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# puerto-rico - This year 2022

Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after causing power outage across Puerto Rico
# Hurricane Fiona
# Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after causing power outage across Puerto Rico

Sep 19th 2022, 9:29 PM 8,377 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 800 people were evacuated to safer locations, and more than 500 were in shelters, officials said.

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power

Sep 19th 2022, 9:45 AM 7,245 Views 1 Comment

A man was found dead in his car in Japan early today.

Ricky Martin faces sexual assault complaint
# Ricky Martin
# Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin faces sexual assault complaint

Sep 11th 2022, 12:42 PM 40,237 Views 0 Comments

The complaint was filed on Friday at a police precinct in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan.

Ricky Martin issued restraining order in Puerto Rico
# Restraining Order
# Restraining Order

Ricky Martin issued restraining order in Puerto Rico

Jul 3rd 2022, 10:52 AM 62,234 Views 0 Comments

It was not immediately known who requested the restraining order.

# puerto-rico - Last year 2021

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman
# Puerto Rico
From The42
# Puerto Rico

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman

May 4th 2021, 12:25 PM 7,927 Views 0 Comments

The 27-2(17KOs) lightweight is alleged to have kidnapped and killed his lover, Keishla Rodriguez, after she informed him she was pregnant.

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine
# Mandatory Hotel Quaratine

Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list

Apr 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 54,010 Views 40 Comments

John Doherty has questioned why the country was added to the list while other US territories or the US itself were not.

# puerto-rico - All time

Iconic Puerto Rico telescope collapses just weeks after being declared unsafe
# ARECIBO Observatory
# ARECIBO Observatory

Iconic Puerto Rico telescope collapses just weeks after being declared unsafe

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:35 AM 41,668 Views 16 Comments

The telescope’s receiver platform fell 140 metres onto the radio dish below it yesterday.

'Iconic' Punta Ventana stone arch collapses as earthquake hits Puerto Rico
# Guayanilla
# Guayanilla

'Iconic' Punta Ventana stone arch collapses as earthquake hits Puerto Rico

Jan 7th 2020, 7:51 AM 30,275 Views 16 Comments

Damage was caused across the island by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida
# Hurricane Dorian
# Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida

Aug 29th 2019, 8:45 AM 13,323 Views 6 Comments

“The threat has already passed,” Puerto Rico’s new governor, Wanda Vazquez, told a news conference.

Puerto Ricans braced for Hurricane Dorian just two years after last lethal catastrophe
# Hurricane Dorian
# Hurricane Dorian

Puerto Ricans braced for Hurricane Dorian just two years after last lethal catastrophe

Aug 28th 2019, 8:35 PM 9,159 Views 8 Comments

The latest path also puts Dorian on a trajectory to strike the Atlantic coast of Florida or Georgia by the weekend.

Explainer: Why are thousands of protesters calling for Puerto Rico's governor to resign?
# Storm Ricardo
# Storm Ricardo

Explainer: Why are thousands of protesters calling for Puerto Rico's governor to resign?

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:25 PM 8,610 Views 8 Comments

Messages from a leaked Telegram group revealed alleged homophobic and sexist messages from Governor Ricardo Rossello.

Search for missing 20 year-old believed to have fallen overboard cruise ship in Caribbean suspended
# Arron Hough
# Arron Hough

Search for missing 20 year-old believed to have fallen overboard cruise ship in Caribbean suspended

Dec 28th 2018, 2:09 PM 40,962 Views 17 Comments

Arron Hough was reported missing after failing to report for work on Christmas Day.

Donald Trump's latest claim is that Democrats plotted to inflate the Puerto Rico hurricane death count
# Maria
# Maria

Donald Trump's latest claim is that Democrats plotted to inflate the Puerto Rico hurricane death count

Sep 13th 2018, 2:31 PM 18,447 Views 50 Comments

A new investigation has put the death count at nearly 3,000 people.

Trump criticised for hailing US response to Hurricane Maria last year as 'tremendous'
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Trump criticised for hailing US response to Hurricane Maria last year as 'tremendous'

Sep 12th 2018, 2:46 PM 11,054 Views 34 Comments

Hurricane Maria wreaked widespread devastation and killed almost 3,000 people last September.

Puerto Rico government said 64 people died during Hurricane Maria. The actual number was 2,975
# Controversial Figures
# Controversial Figures

Puerto Rico government said 64 people died during Hurricane Maria. The actual number was 2,975

Aug 29th 2018, 7:07 AM 12,734 Views 7 Comments

Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017.

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64
# Flooding
# Flooding

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Aug 9th 2018, 9:39 PM 13,993 Views 7 Comments

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

Puerto Rico's morgue is overflowing with unclaimed dead bodies after a storm nine months ago
# Hurricane Maria
# Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico's morgue is overflowing with unclaimed dead bodies after a storm nine months ago

Jun 11th 2018, 10:42 PM 39,812 Views 10 Comments

Hurricane Maria struck the island 20 September.

Death toll from Hurricane Maria likely to be 70 times official estimates
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Death toll from Hurricane Maria likely to be 70 times official estimates

May 29th 2018, 10:20 PM 17,896 Views 4 Comments

The government death toll was just 64, but researchers said today it could be 4,600.

