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Fahie calls for release as Fed bond call delayed

Andrew Fahie is seeking release from federal custody in Florida because the US Justice Department took too long to file its bail appeal, according to a motion filed Tuesday in Miami District Court. In response, the Justice Department said in a motion filed late Tuesday night that the delay was not its fault and that […]

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McKinsey faces conflict disclosure deadline in Puerto Rico

McKinsey & Co. is in the spotlight as the consulting giant faces a deadline to disclose potential conflicts of interest in Puerto Rico’s $120 billion restructuring. A new law President Biden signed on Jan. 20 — Puerto Rico‘s Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act (PRRADA) — requires certain key professionals who worked on the island’s bankruptcy […]

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US might as global drug police on the high seas threatened by court ruling

MIAMI — A low-profile federal appeals court ruling this year threatens a key weapon in America’s war on drugs: a decades-old law that gives the United States sweeping powers to make arrests. on the high seas anywhere in the world, even if the drugs are not destined for US shores. It is a law that […]

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1 boat is on the run

Russian oligarch Eugene Shvidler’s two private jets were recently seized. It was then that he had to draw a line. His superyacht Le Grand Bleu is now missing. The last location of the boat was around Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov was not so lucky. After a lengthy search, his $300 million superyacht […]

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American Samoa is the best state to open a small business LLC

American Samoa LLC “American Samoa’s simple one-step process has made it the best state in the United States to open an LLC” PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, May 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Voted best state for LLC form Traditionally, the preferred states to register your business entity in America have been Delaware […]

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A Word About Foreign Tax Credits- POLITICO

By BERNIE BECKER 2/5/2022 10:00 a.m. EDT Update 05/02/2022 12:20 PM EDT 2022-05-02T12:20-0400 FIRST LOOK: A bipartisan group of 10 House tax writers is urging the Treasury Department to be more open to business concerns about the final foreign tax credit regulations released late last year. The 10 lawmakers told Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen they […]

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Queen Conch’s Gambit | WIRED

Archaeologists don’t know exactly how many Taíno survived the slavery, massacres, and disease that plagued the following centuries, though genetic sampling reveals significant indigenous ancestry in contemporary Puerto Rico. But Taíno stories and artifacts highlight the importance of conches: in their fishing and diving traditions; in the endless piles of conch shells they harvested, ate, […]

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U.S. federal personnel will be deployed to rural communities to boost economic opportunity

By Mia Hunt on 04/28/2022 | Updated on 04/28/2022 The network will initially benefit 25 communities in five states, including several in New Mexico. Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr US President Joe Biden has launched a program to deploy federal government employees to rural areas to help local leaders access the resources they need […]

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Puerto Rico is a federal territory that deserves federal help – Chicago Tribune

Recently, the United States Supreme Court decisively rejected the principle of equality before the law as it relates to Puerto Rico. While its scope seems limited, we must not minimize the far-reaching implications of the court’s 8-1 decision in United States v. Vaello Madero. The case challenged Congress’s exclusion of Puerto Rican residents from the […]

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A highly contagious marine epidemic tears through Caribbean coral reefs | Environment

KRista Sherman understands that ocean conservation work takes a lot of patience. But the Bahamas-born marine scientist had never encountered an enemy like stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD), and after efforts to monitor and treat the highly contagious outbreak in the corals of the Bahamas stalled, his patience was running out. “The disease is […]

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Court upholds exclusion of Puerto Ricans from benefits program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the differential treatment of Puerto Rican residents, ruling that Congress was within its power to exclude them from a benefits package available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The court ruled Thursday by an 8-1 vote that disqualifying Puerto Ricans from the Supplemental Security […]

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Fernando González Díaz at the new headquarters of the Design Brand Institute in Puerto Rico

The renowned architect will work closely with James L. DettorePresident of the Brand Institute & CEO, on designing a sleek and modern workspace MIAMI, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As brand institute extends its activities to San Juan, Puerto Ricoshe is proud to announce that she has recruited Fernando González Díaz, founder and director of […]

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It’s time for Texas households to go off the grid

This op-ed is part of a series published by the Opinion section of The Dallas Morning News to explore ideas and policies to boost electrical reliability. Find the full series here: Keep the lights on. It’s time to forget about the power grid. Literally. The endless studies and accusations about the failings and risks of […]

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Iowa State student named Truman Scholar • News Service • Iowa State University

