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Ruth Abigail Robles, 90

Ruth Abigail Robles was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on Dec. 8, 1923 to the late Mr. Juan Robles and Regina Rios Robles.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Six former Puerto Rico police officers plead guilty to civil rights,...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Three Puerto Rico police officers, Erick Rivera Nazario, Angel Torres Quinones and Antonio Rodriguez Caraballo on Monday pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges in connection with the fatal beating of 19-year-old Jose Luis Irizarry Perez.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Official: Puerto Rico parrot births mark comeback

In this undated 2014 photo provided by Puerto Rico's Department of Natural Resources shows a breeding endangered Puerto Rican parrot near the Rio Abajo Nature Preserve, in Puerto Rico.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Boxing Scene

Castaneda Files Protest Over Controversial Lopez Loss

The handlers for Roberto Castaneda have filed an official protest over the circumstances surrounding his August 16 loss to Jose Lopez, BoxingScene.com was informed Monday evening.

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Symetrix Announces Pro Avls As Sales Representative For Latin America

Mark Ullrich , international sales manager at Symetrix, and Alex Rojas , managing director of PRO AVLS, reaffirming their partnership at this year's InfoComm show in Las Vegas.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

UFO Sighted With a High Pitch Tone: Researchers in Puetro Rico Made Contact With Aliens

An independent group of researchers in Puerto Rico believe that they made contact with aliens, "beings from elsewhere."

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Greenwich Citizen

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

Water rushes through an open bay at the Carraizo Dam to release water left by a passing storm in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

New York Post

Hundreds of dogs saved from massacre on Puerto Rico

When Stephen McGarva and wife Pamela decided to move to Puerto Rico because of her job, he jumped at the chance to A explore the sun-soaked islands.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Storms dump heavy rain across northern...

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. EDT shows a widespread area of disorganized clouds, ranging from the Turks and Caicos to Lesser Antilles, associated with a potential developing tropical depression near Puerto Rico.

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Caribbean News Now!

Five defendants plead guilty in Puerto Rico to smuggling aluminum extrusions

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Five defendants plead guilty on Monday in Federal District court in Puerto Rico to charges of conspiracy to smuggle aluminum extrusions into the United States, with the intent to avoid paying antidumping and countervailing duties.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNN

Actividad de Boxeo en Rio Jueyes de Coamo

Coamo 20 de agosto de 2014. El 23 de agosto de 2014 se realizo la actividad de Boxeo en Rio Jueyes de Coamo en el Complejo Deportivo de Rio Jueyes de Coamo.

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In-depth Africa

PDP and APGA billboards destroyed in Imo

There appears to be a tensed atmosphere in Imo state, following the enormous destruction of billboards initiated by loyalists of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, and the People's Democratic Party, PDP, in Obowo and Njaba local council areas of the state.

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In-depth Africa

Amosun should be ready to vacate government house in 2015 - Ogun PDP

The Ogun State chapter of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday vowed to unseat the incumbent governor, Ibikunle Amosun in the 2015 election.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Thinking about a new pet? How about rescue?

If you have ever been to Puerto Rico, The Caribbean islands, or South America, you have seen first hand how Paradise is tarnished with homeless dogs and cats.

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17:22 Ruling party of Sudan ready to sign cooperation agreement with...

The National Congress Party of Sudan expressed its willingness to sign a cooperation agreement with the People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan, which is chaired by President Emomali Rahmon.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fiji Times

PDP: Bala selection disturbing

THE People's Democratic Party has come out strongly against FijiFirst Party's selection of Lautoka City Council special administrator Praveen Bala as a proposed party candidate.

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In-PharmaTechnologist.com

US mulls Federal Trade Zone status for Neolpharma Puerto Rico plant

US authorities are reviewing a Neolpharma request for tax breaks for APIs imported to a former Pfizer-owned plant it operates in Puerto Rico.

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Fiji Times

Nominations close

The Fiji Labour Party submitted 42, the National Federation Party, the Social Democratic Liberal Party and the People's Democratic Party all submitted 50 names, while the One Fiji Party submitted 14 and the Fiji United Freedom party submitted four names only.

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Older coral species more hardy, UT Arlington biologists say

University of Texas at Arlington biologists are co-authors of a new PLOS ONE paper that shows older lineages of Caribbeans coral appear to be more hardy.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Monday, August 25.

1875 - Matthew Webb, British professional swimmer, becomes the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in 22 hours.

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