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Friday, May 25, 2018

U.S. Customs agents seize $15M in smugglers’ cocaine on Caribbean Sea

Puerto Rico: The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agency says its agents and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) Joint Forces for Rapid Action (FURA) have seized 1326 pounds (601 Kilos) of cocaine inside a vessel in the Caribbean Sea and have arrested two suspected smugglers from the Dominican Republic. Comment

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Puerto Rico: A massive blackout hit hurricane-ravaged island of Puerto Rico on April 18. The outage affected all of the islands 3.3 millions residents, just days after a previous blackout cut power to about 870,000 people. In statement, Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., who is of Puerto Rican descent, said this latest power outage only displays a lack of progress in the island’s recovery, and immediate action is needed. Comments (1)

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