Natalia Rios Martinez AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State University student is one of 58 undergraduates nationwide to be named the 2022 Truman Scholars. Natalia Ríos Martínez, senior in political science, international studies and public relations of San Juan, Puerto Rico, was selected from 705 applicants nominated by 275 universities across the United States. The […]

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Recurring earthquake swarms continue in Puerto Rico; No tsunami warning yet

Dozens of earthquake swarms have arisen beneath the island territory of Puerto Rico over the past seven days. Although there were no immediate reports of a tsunami threat, the event can still manifest potential disaster. Puerto Rico earthquake swarms (Photo: Photo by RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images) Latest reports suggest that 94 earthquake swarms have […]

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Puerto Rico struggles to emerge from blackout as anger mounts | Nation & World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Businesses closed. Sleepless nights. Classes cancelled. Hundreds of thousands of people across Puerto Rico were left without power on Friday, nearly two days after a fire at a main power plant triggered an island-wide outage. Crews have restored power to some 650,000 out of nearly 1.5 million customers, but […]

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Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Puerto Rico still without power 2 days after outage

By Melissa Alonso and Jason Hanna, CNN Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Puerto Rico were still without power Friday, two days after the start of a island-wide blackout which started with a fire in a power station. About 600,000 to 650,000 of the island’s 1.5 million utility customers have been restored, the […]

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Administrator Guzman Pays Tribute to Small State Enterprises in

Washington, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzmanhead of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and spokesperson for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s cabinet, announced the winners of the 2022 Small Business Persons of the Year from each of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto […]

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Four state candidates to address county Republicans

Three statewide candidates and a Supreme Court nominee from Arkansas are scheduled to speak at Thursday’s Garland County Republican Party meeting. The meeting will be held at RPGC headquarters at 615 W. Grand Ave. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer session will follow each […]

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The National Liberty Museum examines the Puerto Rican “struggle”

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new exhibition at National Museum of Liberty highlighting the Puerto Rican experience brings together the multimedia work of artist Johnny Irizarry. It is called “La Brega”, which translates to “the struggle”. Museum CEO Alaine Arnott said the exhibit was part of the museum’s mission to shine a light on the […]

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Mandates, Cases and Covid-19 Variants: Live Updates

A coronavirus testing site in Hagerstown, Maryland administered between 250 and 300 tests a day in February.Credit…Kenny Holston for The New York Times Senate Democrats and Republicans have moved closer to a deal to cut an emergency coronavirus response program from $15.6 billion to $10 billion as they work to break a standoff over a […]

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Governor of Puerto Rico calls for 20% increase in salary expenses

Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi called for a 20% increase in payroll spending in his annual state of the territory address to the local legislature on Tuesday. Pierluisi also said his proposed budget would cut spending on outside professional services by 13%. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi highlighted the role of federal government aid on […]

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Puerto Rico replaces China in Birmingham 2022 World Games softball competition

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made […]

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Castro represents Illinois during his visit to the White House

WASHINGTON DC —As Midwest chair of the executive committee of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, State Sen. Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House during the annual National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Summit. organization in Washington DC on Friday. “It is an honor for me to […]

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Human rights group denounces deportation to ‘chaos’ in Haiti

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Human Rights Watch released a report Thursday demanding that the United States and other countries stop deporting Haitians to their homeland, calling it “unacceptable” and warning that they put people’s lives at risk. More than 25,700 people were deported to Haiti from January 2021 to February 2022, 79% of […]

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These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, according to a new report – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) — Air pollution reached unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report. the report by IQAira company that monitors air quality around the world, found that the average annual air pollution in every country – and 97% of cities – exceeds the World Health Organization Air Quality Guidelineswhich have been […]

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Ron Howard documents José Andrés’ mission to nurture bodies and souls

Although he is only one man, José Andrés has the energy and drive of dozens. After arriving in New York from Spain in 1991, his outsized talents and personality propelled him to fame as one of the first modern celebrity chefs. Her DC hotspot Jaleo launched an expansion that eventually encompassed around 30 restaurants, cookbooks, […]

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The United States became richer and better educated in the second half of the 2010s

The United States has become wealthier, better educated, less impoverished and less transitory over the second half of the past decade, according to data released Thursday by the US Census Bureau. The median household income for the nation, which had been nearly $54,000 from 2011 to 2015, rose to nearly $65,000 during the 2016 to […]

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Zelenskyy addresses Ottawa, NATO should be combat ready: In the news, March 15 | national news

