MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Monica Puig would never trade her surprise singles gold at the Rio Games for any grand slam success but Puerto Rico's first Olympic champion felt compelled to lock the medal away amid the lean period that followed her greatest tennis triumph.
Jan 16 (Gracenote) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Duan Yingying (China) beat Rebecca Sramkova (Slovakia) 6-3 6-4 29-Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) beat Patricia Tig (Romania) 6-0 6-1
JetBlue Vacations is offering up to $250 off $250 or higher bookings. Here is how it works: Use code VACATIONS150 for $150 off a domestic flight+hotel. Use code VACATIONS250 for $250 off an international (Or Puerto Rico) flight+hotel. Show More Summary
Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the better part of a decade. As part of its new economic development plan, Puerto Rican officials are looking to technology and entrepreneurship to revitalize the economy, attract its bright minds back to the island and solve the sustainability problems bedeviling the commonwealth. Read More
The hedge funds and insurance companies that want financially strapped Puerto Rico to pay them back in full may have found a new ally: Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski. The newly elected governor of Puerto Rico is in discussions to hire Lewandowski’s lobbying firm, at a...
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam The Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team returned from a training trip to Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Along with putting... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Watch: Northern Michigan Trains In Bayamon, Puerto Rico
A single dark photograph on a mysterious Facebook page of a strange creature in a city with a history of strange creatures. Sounds like a possible chupacabra sighting in Puerto Rico. A bright video, multiple witnesses and media coverage of a strange creature that looks vaguely familiar...
(Columbia University Medical Center) The partnership aims to advance oral health through community-based research, education, and patient care.
Partnership aims to advance oral health through community-based research, education, and patient care.
US National Science Foundation looks to slash funding for Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory.
El Museo del Barrio announces the exhibition A Universe of Fragile Mirrors, a solo exhibition on the work of Beatriz Santiago Muñoz (b. 1972, San Juan, Puerto Rico; lives in San Juan). The exhibition is organized by the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and curated by María Elena Ortiz. Show More Summary
The newly elected Puerto Rican representative to Congress, a Republican, has introduced a statehood bill. It won’t pass, but this isn’t the reason why: Some predict that the Republican-controlled Congress will not take the bill seriously...Show More Summary
Dynamite-fisted Felix Trinidad was born in Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico in 1973 The post On This Day: Puerto Rican hero Felix Trinidad was born appeared first on Boxing News.
By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam St. Cloud State University Swimming and Diving traded in the cold winter of Minnesota for the warm sun in San Jaun, Puerto Rico for their annual winter training trip. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: St. Cloud State University Training Trip Video
NBC4 New York City took the opportunity that Esteban Santiago, a Puerto Rico National Guardsman, shot people in Ft Lauderdale last week to highlight 11 incidents of veterans and eleven “high profile mass shootings” over the last twenty-five years. Yes, eleven incidents in twenty-five years deserves scrutiny. Some of the veterans listed in the slide […]
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — Before the virus overwhelmed Puerto Rico, Zika already lurked in Keishla Mojica’s home. First her partner, John Rodríguez, 23, became infected. His face swelled and a red, itchy...
(Montreal en Fetes) Best budget destinations for 2017 include birthday-celebrating Canada, undiscovered California wine country, a hidden gem in Puerto Rico, and the ever-popular Iceland. There’s always a renewed sense of excitement, anticipation, and inspiration at the beginning of the year. Show More Summary
PENUELAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — The brother of a man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport questioned Saturday why his brother was allowed to keep his gun after U.S. authorities knew he’d become increasingly paranoid and was hearing voices. Esteban Santiago, 26, had trouble...
Submitted by Brittany Hunter via The Mises Institute, This week, twenty states began implementing minimum wage increases that were passed during 2016. As the country waits to see how these increased wages this will affect the economy, the U.S. Show More Summary