Puerto Rico


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13-Year-Old Becomes Youngest to Die of COVID in Puerto Rico

The teenager, a resident of Caguas who went to the hospital with an upset stomach, lost her life to COVID.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in PR

New coronavirus cases are on the rise and the recently-appointed Secretary of Health is getting a salary increase of almost $10,000 a month. Here's what's happening in PR this week.

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Why Puerto Rico Is Really Pissed At Forbes Right Now

The local government reopened the island to travelers on July 15, despite the increase in COVID-19 during the last few weeks. An article by Forbes encourages people to travel to the island 'a promising antidote for current trouble times.'

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Yet Another Political Scandal Is Rocking Puerto Rico. Here’s What We Know.

Gov. Wanda Vázquez denies any connection between finding out she’s being investigated by an independent special prosecutor and asking the now-former Secretary of Justice to resign.

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Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months

On Monday, 204 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Puerto Rico after the long weekend, the highest number in the past three months. The first case in a long-term elderly care facility also surfaced.

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Why Did Walter Mercado Vanish From TV? This Netflix Documentary Is Going to Find Out

For decades, Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado's show was at the top of ratings. But just when he was at the peak of his career in the U.S. he vanished from TV. A year after his death, a new Netflix biopic reveals what happened.

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All of These Things Are Now Reopening in Puerto Rico

Phase three of reopening kicks-off amid a spike in positive cases and hospitalizations, a severe drought, and more tremors that were felt in the south of the island.