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of March 15… What we’re watching in Canada… Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is due to address parliament this morning, the latest in a series of virtual visits as he […]

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New bill could have California voters weighing in on DST – again

Proposition 7, approved by 59% of voters, gave state lawmakers the power to move the state to daylight saving time year-round, but only after congressional approval. But in the years since, state lawmakers have failed to pass legislation to join the list of states that are officially waiting for Congress to legalize DST year-round. The […]

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Congress passes the omnibus fiscal year 2022 spending bill

THIS WEEK’S DOSE After months of negotiations in both houses, Congress passed the omnibus fiscal year 2022 spending bill; however, COVID aid was removed from the bill, leaving future action open by lawmakers. CONGRESS Government funding for fiscal year 2022 passed. With a House vote of (260-171) followed by the Senate vote of (68-31), Congress […]

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Puerto Rico cancels power company restructuring deal

Puerto Rico’s governor announced on Tuesday that his administration was canceling a proposed debt restructuring deal for the island’s state-owned power company, calling it unworkable. The deal had been in the works for several years and was delayed by the pandemic, with many expecting it to be approved soon as Puerto Rico’s government begins to […]

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Wood Mackenzie Brings Light to Puerto Rican Homes

LONDON/HOUSTON/SINGAPORE, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A team of three analysts from global energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) company, is in Puerto Rico this week to help install solar panels on homes as part of a new initiative with the charity Let’s Share the Sun Foundation. Analysts, from Wood Mackenzie energy […]

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Brehm closes eagle-birdie to take lead at Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Brehm closed the birdie-eagle for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead Friday at the Puerto Rico Open. Brehm is making his final start on a minor medical extension and must win or finish second alone to retain his status. He is the only player in the field […]

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“They extended my life”: ten years after the first liver transplant in Puerto Rico

Over the past ten years, 369 liver transplants have been performed in Puerto Rico, which represents approximately 35 to 40 per year. All of these patients were operated on at the Liver Transplant Center of Auxilio Mutuo Hospital, an institution that celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 24. At 67, Nelson Guzman He is forever […]

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Oil prices soar; fighting could become more destructive as Russians bombard cities

Oil prices jump nearly 7% on supply fears amid Russian-Ukrainian conflict Oil prices surged during afternoon trading in Asia as markets were rocked by supply concerns amid the Russia-Ukraine war. At one point, Brent and U.S. crude futures climbed almost 8%. Brent pared some losses for the last time, jumping 6.88% to $112.19 a barrel. […]

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The Latam Cup brings hockey fever to non-traditional hockey nations

Vodagraph When you think of hockey in the Western Hemisphere, Canada and the United States come to mind first and foremost. But let your thoughts drift to several sunny destinations and hotspots in South America, and you’ll find the game taking root in many non-traditional hockey nations with budding programs. In fact, the situation for […]

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Gang leader wanted in 2009 BC murder arrested in Puerto Rico: police

The BC Police Anti-Gang Unit says the hunt for a high profile murder suspect is complete. The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says in a statement that Conor D’Monte, an alleged leader of a British Columbia gang called United Nations, has been arrested in Puerto Rico after more than a decade of searching. . The […]

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A national vaccine pass has been quietly rolled out – and red states are getting on board

A national vaccine verification standard has been quietly rolled out across the country. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images EEven as the omicron variant loosens its grip on the world, destinations continue to require travelers to show proof of vaccination. And, increasingly, a CDC paper vaccination card just isn’t enough. Although […]

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PGA Tour Schedule | Federal News Network

September 16-19 _ Fortinet Championship (Max Homa) September 24-26 _ Ryder Cup (USA) Sept. 30-Oct. 3 _ Sanderson Farms Championship (Sam Burns) Oct. 7-10 _ Shriners Children’s Open (Sungjae Im) October 14-17 _ The CJ Cup @ Summit (Rory McIlroy) October 21-24 _ ZOZO Championship (Hideki Matsuyama) Oct. 28-31 _ World Golf Championships – HSBC […]

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Nine out of ten Mexicans use face masks, among the most in the world

Face masks have become a common item during the pandemic. You see them in supermarkets, restaurants and on public transport. Although using them before the outbreak of the coronavirus meant receiving strange looks, they are now the norm, especially in urban centres. This change in habits was reflected in a global survey conducted by the […]

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White House spending targets social justice; vague criteria

