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Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate

New York Times, Walmart Sues Puerto Rico, Claiming an Unfair and Onerous Tax Burden: The last thing Puerto Rico would seem to need is another fight about money. But the island’s government, already facing multiple battles over billions of dollars in debt, was in yet another courtroom on Wednesday, locked...

Undefeated Mexico Tops Puerto Rico in Caribbean Series

5 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Outfielders Jeremias Pineda and Justin Greene had RBI doubles during a six-run eighth inning, and Mexico's undefeated Mazatlan Venados beat Puerto Rico's Santurce Cangrejeros 8-4 on Friday night to clinch the top seed in the semifinals of the Caribbean Series.

World Succumbs To Zika Panic: Puerto Rico Declares Emergency; Plane Cabins Sprayed; CDC Says "Use A Condom"

Just like the global panic that gripped the world in October 2014 when the Ebola virus had spread from western Africa to many nations around the globe, including several isolated cases in the US, so a year and a half later, the world...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Ready to Accept Federal Control in Return for Help in Debt Restructuring

The island and its top advisers pleaded for quick action, saying major defaults were likely this spring.

Weights from Caguas, Puerto Rico

14 hours agoSports / Boxing :

Alberto Mercado 130.6 vs. Jose Luis Araiza 131.8 Abner Cotto 139 vs. Edwin Lopez 139 Ricardo Rodriguez 123 vs. Eduardo Melendez 121 Yomar Alamo 140 vs. Gabriel Diaz 142 Magdiel Cotto 162 vs. Joseph Velazquez 164 Kelvin Nuñez 196 vs. … Continue reading ? The post Weights from Caguas, Puerto Rico appeared first on Boxing News.

Ricky Martin Lands in Puerto Rico for a Winter Getaway

Ricky Martin makes his way out of LMM Airport after arriving on an inbound flight on Tuesday (February 2) in Puerto Rico. The 44-year-old singer is on a getaway in the tropical location and he has shared some photos on Instagram since arriving at Dorado Beach. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ricky Martin [...]

Here’s some video of me spouting about Deep Questions

In January 2014, I attended an FQXi conference on Vieques island in Puerto Rico.  While there, Robert Lawrence Kuhn interviewed me for his TV program Closer to Truth, which deals with science and religion and philosophy and you get the idea.  Alas, my interview was at the very end of the conference, and we lost track of the time—so […]

Still in Miami — Titos at Ticos, New One From Alltimers

Just as there’s a Summer Trip to New York season, there’s an equally coverage-heavy Winter Escape From New York season. Despite Puerto Rico potentially surpassing Miami as the east coast’s premier winter getaway these past few years, the home of Khaled Mohamed Khaled (also known as DJ Khaled) still maintains an inescapable draw, i.e. are […]

Walmart Sues Puerto Rico, Claiming an Unfair and Onerous Tax Burden

Walmart, which sued the island in December, said a change to the island’s tax law last year left was discriminatory and had resulted in an effective income tax of 91.5 percent for the chain.

Puerto Rico Provides a Lesson Regarding Free Stuff

Bernie Sanders says he will give us all sorts of stuff for free. But that will not make anyone happy, as Puerto Ricans are beginning to understand. The Puerto Rico

Nonito Donaire vs. Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.

2 days agoSports / Boxing :

On February 4, 2012 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Nonito Donaire, from Talibon, Bohol, Philippines, fought Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., from Byamon, Puerto Rico, for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title. The Filipino Flash was 27-1 going in. Vazquez…

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A Warning on Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Experts on financial distress told lawmakers in Washington that Puerto Rico’s financial troubles are so complex that bankruptcy alone would not solve them, and might make them worse.

Daily Headlines: February 2, 2016

Dominican Republic: A group of U.S. rabbis who recently visited the Dominican Republic condemned the country’s immigration laws that left “stateless” tens of thousands of residents of Haitian background. Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican officials...Show More Summary

Cheap Flights To Puerto Rico, Free Groceries From Uber And Machines That Spit Out Money Without an ATM Card

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along...Show More Summary

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Puerto Rico "Generously" Offers To Repay 54 Cents On The Dollar To Creditors Owed $70 Billion

Height Securities’ Daniel Hanson is “deeply skeptical” about the viability of Puerto Rico’s proposal for restructuring the island’s $70 billion in debt. Hanson, in a note out late last week, said Governor Alejandro Padilla was “significantly...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Power Authority’s Debt Is Rooted in Free Electricity

With Puerto Rico’s power authority $9 billion in debt and the commonwealth owing $72 billion, free electricity may end.

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