Puerto Rico confirms it failed to make $58M debt payment

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The government of Puerto Rico confirmed Monday that it failed to make a $58 million debt...of the debt crisis facing the U.S. island territory.Puerto Rico made a partial payment of $628,000 in interest but could...
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US serves 105 warrants in Puerto Rico drug ring crackdown

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A group of 105 people in Puerto Rico face murder, drug and weapon charges in one of the largest...the most violent, if not the most violent, group in Puerto Rico," Rodriguez said. "Once again, Puerto Rico makes...
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Melino's Marine Services: Expecting the Unexpected

...careful."I don't push it," he said. "You've got to make good decisions."Melino started out driving boats in Puerto Rico, as a member of "the spouse guard" - his wife is in the U.S. Coast Guard. He arrived in Juneau in 2007, and...
Outside editorial: Puerto Rico's political limbo

...Obama's brief but historic trip to Puerto Rico this week was so steeped in politics...the hoopla."When the people of Puerto Rico make a clear decision, my familiar with the details of Puerto Rico's century-long relationship...
Troopers name plane crash victims

...57, and Sandra Herrera Lopez, 60, of Juneau; Ernestine Hanlon-Abel, 64, of Hoonah; Jose Vazquez, 15, of Puerto Rico; and pilot Fariah Peterson, 45, of Birmingham, Alabama.Peterson died in the crash. Troopers are working to recover...
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...needed to determine the best system of emission reduction in Alaska, which has isolated infrastructures like Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam.The federal agency said it would determine how best to address emission standards for existing fossil fuel-fired...
Four survive plane crash near Juneau

...survivors are Humberto Hernandez, 57, and his wife, Sandra Herrera, 60, both of Juneau; Jose Vasquez, 15, of Puerto Rico; and Ernestine Hanlon-Able, 64, of Hoonah, according to the Alaska State Troopers dispatch log updated late Friday...
'She gave her life'

...Juneau, and Jose Vazquez, 15 of Puerto Rico.As of Saturday evening, Hernandez-Aponte...Doris Hernandez, who lives in Puerto Rico, said Vazquez was on vacation...Hernandez-Aponte's family in Puerto Rico is "nervous and upset" and hoping...
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Workers recovering wreckage of southeast Alaska plane crash

...Regional Hospital in Juneau said the two others, Humberto Hernandez-Aponte, 57, of Juneau, and Jose Vasquez, 15, of Puerto Rico, remained listed in stable condition Monday.Officials were able to reach the crash site on Saturday. The rough...
Weldon wins judo medals

...was an international tournament in which 22 countries were represented.Weldon fought against judoka from Mexico, Puerto Rico and multiple judoka from the United States."It was a really good experience," Weldon said. "It was interesting...


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