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — This once bustling northern Arizona town has a troubled relationship with rain. Winslow needs it, but just a little can overwhelm a levee system that officials have been begging the federal government for years to fix. Local officials believe a push by the Biden administration to fund projects that help disadvantaged […]

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Pierluisi slams board member Andrew Biggs’ ‘contempt’ of Puerto Rico’s government

washington d.c. – The governor Pierre Pierluisi say today that Andre Biggsmember of the Budget Oversight Council (JSF), shows “disdain and contempt” for Puerto Rico when it denounces the island government’s lack of administrative capacity and political will to push through reforms that give a boost to the Puerto Rican economy. “Their criticism shows disdain […]

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UN and Haiti ask for $2 billion to help after earthquake

Amina Mohammed, the UN’s deputy secretary-general, called the $2 billion figure “discouraging” but said Haiti needed international support. The story continues under the ad “We are aware that aid budgets are under pressure around the world. We also know donors are tired. And we heard, loud and clear, concerns about the results of aid in […]

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One Year Later, Many Question ‘Official’ Number of Texas Blackout Deaths – Houston Public Media

Ice covers trees and power lines in South Austin. It’s been a year since millions of Texans woke up to find their power cut off during the freezing cold. Days without heating, electricity or water followed. Hundreds did not survive. But, on the anniversary of what became the worst blackout in Texas history, some say […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Equality Florida to Call Press Conference to Condemn Censorship and Surveillance State Legislative Agenda | News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– Equality Florida, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and the Human Rights Campaign will hold a press conference at the Florida Capitol on Tuesday, February 15 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss a list of bills pending in the Florida Legislature, including including the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The event comes as national outrage […]

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Biden should disavow racist decisions against Puerto Rico and the territories

WASHINGTON — Civil rights groups on Thursday called on President Joe Biden’s administration to disavow century-old Supreme Court rulings steeped in racist language that have allowed the government to treat people living in Puerto Rico and other other US territories differently from other Americans. The 13 groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, said […]

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Puerto Rico’s Ambitious Clean Energy Plan

Almost five years ago, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy. Or rather, he declared the closest thing to bankruptcy that a state or territory could declare when it announced in 2017 that he would not be able to repay his debts following a devastating hurricane that left the island in hopeless state. Last week, a U.S. federal […]

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How to Claim the Child Tax Credit on Your Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans who have never filed taxes will need to do so this year in order to claim what is rightfully theirs under the enhanced child tax credit. Previously, only people who made enough money to owe income taxes could get the full credit. But as part of the $1.9 trillion […]

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Will the government step in to save the Mahogany Run golf course – for tourism? | Opinion

The economic and social impact of the loss of the Mahogany Run golf course in St. Thomas, since the two 2017 hurricanes and now during the COVID-19 crisis, continues. The inability to play golf impacts our ability to attract cruise ship passengers and land tourists who choose a golf-based Caribbean destination as part of their […]

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The Bitcoin family moves to Portugal, a tax haven for cryptos

‘Bitcoin Family’ in Lisbon, Portugal Didi Taihuttu Didi Taihuttu, patriarch of the so-called “Bitcoin family,” has his roots in Portugal, the ultimate crypto tax haven in Europe. Settling down is a big deal for the Dutch family of five, who have traveled the world for the past five years. But after spending time in 40 […]

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Thousands of teachers in Puerto Rico protest for higher salaries

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of teachers across Puerto Rico walked out of their classrooms and took to the streets Friday to demand higher salaries, better working conditions and better pensions amid a of economic crisis. Several schools were completely without teachers as protesters gathered in the capital city of San Juan and […]

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Puerto Rico’s financial advisory chief resigns

Natalie Jaresko, executive director of Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board, announced her resignation, effective April 1. Jaresko’s exit comes after a federal judge approved a restructuring plan that cuts most of the US territory’s $70 billion public debt. The plan reduces a portion of the debt, about $33 billion, to about $7 billion, dramatically reducing […]

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These local governments are paving the way for cryptocurrency adoption

In November 2021, Mayor of Miami, Francis X. Suarez, tweeted that he would take his next salary in bitcoin. Shortly after, Eric Adams, now mayor of New York, tweeted that he would take his next three paychecks in bitcoin. Maybe not to be outdone, Suarez then said he would take all his salary in bitcoin. […]

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SBA unveils $3 million cybersecurity pilot program as scammers increasingly target small stores

