Puerto Rico will receive $163 million to restore the Caño Martín Peña as part of funds from the Infrastructure Law

Puerto Rico will receive 3 million to restore the Caño Martín Peña as part of funds from the Infrastructure Law

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Caño Martín Peña last year. Photo: Office of Senator Chuck Schumer/Courtesy The Martín Peña Channel in Puerto Rico will receive $163 million to begin its restoration, after pressure from the Senate majority leader, Chuck Schumer (New York), and the representative Nydia Velazquez (New York). The Army Corps of Engineers … Read more

Government of Puerto Rico and the Board celebrate confirmation of plan to restructure debt on the island while opponents call it a “death sentence”

Government of Puerto Rico and the Board celebrate confirmation of plan to restructure debt on the island while opponents call it a “death sentence”

NEW YORK – Activists inside and outside of Puerto Rico thundered against the confirmation by federal judge Laura Taylor Swain of the Debt Adjustment Plan (PAD) to restructure the island’s debt with bondholders, understanding that it puts at risk the workers’ pensions and will aggravate the fiscal situation of key entities such as the University … Read more

Puerto Rico Approves Exiting Bankruptcy After Public Debt Adjustment Plan

Puerto Rico Approves Exiting Bankruptcy After Public Debt Adjustment Plan

Puerto Rico’s Nearly Five-Year Bankruptcy Dispute Was Settled Tuesday by federal judge Laura Taylor Swain, who upheld this a Debt Adjustment Plan (PAD) approved last October by the island’s authorities. The document published by the judge indicates that they authorized the terms of the PAD, which will reduce public debt from $70 billion to about … Read more

JetBlue Offers Free Tickets to Puerto Rico Funeral for Cashier Murdered at New York’s “Burger King”

JetBlue Offers Free Tickets to Puerto Rico Funeral for Cashier Murdered at New York’s “Burger King”

Kristal Bayron-Nieves was killed by a thief while working at a “Burger King” in NYC. Photo: Bayron-Nieves Family/GoFundMe/Courtesy JetBlue has offered to fly the family of Kristal Bayron-Nieves, a teenager murdered working at a “Burger King” in East Harlem (NYC), to Puerto Rico for free so that they can celebrate her funeral on her home … Read more

Tepha Loza denies that she will participate in a new franchise of ‘Esto es guerra’ in Puerto Rico

Tepha Loza denies that she will participate in a new franchise of ‘Esto es guerra’ in Puerto Rico

Spheffany Loza ruled out that he will participate in the new “Esto es Guerra” franchise in Puerto Rico, as he is recovering from an ankle injury. “It is true that I had the proposal, but I did not accept because right now I am at a stage in my life in which I am so … Read more

At least 11 murders were recorded this weekend in Puerto Rico

At least 11 murders were recorded this weekend in Puerto Rico

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images Puerto Rico suffered a violent weekend, registering 11 murders, including that of two men in a bar in Santurce, the most central district of the Caribbean capital. The Puerto Rico Police reported this Monday through a statement that agents attached to the Santurce Precinct are investigating a double murder reported on … Read more

Biden administration launches the program that allocates $225 million to repair bridges in Puerto Rico

Biden administration launches the program that allocates 5 million to repair bridges in Puerto Rico

By Jose A. Delgado WASHINGTON – Through the Infrastructure Investment Act, the Joe Biden administration announced today that it has launched the program that allocates $225 million to Puerto Rico for the repair of hundreds of bridges over the next five years. The assignment was announced when the measure became law, but the program of … Read more

Florida couple who barricaded themselves in Puerto Rico neighborhood after refusing to submit negative COVID test remains in detention

Florida couple who barricaded themselves in Puerto Rico neighborhood after refusing to submit negative COVID test remains in detention

A plane lands at the Luis Muñoz Marín Airport, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: HECTOR RETAMAL / / AFP / Getty Images By Sara R. Marrero Cabán PUERTO RICO – The couple who refused to fill out the Travelers Declaration Upon landing in Puerto Rico on January 2, he remains under arrest, the Department … Read more

Family of Kristal Bayron Nieves, a cashier shot to death at a Burger King in NY for $ 100, wants to bury the young woman in her native Puerto Rico

Family of Kristal Bayron Nieves, a cashier shot to death at a Burger King in NY for $ 100, wants to bury the young woman in her native Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO – The family of Kristal Bayron Nieves, the 19-year-old Puerto Rican assassinated while working in a fast food restaurant in New York, is taking steps to bury the young woman in Mayagüez. “Here in the Private Cemetery of Mayagüez, in Puerto Rico, is where we want to bury our beloved Kristal for her … Read more

Alicia Machado will make her theatrical debut in Puerto Rico next April

Alicia Machado will make her theatrical debut in Puerto Rico next April

Venezuelan actress Alicia Machado will return to the theaters and will perform for the first time in Puerto Rico with the monologue ‘Yo si soy Kbn @‘, in April. After winning “La Casa de los Famosos”, new projects are on the horizon for Alicia Machado , who will make her theatrical debut in Puerto Rico this year with the … Read more

Puerto Rican shot himself to death by accident in Río Piedras

Puerto Rican shot himself to death by accident in Río Piedras

RÍO PIEDRAS – A man died of an accidental gunshot, in an incident reported around 12:35 pm on Saturday, on Junquera Street, in the Andalucía urbanization, in Río Piedras. According to the report, Carlos Irizarry López, 63, accidentally detonated a legal firearm, which he carried inside his pants. He received a wound in the left groin, which … Read more

Florida psychologist Dr. Lino Fernández, reported missing, found in good health

Florida psychologist Dr. Lino Fernández, reported missing, found in good health

The whereabouts of the 90-year-old man were unknown after leaving medical treatment at a Humacao hospital. The Police today reported Sunday that found in good health to a Florida psychologist who was reported missing after leaving medical treatment at a hospital in Humacao. Dr. Lino Fernández was located inside the Luis Muñoz Marín Airport in Carolina by personnel from the Humacao Criminal … Read more