Latest "Puerto Rico" News

09/29/2022

DHS waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico to supply fuel after hurricane

Legislators and activists had previously pressured the Biden administration to waive the law.

Source: Politico

09/25/2022

Hurricane Fiona: drone video of destruction in Puerto Rico

Drone video of destruction in Salinas after hurricane Fiona hit the island. Source: CNNMore local videos here: https://bit.ly/2Pa0d1lSubscribe to NEXT: http:...

Source: YouTube

09/22/2022

Biden promises federal government will fully cover a month of aid to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona

President Joe Biden announced the federal government would fully cover the costs related to the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico for the next month.

Source: CNBC

09/22/2022

Many across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic still have no power or running water as Hurricane Fiona churns toward Bermuda

More than a million people in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic are waking up without power or running water again Thursday as crews work to repair critical utilities disabled by Hurricane Fiona -- now a Category 4 monster heading toward Bermuda.

Source: CNN

09/21/2022

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to Category 4 storm after devastating Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm after devastating Puerto Rico. Many on the island are still without power and clean water. David Begn...

Source: YouTube

09/21/2022

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio urge FEMA to make Puerto Rico's recovery from Fiona 'top priority'

In a letter Tuesday to FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell, the lawmakers urged her to make Puerto Rico storm recovery "top priority."

Source: Tallahassee Democrat

09/20/2022

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to Category 3; 'Big part' of Puerto Rico will have power by Wednesday, governor and utility say

Source: Google News

09/20/2022

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to Category 3; 'Big part' of Puerto Rico will have power by Wednesday, governor and utility say

Fiona became a Category 3 storm overnight, knocking out power to 80% of Puerto Rico. In the Dominican Republic, 1 million are without running water.

Source: USA Today

09/20/2022

Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after knocking out power in Puerto Rico and causing "catastrophic" damage

Authorities in the U.S. territory said it was too early to know the full scope of damage from an expansive storm that was still forecast to unleash torrential rain across Puerto Rico on Monday.

Source: CBS News

09/19/2022

Hurricane Fiona updates: Puerto Rico goes dark amid historic flooding

Hurricane Fiona strikes the Dominican Republic, leaving historic rainfall, flooding and an island-wide power outage behind in Puerto Rico. Updates.

Source: USA Today

09/19/2022

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in Dominican Republic as most of Puerto Rico remains without power

Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic early Monday after slamming Puerto Rico with heavy rain, life-threatening flooding and an islandwide power outage.

Source: CNN

09/19/2022

Hurricane Fiona cuts Puerto Rico brings power, brings "catastrophic" flooding

How quickly power is restored will be a key test for utility operators on the island.

Source: Axios

09/18/2022

Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Fiona makes landfall

Fiona, a Category 1 storm, was expected to unleash life-threatening rainfall and dangerous mudslides in the U.S. territory, home to 3.2M people.

Source: USA Today

09/18/2022

Fiona reaches hurricane strength, dumping 'life-threatening' levels of rain on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona intensified overnight and became a hurricane today. It moves just south of Puerto Rico bringing torrential rain up to 25 inches to some parts of the island.

Source: Orlando Sentinel

09/18/2022

One death reported as Tropical Storm Fiona is forecast to become a hurricane before hitting Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Fiona could strengthen into a hurricane by the time it hits Puerto Rico on Sunday, bringing with it the threats of flooding and mudslides, the latest update from the National Hurricane Center said.

Source: CNN

09/18/2022

Start your week smart: Queen Elizabeth II, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Japan, Pelosi

Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.

Source: CNN

09/18/2022

Puerto Rico under hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Fiona approaches

Forecasters issued a hurricane warning for Puerto Rico and people braced for potential landslides, severe flooding and power outages.

Source: CBS News

09/17/2022

Tropical Storm Fiona: Puerto Rico bracing for floods, mudslides

Fiona is expected to strengthen from a tropical storm to a hurricane by the time it reaches Puerto Rico Sunday. The NHC has warned of floods, mudslides.

Source: Palm Beach Post

09/17/2022

Tropical Storm Fiona strengthens as it nears Puerto Rico

Wind speeds of Tropical Storm Fiona strengthened overnight as computer models suggest it will grow into a hurricane over the next few days.

Source: WESH Orlando

09/17/2022

NHC issues Hurricane Warning for Puerto Rico

Storm surge and a deluge from Tropical Storm Fiona plagued the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe with at least two people reportedly washed away by rising waters as the system threatened Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday.