The Small Business Administration is launching a new pilot program that could help you thwart a future cyberattack, but only if you are in one of three select yet unknown states. The agency announced Jan. 21 that it plans to distribute $3 million in grants to state governments to help small businesses meet their cybersecurity […]

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Protest by truckers in Canada; Free tests on demand: virus updates

Weekly deaths in the United States have reached their highest level in nearly a year, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. Russia reported more than 100,000 new infections for the first time over the previous day. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is self-isolating after being considered a close contact of […]

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AARP Accepting 2022 Community Challenge Grant Applications

From AARP AARP invites local organizations and governments throughout Florida to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant program, open until March 22, 2022. Grants fund rapid action projects that help communities become more liveable over the long term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic engagement, coronavirus recovery, diversity and inclusion, and Moreover. […]

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Spanish king praises colonialism and the conquistadors who invaded Puerto Rico

Credit: Royal House King Felipe has called Puerto Rico a ‘model’ of colonialism as he lashed out at protesters who tore down a conquistador statue just before he arrived on the island. The King of Spain made the remarks in a speech commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Puerto Rico’s capital. He praised […]

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How politics destroyed an economic miracle

AW Maldonado, Boom and Bust in Puerto Rico: How Politics Destroyed an Economic Miracle. University of Notre Dame Press, August 2021. Price: US$35.00 | Length: 255 pages In 2016, Puerto Rico announced that it was bankrupt in this The New York Times described as “the greatest government financial collapse in United States history”. The amount […]

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Judge approves deal to resolve Puerto Rico bankruptcy

MIAMI — Puerto Rico on Tuesday received approval from a federal judge to emerge from bankruptcy in the largest public sector debt restructuring deal in U.S. history, nearly five years after the financially troubled territory said it could not repay its creditors. Since Puerto Rico went bankrupt, its economic crisis has only been worsened by […]

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FRIEDA OMASTA Obituary (1945 – 2022) – Vienna, DC

OMASTA Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta, born April 8, 1945 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Lillian E. Hayes (Morton) and the late Frederick J. Hayes; and sister of the late Gail Morton Hayes, passed away peacefully on Saturday January 15, 2022 from pancreatic cancer. Frieda grew up in So. Deerfield, […]

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10 things to know this morning in Australia

Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Good morning! Novak Djokovic has been sent off. The world’s number one male tennis player left the country overnight, hours after the full Federal Court bench ruled unanimously that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was within his rights to leave the country. personally veto the star’s visa. Djokovic is “extremely disappointed” but respects […]

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Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery

Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery washington d.c. – The federal government has created a website from which you can request four rapid diagnostic tests free of charge. COVID-19[female[feminine To a house. The administration of President Joe Biden has said that COVIDtests.gov Will be processed on […]

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Covid News: NYC Mayor Evaluates Remote Learning Option

Novak Djokovic training at the Margaret Court Arena on Thursday.Credit…Mark Baker/Associated Press Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, had his visa revoked for a second time by Australian authorities on Friday, the dizzying latest volley in a never-ending drama over his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said in a […]

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Five potentially overlooked elements of the infrastructure bill

the Law on investment in infrastructure and employment (IIJA) – the $ 1.2 trillion package adopted late last year with bipartisan support – contained many big-ticket items that have made the headlines and raised hopes for major improvements in the country’s infrastructure. But behind these big programs, there were many, many, many small initiatives that […]

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State pushes home testing for sexually transmitted infections

It took a year for Vlad Carrillo to figure out how to get tested after moving to Bishop, Calif. In rural Inyo County. Sending a kit home by mail ensured confidentiality and helped Carrillo avoid the stigma of testing. (Vlad Carrillo / KHN / TNS) Rachel Bluth / Kaiser Health News SACRAMENTO – California has […]

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Puerto Rico: The Holiday Island with the Longest Christmas Season in the World, Part II, by Luis Martínez-Fernández

After nearly four centuries of colonial rule under Catholic Spain, in 1899 Puerto Rico became an American colony, a transition that opened the floodgates for efforts to “Americanize” the population, the most ambitious of which – and the United States. more disastrous – has been the temporary imposition of English as the language of school […]

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Puerto Rico bankruptcy judge dismisses allegations of credit union fraud

The Puerto Rican bankruptcy judge dismissed claims of nearly $ 1 billion that Puerto Rican credit unions had against the central government and institutions in Puerto Rico. Judge Laura Taylor Swain rendered her ruling in the last week of 2021 in a notice granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss in adversarial proceedings. The court ended […]

