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Sen. Martin Heinrich to introduce plan to grant Puerto Rico statehood


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Grandfather whose granddaughter plunged off cruise ship deck is sentenced in Puerto Rico


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U.S. can break free of its dependence on China by rebuilding Puerto Rico’s pharmaceutical industry | Opinion


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On the same day China landed a probe on the moon, the US’s massive telescope in Puerto Rico collapsed


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‘A huge loss’: Giant Puerto Rico radio telescope collapses, following damage


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Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope, already damaged, collapses


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5.0 quake hits southern Puerto Rico amid ongoing tremors

5.0 quake hits southern Puerto Rico amid ongoing tremorsA 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday at a shallow depth, raising concerns about unstable infrastructure in a region that has been hit by quakes every day for nearly a month. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of eight miles (13 kilometers) around the southern coastal town of Guayanilla, located close to the epicenters of most of the recent earthquakes. “We felt it really hard,” town spokesman Danny Hernandez told The Associated Press, saying authorities were patrolling the area to investigate any potential damage.



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Puerto Rico governor fires more cabinet ministers after Hurricane Maria supplies discovered

Puerto Rico governor fires more cabinet ministers after Hurricane Maria supplies discoveredPuerto Rico’s governor Wanda Vazquez announced the dismissal of two more cabinet officials on Sunday — the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse full of emergency supplies intended for Hurricane Maria relief.Glorimar Andujar, the secretary of family service, and Fernando Gil-Ensenat, the secretary of housing, were sacked on Sunday, becoming the most recent cabinet members to lose their jobs after the dismissal of the director of Puerto Rico’s Office of Emergency Management, Carlos Acevedo, who was fired on Saturday.



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2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-in

2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-inGov. Wanda Vázquez fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane Maria. The removal of Housing Secretary Fernando Gil and Department of Family Secretary Glorimar Andújar came a day after the governor fired the director of Puerto Rico’s emergency management agency. Vázquez fired him hours after a Facebook video showed angry people breaking into the warehouse in an area where thousands have been in shelters since a recent earthquake.



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Puerto Ricans discovered a warehouse full of unused food, water, and supplies from Hurricane Maria, resulting in the firing of the island's emergency manager

Puerto Ricans discovered a warehouse full of unused food, water, and supplies from Hurricane Maria, resulting in the firing of the island's emergency managerThe supplies, including food, water, cots, and diapers from 2017's Hurricane Maria, were discovered Saturday following earthquakes in Puerto Rico.



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