Puerto Rico Newswire (Page 10)

Puerto Rico Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Puerto Rico. (Page 10)

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  1. McWilliams Arroyo To Face Kanalas on 8/22 in FajardoRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Boxing Scene

    McWilliams Arroyo has been angling for another bid at a major title, but in the meantime will gladly settle for a long overdue homecoming. The flyweight contender will take on a stay busy fight, as he faces Robert Kanalas on August 22 in his hometown of Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

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  2. UBS hit with $2.5 million award in Puerto Rico caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | InvestmentNews

    Claim is tied to so-called "Whopper" broker Jose Gabriel Ramirez Jr., who faces raft of claims related to closed-end funds UBS Wealth Management Americas has been ordered to pay more than $2.5 million to a retired couple in San Juan, Puerto Rico, who said they were over-sold proprietary closed-end bond funds by a former UBS broker. The couple, Orlando Rodriguez Gonzalez and Milagros Vila Maldonado, who are in their 70s, had all of their roughly $7 million in liquid assets placed into closed-end mutual funds concentrated in Puerto Rico bonds, according to an attorney on the case, Jeffrey Erez of Sonn & Erez PLC in Miami.

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  3. Puerto Rico prepares for mass wedding of gay couplesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    More than 60 gay couples are preparing to exchange vows at a mass wedding in Puerto Rico, celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling affecting the socially conservative U.S. territory, organizers said Wednesday. Most of the couples are Puerto Ricans, but others from Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Venezuela also are participating in the event scheduled for Sunday in San Juan's colonial district.

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  4. Turkey's Erdogan vows no let-up in fight against Kurdish rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Yahoo!

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to fight on against Kurdistan Workers' Party militants, in the face of mounting attacks on security forces blamed on the Kurdish rebels. "Let me put it clearly, the operations will continue," he said in a televised speech in Ankara, as Turkey presses on with air strikes on PKK targets in the country's southeast and in northern Iraq.

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  5. U.S. using Turkish base - but why Turkey's turnabout on ISIS?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | GantDaily.com

    For a year and a half, since ISIS burst into prominence with its takeover of territory in northern Iraq, Turkey did little to fight the terrorist group. As ISIS wreaked havoc on parts of Iraq and Syria, Turkey, their neighbor to the north, sat on its hands.

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  6. RAVEL: Explore more of the Americas with Emirates PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Financial Mirror

    ... with a single ticket in conjunction with a longhaul Emirates trip. From Vancouver, Canada to San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Diego, USA and hundreds of destinations in between, Emirates passengers can experience a range of cities, sights and events ...

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  7. Hankey, Jedlicki capture U15 wins at Junior GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Bowl

    ... two-game matches en route to their titles. Hankey finished with a 259 game to defeat Jorge Rodriguez of Yauco, Puerto Rico, 445-387, while Jedlicki held on for a 343-334 win over Emily Schrader of Orland Park, Illinois. The championship round of the ...

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  8. Hagerstown, Md., edges Mazatlan behind MathiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | O-R Online

    ... Mathias went 3-for-4 with a run scored. Through the first three games of the Pony League World Series, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico had the most prolific offense with 33 runs scored. The last thing Mayaguez needed was help from its opponents but that's ...

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  9. San Bernardino advances to Pony championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | O-R Online

    Chinese Taipei Hsu Jo-Hsi pitched a no-hitter against Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Tuesday.

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  10. Puerto Rico Needs a HaircutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The New York Observer

    Old San Juan, the center for Puerto Rican tourism, is viewed on November 12, 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The island territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, is on the brink of a debt crisis as lending has skyrocketed in the last decade as the government has been issuing municipal bonds.

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  11. Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Newsday

    Large quantities of seaweed blanket the beach in the east coast town of Humacao, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. There are various ideas about what is causing the seaweed invasion that scientists say started in 2011, including warming ocean temperatures and changes in the ocean currents due to climate change.

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  12. Puerto Rican Chorus Brings a Little Joy to the SkiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Global Voices Online

    ... flight from Ecuador were in for a surprise when some of their fellow passengers-the chorus of the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey-began to sing a capella Amanecer borincano (the Sunrise of Borinquen) as they were landing in Puerto Rico. Borinquen ...

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  13. Taiwan's hopes at Bronco World Series dashed by a rules blunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The China Post

    Unable to deploy its top pitchers because of a misunderstanding of the rules, Taiwan's team of 11 and 12 year olds was eliminated from the 2015 Pony International Bronco World Series by Puerto Rico on Monday. Despondent at not having its best pitchers available, the Taiwanese players were uninspired and lost 17-0 in five innings to a team they had defeated 11-8 the night before to stay alive in the double elimination tournament.

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  14. 12 Creatives Leading San Juan, Puerto Rico's Thriving Art SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Paper Magazine

    ... are proving that the a certain DIY spirit -- long gone from more established art capitals -- is thriving in Puerto Rico. Below, we take a look at twelve key players in the city's scene. 1) Celina Nogueras, Art Historian + Miguel Miranda, Architect ...

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  15. Caribbean resorts label stinking seaweed 'disaster' as tourists cancel holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Daily Mail

    ... as their mother keeps an eye on them at a beach heavily covered with seaweed in the east coast town of Humacao, Puerto Rico The 2015 seaweed invasion appears to be a bumper crop, with a number of shorelines so severely hit that some tourists have ...

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  16. Puerto Rico Residents Face Water Rationing That Lasts up to 48 Hours Amid Historic DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | AccuWeather.com

    With little rain over the past several months, government officials have water rationing programs in effect on the eastern side of the island, including the city and neighborhoods of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Pagan Zunania, press director of the Water and Sewer Authority , stated that approximately 400,000 people are currently affected by the rationing plans on the island with a total of 1,230,000 customers under AAA services.

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  17. JetBlue Offering $49 Flights In Two-Day SaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Switched

    ... is only $74 . Other great deals include Washington D.C. to West Palm Beach for $89, Chicago to San Juan, Puerto Rico for $144 and New York to Grand Cayman for $154 , with a ton of other great deals found here . The only catch? You must book by ...

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  18. Turkey's president is making a Machiavellian moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    On July 24, Turkey announced that it would finally allow US forces to use its Incirlik Airbase to carry out strikes against ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq. Ankara is clearly is more concerned about its sizable and rebellious Kurdish minority, which is upwards of 13% of the country's population, than it is about ISIS, which the Turkish government has been consistently accused of supporting.

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  19. Turkey's playing a double war gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Courier

    LAST Friday, Turkey joined the war against Islamic State. After four years of leaving the border open for supplies and recruits to reach IS, the Turkish government sent planes to bomb three IS targets in Syria.

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  20. O'Brien sees candidates for return gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Houston Texans

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston to get the behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the 2015-2016 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar from El Conquistador Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Now's the perfect time to gear up for the season with tax free weekend at the Go Texan Store August 7-8.

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