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Illinois, another uplifting tale of great government | EDITORIAL

California isn’t the only progressive paradise experiencing a population exodus. The case of the blue budget basket known as Illinois is in an even worse state. Baby boomers love Illinois. Long courted by the promise of generous public retirement benefits, baby boomers have largely stayed behind in Illinois, helping to raise the state’s median age […]

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International tax affairs to watch in 2022

By Natalie Olivo (Jan 3, 2022, 12:02 p.m. EST) – Courts will continue to wrestle this year with high-stakes cases brought by large U.S. multinationals that have accused federal tax authorities of overriding, with disputes, including including FedEx’s challenge to repatriation regulations and Facebook’s fight against multibillion-dollar adjustments to its tax bill. As the new […]

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Omicron Cases Rise ‘Through the Roof’ Towards Expected Peak of 1 Million Per Day | Public Service News

In Boston, the levels of coronavirus measured in sewage have more than quadrupled from the outbreak last winter. In Miami, more than a quarter of people test positive for COVID-19. And the San Francisco medical official estimates that, based on tests at his hospital, one in 12 people in the city with no symptoms of […]

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Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer sector

Bacardi files legal action against USPTO in Battle of Havana Club December 30, 2021 Bacardi Ltd has fired another salvo in the long battle over the Havana Club brand in the US market. The spirits giant filed a lawsuit in federal court this week against the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) alleging that […]

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Ron Desantis plans to revive Florida state militia – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By José Niño * Contrary to the conventional wisdom held by talking heads, there is no turning back to the days of the politics of “decency” and “respectability”. The Tweedledee and Tweedledum of political parties discussing mundane issues becomes an afterthought in the age of populism. Certainly, we are not going to see a drastic […]

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Polman: Rand Paul is now in favor of big government | Chroniclers

Rand Paul has long been a laughable lightweight – in Senate hearings Dr. Fauci regularly beats him – but now he’s even outperformed himself. Republicans like him still equate “big government” with “socialism” and consistently condemn it on principle – until disaster strikes their own backyards, then suddenly, without even an ounce of embarrassment, they […]

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Puerto Rico plans to fight corruption with blockchain

The government of Puerto Rico recently showed interest in using blockchain technology to fight corruption. House Speaker Rafael “Tatito” Hernandez has confirmed that lawmakers plan to meet with local blockchain experts this month to create smart contracts aimed at bringing more transparency and accountability to the industry. In these meetings, they will discuss how to […]

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DreamWeaver Homes responds, “Yes, Virginia… There is a Santa Claus! “

To: Virginia and those in need of affordable housing. From: Father Christmas And, the gift it brings is a cost-effective solution that will solve the affordable housing shortage. LANSDALE, PENNSYLVANIE, United States, December 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Maybe Santa is not really focused on the housing situation at the moment, but rest assured as the […]

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Documents on JFK’s assassination recently released by the National Archives

The publication of the documents, ordered by President Biden, was eagerly awaited by historians and by those who doubt that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. WASHINGTON – The National Archives on Wednesday released nearly 1,500 documents related to the US government’s investigation into the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. the disclosure cables, internal […]

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Omicron variant begins to appear nationwide, CDC says

The US system has been relatively slow to accommodate cases of the variant, possibly due in part to travel habits or restrictive entry rules to the United States. But the system is also constrained by blind spots and delays. Last week, the CDC reported that of the 43 known infections detected in the United States […]

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Former Kansas health secretary caught off guard by layoff, plans to continue fighting pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As former Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Lee Norman managed the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, he found himself at the center of a cultural battle between individual rights and the collective good. Blind individualism does not work well during a pandemic, he says. “The United States is […]

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Federal government makes new investment in women-owned small businesses

Administrator of the SBA Isabella Casillas Guzman The Small Business Administration, the federal agency that supports entrepreneurs, is putting more emphasis on women business owners in the agency’s history than ever before, after two years that decimated small businesses and highlighted the obstacles still facing the fastest growing countries. group of owners. Small women-owned businesses, […]

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Department of Energy supports 17 green upgrades to federal buildings as ‘snapshot’ of future spending

The Biden administration is not waiting for Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from federal buildings. The General Services Administration seeks to accelerate the testing and adoption of sustainable technologies in federal buildings and to raise the bar for sustainability standards in government construction projects. The Energy Department, […]

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My votes – Week of November 15

