandemic…

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Puerto Ricans vote less often after moving to the mainland. Here’s why.

In Puerto Rico, Election Day is a both a community experience and a holiday. Here, you’re lucky if you get information on registering at all….

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Coronavirus worsens food insecurity in Puerto Rico—amid looming loss of federal funds

Nearly half of the island’s population, including 300,000 children, stand to lose nutrition assistance aid as families grapple with drastic unemployment rates. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/coronavirus-worsens-food-insecurity-puerto-rico-amid-looming-loss-federal-n1241422 Droolin’…

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Beyond Salsa and Reggaeton: Dive Into Puerto Rico’s Dazzling Rock Underground

“The rock scene is so diverse, it’s like swimming up to a coral reef and seeing over 800 species of beautiful, colorful fish.” Read full…

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Trump administration announces $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico

The Trump administration on Friday announced an additional $13 billion in assistance to help Puerto Rico rebuild its infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria,…

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Florida Democrat introduces bill to recognize Puerto Rico statehood referendum

A bipartisan House group on Tuesday introduced a resolution to recognize the results of Puerto Rico’s upcoming statehood referendum, which will be on the territory’s…

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