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Ringside Results by John DiSanto – PhillyBoxingHistory.com Philadelphia junior welterweight Milton Santiago, 15-0, 3 KOs, defeated Ken Alvarez of Puerto Rico, 7-5-2, 3 KOs, by 8-round unanimous decision in the main event at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia. This was … Continue reading ? The post Santiago wins before sellout Sugarhouse crowd appeared first on Boxing News.
In the span of a week, Puig went from a little-known tennis player to a hero, with the island’s first gold medal around her neck at age 22.
It was previously only suggested for Puerto Rico, Florida, and other places that have reported local transmission of the disease. [ more › ]
NASA analyzed the rainfall and cloud heights in an area of low pressure designated as System 99L that bringing rains and gusty winds to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Turks and Caicos and other islands in the Atlantic Ocean and northeastern Caribbean Sea today, Aug. Show More Summary
Reuters, Puerto Rico Cannot Enforce a Wal-Mart Tax: U.S. Appeals Court: A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said cash-strapped Puerto Rico cannot force Wal-Mart's affiliate on the island to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer claimed was discriminatory and violated the U.S. Constitution. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court...
Although the Zika virus can be sexually transmitted, Republicans have sought contraception restrictions that Democrats have charged could disproportionately impact women in Puerto Rico. The post Contraception Access ‘Isn’t Really An Issue,’ Says McConnell Spokesperson appeared first on Rewire.
Today is August 25, the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The Service manages 59 national parks and 354 other sites, areas, and monuments. The NPS spends about $3 billion per year, raising about $500 million of it from fees, donations, and other private sources (including an $80 annual pass to all national parks). Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday that Puerto Rico could not force Wal-Mart Stores Inc's affiliate there to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer said was discriminatory and violated the U.S. Constitution. The 1st U.S. Show More Summary
Puerto Rico is still basking in the glory of Monica Puig’s gold medal win in tennis at the Olympics in Brazil. She is the first Olympic gold medal winner in any sport for the island commonwealth. Unfortunately, Puig’s victory is where the good news ends for the island. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? In 2015, as talk began to circulate on Capitol Hill of crafting legislation to help Puerto Rico manage its billions in debt, a hedge fund creditor paid a visit to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s new special counselor. TheShow More Summary
Scientific America has some bad news about Zika in Puerto Rico: “Based on the limited available information on the risk of microcephaly, we estimate between 100 to 270 cases of microcephaly might occur” between mid-2016 and mid-2017, said Dr. Margaret Honein, chief of the birth defects branch at the CDC, who was one of several […]
Fire fighters in Puerto Rico were able to extinguish the fire aboard the passenger ferry Caribbean Fantasy on Saturday at a pier in San Juan Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed. The Caribbean Fantasy caught fire last Wednesday...Show More Summary
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. health experts estimate that as many as 270 babies in Puerto Rico may be born with the severe birth defect known as microcephaly caused by Zika infections in their mothers during pregnancy. The estimate is the first to project the potential impact of Zika on Puerto Rico, a U.S. Show More Summary
Samsung Electronics today announced the commercial launch of the new Galaxy Note7 in select markets including the US, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, the UAE and Korea. The Galaxy Note7 strikes...Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard continued its response Friday to the fire on board the 561-foot car and passenger Caribbean Fantasy which remains aground off Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico. Salvage and fire fighting teams were able to board ferry Friday morning to assess damage and stability of the vessel. Show More Summary
The Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire earlier this week off Puerto Rico was detained by the U.S. Coast Guard last October over three safety violations including one related to its fire prevention systems, Coast Guard records show.Show More Summary
Puerto Rico has its problems (Zika, the economy), but inexpensive airfare from LAX isn’t one of them. United and Delta are offering a round-trip fare from Los Angeles to San Juan for $303, including all taxes and fees, You must buy your ticket by Tuesday, Aug. 23. The fare, subject to availability,...
Dark dystopian thriller currently shooting in Puerto Rico The post Keanu Reeves’ Replicas Now in Production appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
A Unified Command is continuing to respond Thursday to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel Caribbean Fantasy off Punta Salinas, Puerto Rico. The fire broke out Wednesday morning in the engine room of the vessel and spread to other compartments on board, which led to the entire ship’s evacuation. Show More Summary