SETTLEMENT OF INVOICESA Rules Bill is a bill passed by a vote of the Plenary House under a rule that has been passed and approved by the Rules Committee. Bills require a simple majority of the House to pass (218 votes) through a recorded vote. 11/17/2021 H. Res. 789 Censorship representative Paul Gosar Past | […]

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Diana Ayala on mental health policy, candidate for city council president, and more

Board Member Diana Ayala (Photo: Jeff Reed / City Council) The president of the New York City Council should be someone who deeply understands the struggles of the people and who will focus on social services in a position of powerful leadership, argues City Council member Diana Ayala. During a recent appearance on the Gotham […]

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Puerto Rico strengthens entry requirements for travelers through Omicron variant of COVID-19 – CVBJ

A traveler waits at an inspection post at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Puerto Rico. Photo: RICARDO ARDUENGO /. /. SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico will tighten entry requirements for travelers arriving in this Commonwealth of the United States from next Monday in an attempt to prevent the expansion of the Omicron variant of […]

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Amgen announces 10% increase in first quarter 2022 dividend

THOUSAND OAKS, California., Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire / – Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that its board of directors has declared a $ 1.94 dividend per share for the first quarter of 2022. The dividend will be paid on March 8, 2022, to all registered shareholders at the close of business on February 15, […]

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Prince Edward Island stresses urgency to lift suspension of trade in fresh potatoes at ‘positive’ meeting in Ottawa

Federal and provincial officials met in Ottawa on Thursday to discuss the way forward on the suspension of exports of fresh potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States Provincial Agriculture Minister Bloyce Thompson met with his federal counterpart Marie-Claude Bibeau as well as the four Island MPs, industry representatives and officials from the […]

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Rihanna is “very excellent” in Barbados

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called before dawn Tuesday, but hesitated before getting up. Prior to her, senior Barbados government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial time in her country’s history. “You can come my dear,” Barbados Prime Minister Mia […]

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“Reduce Poverty” – Chicago Sun-Times

Before we look at the issue that U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, D-Ill. Phoned me to talk about last week – the shipping of combat birds through the United States Postal Service – we need to understand the general idea of ​​animals sent by mail. It is common practice. “They sent me a list of things […]

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Shree Saini joins Miss World 2021 contestants in Puerto Rico: the Tribune India

Raj sadoch Abohar, November 27 To represent the United States of America at the 70th Miss World Pageant, Shree Saini, the first Asian to be crowned Miss World America, reached Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque Rainforest. The competition will take place on […]

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How long can the US Coast Guard detain smugglers?

Cutting crews often have to hold low-level smugglers on board for weeks, and that’s legal – for now A routine cocaine bust for Cutter Bertholf in the Eastern Pacific (File image courtesy of USCG) Posted on November 24, 2021 at 7:55 PM by CIMSEC [By Thomas “Buddy” Bardenwerper] This article is an excerpt, and the […]

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Federal Agriculture Minister “Working Extremely Hard” to Resume Fresh Potato Trade with United States

Ending the suspension of trade in fresh potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States is a top priority for the Canadian government, said Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau . The trade was ordered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Monday following the discovery of potatoes infected with potato wart in two fields […]

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2022 Child Tax Credit Qualifications: What will be different?

A child tax credit (CTC) is a government program aimed at supporting poor families with dependent children. Families who earn less than a certain amount per year can claim a child tax credit. President Joe Biden expanded this policy this year as part of his American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). Previously, families were allowed to […]

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Cedric Stephens | The Doctrine of Resilience, Part 2 | Business

When I sat down to write the first part of this article during the last week of October, I had no idea I would return to the topic. Weeks later, I was happy to hear that there are larger “apostles” around who believe in the doctrine of resilience. Furthermore, they recognize that the novel coronavirus […]

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The power of data in times of crisis | New

The CrisisReady program builds a platform of data, analytics and tools to guide decision-making during public health emergencies November 19, 2021 – During epidemics, hurricanes and other public health crises, real-time data can help save lives, but only if governments and response agencies know how to use it. At the onset of the pandemic, researchers […]

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Crowley honors servicemen through wreath sponsorship across America

Crowley team members at Wreaths Across America in Puerto Rico, 2019 Our partnership with Wreaths Across America represents our appreciation and recognition of the value of military service members here and abroad, past and present. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) November 18, 2021 Crowley will continue to honor the U.S. military and veterans this holiday season by […]

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Empowerment of parents – no overstepping of regulations

