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3 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

The ISEE-3 Reboot Mission: A Dream SDR Application

Puerto Rico is host to many interesting sights: lush greenery covering rolling hills as far as the eye can see, emergency first responder vehicles that always have their lights flashing even when not on call, the best crab turnovers, and the Arecibo Radio Observatory - the world's largest single-dish radio telescope.

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5 hrs ago | Free Republic

US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Prepares to Default

Municipal bond mutual fund investors are panicking this weekend after the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Legislature passed a new law allowing public agencies to default on their debt.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Fiji Times

Party launches manifesto

THE People's Democratic Party has become the first to release its manifesto yesterday and according to its leader Felix Anthony, their manifesto is about equality and social justice for all.

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Boxing Scene

Jantony Ortiz Big KO Winner, Antonio Ortiz Drops Split Nod

The night was intended as a family affair for the fighting Ortiz brothers. The end result was settling for two out of three, as Antonio Ortiz suffered a split decision loss at the hands of Jovanni Santiago in their six-round main event Friday evening at Emilio Huyke Coliseum in Humacao, Puerto Rico.

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Caribbean News Now!

Puerto Rico's preliminary fiscal year revenue exceeds prior year by $475 million

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, Melba Acosta Febo, on Friday reported on total preliminary net revenue collections for the close of Fiscal Year 2014, ended on June 30. Net collections totaled $9,037 million and exceeded the recently published final audited collections for FY 2013 by $475 million, ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Puerto Rico police officers charged with federal crimes in 2012 robbery

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Three Police of Puerto Rico officers and two civilians have been charged with robbery, firearms violations, drug conspiracy and civil rights violations for their involvement in a July 2012 robbery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and an additional POPR officer was charged with lying to federal agents.

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RedOrbit

Aricebo Observatory Picks Up Mysterious Radio...

Over the last few years the Parkes radio telescope in Australia has detected a handful of short radio bursts emanating from deep space.

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JD Supra

Summary Of Puerto Rico Public Corporation Debt Enforcement & Recovery Act

On June 28, 2014, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico adopted the Puerto Rico Corporations Debt Enforcement & Recovery Act, Act 71-2014 , enabling certain Commonwealth public corporations in financial distress to restructure their debt obligations.

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The Economist

Second-hand space probes: The ancient mariner

IN 1992 NASA's then boss, Daniel Goldin, said the agency's objective was to do things "faster, better, cheaper".

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Rita Moreno feels love-hate for film 'West Side Story', she said July 9 in D.C.

Rita Moreno feels love-hate for film 'West Side Story', despite her Oscar as Anita, she said July 9 in D.C. Rita Moreno feels love-hate for film 'West Side Story', despite her Oscar as Anita, she said July 9 in D.C. Rita Moreno , who won an Oscar for her role as Anita in " West Side Story ", says she "hated" to speak with an exaggerated Puerto ... (more)

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Patch.com

Homeless Man Charged In Seaside Stabbing, Robbery

Seaside Heights have arrested a homeless Hispanic male who is accused of stabbing a 19-year-old North Jersey man in the right thigh and robbing three women, Detective Steven Korman said.

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Boxing Scene

Photos/Weights: Jantony Ortiz vs. Edwin Rosado, More

The weights are in for Saturday's card from the Humacao Arena in Humacao, Puerto Rico.

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Science, Industry and Business

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.

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Examiner.com

National Pina Colada Day 2014: If you like Pina Colada's, it's time to 'Escape'

Today is National Pina Colada Day! You don't need to be on a cruise, lounging at the beach or on some tropical island this afternoon to take time out to enjoy one of the most popular frozen drinks summer has to offer.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fiji Times

Youth candidate to address unemployment

PEOPLE'S Democratic Party youth candidate Jone Baravilala Rasi wants to help address the issue of unemployment among young people in the country.

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USA Today

3 Puerto Rican cities bring history to life

Puerto Rico's culture is as rich as its history. For hundreds of years, the Caribbean island has experienced an influx of change, as different cultures and attitudes combine to create a unique and flavorful identity.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

2 World Cup ticket agents implicated in scalping

This June 4, 2014 photo shows a $90 U.S. dollar FIFA ticket for the Spain vs. Chile World Cup game, bought by a fan on Stubhub.com, a website that connects buyers and sellers, for $775 U.S. dollars, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

2 World Cup ticket agents implicated in scalping

This June 4, 2014 photo shows a $90 U.S. dollar FIFA ticket for the Spain vs. Chile World Cup game, bought by a fan on Stubhub.com, a website that connects buyers and sellers, for $775 U.S. dollars, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Fiji Times

Party welcomes amendment to State Proceedings Decree

People's Democratic Party leader Felix Anthony, left, shakes hands with Vijay Singh during a party meeting in Lautoka.

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Salt Lake Tribune

No more free tickets for Puerto Rico's elderly

San Juan, Puerto Rico a A night at the theater - or an afternoon of baseball - will now take a bigger chunk of cash from the pockets of Puerto Rico's elderly.

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