Donald Trump labelled 'hater-in-chief' as he goes on the attack about Puerto Rico
# Caribbean
# Caribbean

Donald Trump labelled 'hater-in-chief' as he goes on the attack about Puerto Rico

Oct 12th 2017, 9:08 PM 25,704 Views 56 Comments

The US President says they have a financial crisis ‘of their own making’.

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message
# Facebook
# Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message

Oct 11th 2017, 9:50 PM 14,687 Views 14 Comments

Yesterday, Zuckerberg used Facebook’s app Spaces to roam through a VR-produced 360 video of Puerto Rico.

Trump tells Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to be 'proud' and tosses paper towels at them
# Hurricane Maria
# Hurricane Maria

Trump tells Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to be 'proud' and tosses paper towels at them

Oct 4th 2017, 8:02 AM 24,357 Views 79 Comments

The president’s basketball style method of doling out supplies has attracted a lot of attention on social media.

After berating San Juan's mayor, Trump is visiting Puerto Rico
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

After berating San Juan's mayor, Trump is visiting Puerto Rico

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:45 AM 8,677 Views 27 Comments

Trump wants to show that the federal government is on top of the daunting recovery effort.

Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims

Oct 2nd 2017, 10:04 AM 30,427 Views 68 Comments

The Presidents Cup was won by the USA.

Donald Trump has accused Puerto Ricans of wanting 'everything done for them'
# Hurricane Maria
# Hurricane Maria

Donald Trump has accused Puerto Ricans of wanting 'everything done for them'

Sep 30th 2017, 5:47 PM 56,868 Views 122 Comments

The island has been left without electricity and running water due to two hurricanes hurtling across the island.

Loads of celebs are posting cringey pics of themselves as teens to raise money for Puerto Rico
# Puberme
From The Daily Edge
# Puberme

Loads of celebs are posting cringey pics of themselves as teens to raise money for Puerto Rico

Sep 29th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,538 Views 4 Comments

Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll are donating $1000 each for every photo. Good eggs!

Rihanna urges Donald Trump not to ignore the people dying in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria
# Puerto Rico
From The Daily Edge
# Puerto Rico

Rihanna urges Donald Trump not to ignore the people dying in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Sep 29th 2017, 9:55 AM 2,537 Views 3 Comments

Many celebrities are attempting to help in the wake of this immense disaster.

Trump defends response to Puerto Rico disaster as he plans visit to island
# Hurricane Maria
# Hurricane Maria

Trump defends response to Puerto Rico disaster as he plans visit to island

Sep 27th 2017, 6:41 PM 12,584 Views 36 Comments

Trump has come under fire for tweeting repeatedly over the weekend about American football players kneeling during the national anthem while failing to mention Puerto Rico.

70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico
# Hurricane Maria
# Hurricane Maria

70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:54 AM 9,488 Views 4 Comments

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by the storm.

Video captures dramatic rescue of woman and children from capsized boat following Hurricane Maria
# US Coast Guard
# US Coast Guard

Video captures dramatic rescue of woman and children from capsized boat following Hurricane Maria

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:59 PM 17,178 Views 10 Comments

The rescue took place amid 20-foot waves and 100-knot winds.

'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:48 PM 13,434 Views 7 Comments

Maria has been blamed for at least 33 deaths, including 15 in Dominica, three in Haiti and two in Guadeloupe.

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island
# Crumbling Infrastructure
# Crumbling Infrastructure

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island

Sep 20th 2017, 10:33 PM 20,631 Views 19 Comments

People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.

Puerto Rico votes to become 51st US state
# Not Binding
# Not Binding

Puerto Rico votes to become 51st US state

Jun 12th 2017, 10:36 AM 33,032 Views 49 Comments

However, turnout was low and the referendum result isn’t binding.

US territory of Puerto Rico wants to go bankrupt over $70 billion debt
# San Juan
# San Juan

US territory of Puerto Rico wants to go bankrupt over $70 billion debt

May 3rd 2017, 9:03 PM 15,455 Views 17 Comments

The island’s poverty rate is over 45%.

Puerto Rican man who bit off the head of girlfriend's chihuahua gets jailed for seven years
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Puerto Rican man who bit off the head of girlfriend's chihuahua gets jailed for seven years

Mar 29th 2017, 10:46 AM 15,075 Views 30 Comments

No motive was given for the attack.

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

Aug 31st 2016, 9:05 PM 41,236 Views 11 Comments

Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea
# All At Sea
# All At Sea

Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea

Aug 17th 2016, 7:33 PM 34,033 Views 18 Comments

Passengers were rescued and no major injuries have been reported.

Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship

Apr 16th 2015, 6:50 AM 52,280 Views 0 Comments

The search is concentrated near the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

This man won a free holiday but couldn't bring his wife, so he took the saddest pictures
# No Fun Allowed
From The Daily Edge
# No Fun Allowed

This man won a free holiday but couldn't bring his wife, so he took the saddest pictures

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:54 PM 10,681 Views 2 Comments

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Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

May 8th 2013, 10:46 AM 19,617 Views 22 Comments

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

Well, this newsreader didn’t realise his mic was on…
# Blagalagalaga
From The Daily Edge
# Blagalagalaga

Well, this newsreader didn’t realise his mic was on…

Apr 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,375 Views 0 Comments

But at least his vocal cords are nice and loose now.

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