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Puerto Rico

Two cruise ships not allowed to disembark in Honolulu

Two vessels were rerouted to Miami after they were turned away from their home port in Puerto Rico

19 Mar 2020 5:02 PM

Puerto Rico governor announces his resignation

‘I announce that I will be resigning from the Governor's post effective Friday, August 2 at 5 pm,’ Rossello was quoted as saying.

25 Jul 2019 1:24 PM

'I'm God, would save world,' says Delta airline passenger, forces plane to return

He shouted 'I am God!' and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan.

04 Jul 2019 1:44 PM

Oprah’s philanthropy for Puerto Rican relief

Oprah Winfrey donates USD 2 million to Puerto Rico relief, to help support the local community after the devestation of Hurricane Maria.

09 Apr 2019 1:53 PM

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says climate change nearing point of no return

In his message, Guterres highlighted the huge economic costs of climate change and the opportunities presented by climate action.

11 Sep 2018 11:11 AM


1 in 7 children of Zika-infected mothers have problems

Study focused on children of women in Puerto Rico, other territories, where most cases were seen when disease swept across Americas.

08 Aug 2018 9:44 AM

Bermuda Triangle mystery solved

Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle ― and it’s not UFOs or sea monsters.

03 Aug 2018 5:14 PM

Woman slices off ex-boyfriend's penis after drugging him

According to police she went forward with the act because he ‘mistreated’ her.

14 Dec 2017 10:48 AM

Real heroes nobody knew: Ricky Martin dedicates charity award to Puerto Rican residents

The singer has dedicated his Corazon Latino Award to the residents of Puerto Rico, as they deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

08 Nov 2017 1:46 PM

Bethenny Frankel helps Puerto Rico

The actress is doing all she can and much more to help the people affected by the hurricane.

05 Oct 2017 12:28 AM


Jennifer Lopez will donate $1 million

JLo took to Instagram to share, “What’s foremost in my mind and many others, is trying to figure out the best way to help.

26 Sep 2017 1:43 AM

Jennifer Lopez donates USD 1 million to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief

The singer announced she was donating proceeds of her Las Vegas show to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

25 Sep 2017 1:01 PM

After Irma, Hurricane Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello called Maria 'the most devastating storm in a century.'

21 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

At least 10 dead as Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean islands

One of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, the rare Category 5 hurricane churned westward off the northern coast of Puerto Rico.

07 Sep 2017 2:42 PM