Source: Orlando Sentinel

09/17/2022

Hurricane watch issued for Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic ahead of Tropical Storm Fiona

Tropical Storm Fiona is expected to strengthen as it moves near the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic this weekend-- and it could be close to hurricane strength as it approaches the latter two, forecasters say.

Source: CNN

09/17/2022

Tropical Storm Fiona A Flood Threat To Caribbean; Hurricane Watch Issued For Puerto Rico

Here's the latest forecast on Fiona and its potential impacts. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Source: The Weather Channel

09/15/2022

Ismael Cruz Córdova on The Rings of Power, Growing up in Puerto Rico & Going to the Emmys

Ismael talks about meeting Jimmy at the Emmys, having a crush on Oprah, growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, moving to NYC and ending up on Sesame Str...

Source: YouTube

09/10/2022

Ricky Martin's nephew, 21, files sexual assault complaint against singer in Puerto Rico

The complaint was filed on Friday at a police precinct in the capital of San Juan, police spokesman Edward Ramírez told The Associated Press on Saturday.

Source: Daily Mail

09/10/2022

Puerto Rico star Ricky Martin faces sexual assault complaint

A sexual assault complaint has been filed against Puerto Rico pop star Ricky Martin, who recently sued his nephew over what he said were false allegations of...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

09/08/2022

USA - Puerto Rico | Game Highlights - FIBA #AmeriCup 2022 - FIBA

Enjoy the highlights of the game between USA and Puerto Rico from the FIBA #AmeriCup 2022 - Group Phase!#Americup 📺 Watch live games and extended highlights...

Source: YouTube

09/04/2022

Tropics Watch: Earl bringing flood threat to Puerto Rico & Caribbean Islands

Tropical Storm Earl will NOT make landfall in the Caribbean, but feeder bands associated with the storm could cause flooding over the next couple of days. As...

Source: YouTube

08/04/2022

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez charged with bribery, US Justice Department says

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez was arrested Thursday in San Juan on bribery charges connected to the financing of her 2020 campaign, the US Justice Department says.

Source: CNN

07/16/2022

Ricky Martin Rejects Claims Of “Sexual & Romantic Relationship” With Nephew, Lawyer Says; Hearing Set In Puerto Rico Later This Month

EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Martin never had “any kind of sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew,” a lawyer for the singer said Friday as his client faces allegations of domestic abuse from the younger family member in Puerto Rico. “Unfortunately, the person wh…

Source: Deadline

07/15/2022

Ricky Martin accused of 'incest' crime in shocking Puerto Rico reports

Earlier in the month, a judge issued a domestic violence-related restraining order against the Latin pop icon. The victim is reportedly his 21-year-old nephew.

Source: New York Post

07/05/2022

Jose Alvarado leads Puerto Rico to victory with his AMAZING PERFORMANCE vs. Mexico - FIBA

Jose Alvarado with an amazing performance for Puerto Rico with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists! He clearly was the man of the match. Enjoy his highlights...

Source: YouTube

07/05/2022

Jose Alvarado leads Puerto Rico to victory with 22 pts ¦ 7 rbds ¦ 7 ast - FIBA

Source: YouTube

07/04/2022

Ricky Martin hit with restraining order in Puerto Rico, says allegations are "completely false"

The singer thanked supporters for their "innumerable gestures of solidarity" as reports suggested a relationship gone wrong.

Source: CBS News

07/03/2022

Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the s…

Source: Associated Press

07/03/2022

Ricky Martin served domestic violence restraining order in Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin was served a restraining order in Puerto Rico, the latest legal trouble the Puerto Rican singer has found himself in after his former manager announced a $3 million lawsuit last week.

Source: Fox News

07/03/2022

Ricky Martin Faces Restraining Order in Puerto Rico

Authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police said.

Source: Billboard

07/02/2022

Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico

A Puerto Rican judge has issued a restraining order against superstar Ricky Martin

Source: ABC News

05/13/2022

Migrant boat capsizes near Puerto Rico, leaving 13 dead, officials say

A makeshift boat overloaded with migrants capsized Thursday on its way to Puerto Rico, officials said, leaving at least 13 people dead as dozens more were rescued.

Source: The Washington Post

05/13/2022

At least 11 suspected migrants dead, 31 others rescued from vessel that capsized near Puerto Rico

At least 11 people have died and 31 suspected migrants were rescued Thursday after a vessel capsized near Puerto Rico, a US Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Source: CNN

05/13/2022

11 Die After Boat Capsizes Near Puerto Rico, U.S. Says

More than 30 were rescued in the waters north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard said.

Source: New York Times

05/09/2022

Covid-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Rise in New England and Puerto Rico

Areas that previously fared better than much of the country are now under some of the most pressure.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

04/27/2022

Amgen vows to fight $7.1B tax bill tied to Puerto Rico manufacturing unit

When Amgen released first-quarter results on Wednesday, its sales and profit numbers were again overshadowed by a bombshell tax disclosure. | When Amgen released first-quarter results on Wednesday, its sales and profit numbers were again overshadowed by a bom…

Source: FiercePharma

04/10/2022

Power has been restored to much of Puerto Rico following an island-wide outage. Full restoration is possible Sunday, company says

Power could be fully restored in Puerto Rico by Sunday morning after hundreds of thousands of people on the island have been in the dark since a fire at a power plant Wednesday evening, officials said.

Source: CNN

04/09/2022

Power Returning to Puerto Rico, but Frustrations Remain

Although much of the island saw electricity restored on Saturday, more than 200,000 residents were still waiting.

Source: New York Times

04/08/2022

Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Rico's homes and businesses still without power 2 days after outage

Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Puerto Rico were still without power Friday, two days after the start of an island-wide outage that began with a fire at a power plant.

Source: CNN

04/07/2022

Puerto Rico crews scramble to restore power after island-wide outage

Electric service should be restored across Puerto Rico by Thursday evening, a utility official said, a day after the start of an island-wide outage that left many people in the dark overnight and prompted school cancellations and other interruptions across th…

Source: CNN

04/07/2022

Fire at Puerto Rico Power Plant Plunges Island into Darkness

Source: Bloomberg

03/06/2022

Brehm wins Puerto Rico Open to retain tour status

Needing to win or finish solo second to retain PGA Tour status, Ryan Brehm -- with wife Chelsey at his side as his caddie -- went out Sunday and ran away with the Puerto Rico Open for his first tour title.

Source: ESPN

03/03/2022

Highlights | Round 1 | Puerto Rico | 2022

Check out the best shots of the day from Round 1 at the 2022 Puerto Rico Open, featuring Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Aaron Baddeley, Rafael Campos and Chase Seiffe...

Source: YouTube

02/11/2022

SpaceX Starlink satellites disintegrate over Puerto Rico in new footage

The footage was captured by a camera in Añasco, Puerto Rico, and shows what's strongly suspected to be ill-fated Starlink satellites disintegrating.

Source: Daily Mail

02/10/2022

Spectacular Video Shows Starlink Satellite Disintegrating Over Puerto Rico After Geomagnetic Storm

SpaceX lost 40 satellites after a geomagnetic storm prevented them from rising to their operational orbits.

Source: Gizmodo.com

01/19/2022

Judge signs plan, resolves Puerto Rico bankruptcy battle

Puerto Rico’s nearly five-year bankruptcy battle is ending after a federal judge on Tuesday signed a plan that slashes the U.S. territory’s public debt load as part of a restructuring and allows the government to start repaying creditors.

Source: Fox Business

01/19/2022

Puerto Rico gets green light to end five-year bankruptcy

The judge overseeing Puerto Rico's nearly five-year-long debt restructuring process has approved a debt adjustment plan that is intended to revitalize the commonwealth's economy and reduce its $135 billion in liabilities.

Source: Reuters

01/18/2022

Puerto Rico Released From Bankruptcy as Economic Problems Persist

A federal judge approved the largest-ever restructuring of U.S. municipal bonds, easing the island’s re-entry to capital markets

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/13/2022

MGK proposed to Megan Fox outside of the Ritz-Carlton spa in Puerto Rico

The newly engaged couple announced on Wednesday that they had gotten engaged underneath the same banyan tree they visited a year and a half ago.

Source: Page Six

01/02/2022

COVID-19 cases spike in Puerto Rico despite widespread vaccination | TheHill

After a superspreader concert and gatherings throughout the holid...

Source: The Hill

01/02/2022

Puerto Rico Faces Staggering Covid Case Explosion

The island had a 4,600 percent increase in cases in recent weeks after mounting one of the nation’s most successful vaccination campaigns.

Source: New York Times

01/01/2022

The 2022 New Year's Countdown: Puerto Rico - Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest

Roselyn Sánchez and Daddy Yankee host the first Spanish-language New Year's countdown in Network TV history. Watch more highlights from 'Dick Clark's New Yea...

Source: YouTube