The disruption of Kindergarten to Grade 12 education in the United States caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a wave of legislative and executive action favoring parent choice. Already, 2021 has been the most successful year in the history of the private school choice movement, with 21 states voting to create, expand or improve […]

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Puerto Rico judgment against CEO of electricity company in limbo

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – An arrest warrant issued against the CEO of Luma Energy, the company that operates the transmission and distribution of electricity in Puerto Rico, was in limbo Wednesday night amid charges according to which he had not submitted the documents requested by the legislators. A judge initially ordered the arrest […]

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Safe syringe proposal emphasizes need for national program

As the United States continues to fight COVID-19, another epidemic has hit the United States since 90s: opioids. In addition to the harmful side effects that accompany drug use, injecting these substances is a by-product of STIs resulting from the use of dirty syringes. To combat this problem, Jacksonville City Councilor Michael Boylan has proposed […]

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Archaic and often racist Supreme Court cases dating back to 1901 still reign over millions of Americans

No American citizen living in any of these places can vote for the president. They also do not have a voting representative in Congress. But this inferiority is inconsistent. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens and can vote in federal elections if they reside in a U.S. state, but not if they live in Puerto Rico […]

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Secret Service Weapons Destroy Truman Assassination Attempt | Go back

Washington, November 1 – (AP) – Two fiery Puerto Rican revolutionaries made their way to President Truman’s door today, but were shot dead in a shootout with White House guards before they could lead to their plot to assassinate the sleeping president. One of the armed men was killed, the other seriously injured. Tonight, a […]

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Shots For Kids, Brazilian President Under Fire, Ohio School Fares, More – Coronavirus Timeline October 23-29

CLEVELAND, Ohio – From shots for the kids to Brazilian president under fire for allegedly mismanaging the pandemic, vaccine news and more, here is our regular summary of the coronavirus facts, figures and figures regarding Cleveland, Ohio, US and the world Oct 23-29, followed by our quotes for the week: 23 october There are 2,672 […]

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Will Puerto Rico’s Debt Restructuring Agreement End the Biggest Bankruptcy in U.S. History?

The government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Council of Fiscal Supervision which manages the finances of the American territory have agreed on a debt restructuring plan that could put an end to the largest bankruptcy proceeding in U.S. history, which started in 2017. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi told NBC News on Thursday that […]

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FEMA Extends Application Period for Puerto Rico for Risk Mitigation Grants | Business

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted the Puerto Rican government’s request to extend the application period for funds under the Agency’s Risk Mitigation Grants Program, known as from HMGP, until April 30, 2022. These funds help reduce the risk of loss of life. and property from future disasters. To date, more than $ 1 […]

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Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill To Halve Territory’s Debt

Governor of Puerto Rico. Pedro PierluisiPedro Rafael PierluisiPuerto Rico lifts pandemic curfew, bans alcohol sales Puerto Rico limits alcohol sales, rallies as coronavirus cases rise Puerto Rico orders businesses to require proof of vaccination MORE (D) on Tuesday signed a bill to halve the territory’s debt, but critics fear it will translate into tough austerity […]

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Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring bill moves forward despite criticism

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The Puerto Rico Senate and House on Tuesday approved a bill that would halve central government debt, but also sparked protests and led to heated exchanges between lawmakers and a federal board of control which oversees the finances of the American territory. The bill seeks to end a bankruptcy-like […]

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AVIATION Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, GA, has been awarded a $ 770,000,000 indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System – Variant 1 (ARTS-V1) production systems. This contract provides for the purchase of ARTS-V1 systems and an interim support contract, training and completion of the technical data set. The […]

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Facebook Whistleblower says crypto is keeping it financially afloat

Frances Haugen said The New York Times she bought “crypto at the right time”. A non-profit organization owned by Pierre Omidyar donated $ 150,000 last year to a company that now represents Haugen. But Haugen said she was only using funds from the nonprofit association of billionaire eBay’s founder for travel. Loading Something is loading. […]

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CANO-SANTIAGO: Abolish the colony – Puerto Rican independence is long overdue – The Cavalier Daily

Despite decades From the debate in Congress on the subject of the Puerto Rican state, the conversation continues to be sidelined. While numerous members of Congress and women expressed support for independence, very few have openly pleaded for the Puerto Rican self-determination even independence. Meanwhile, Puerto Rican representatives continue to lack political power both in […]

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Republican big guns Scott, Rubio and Blackburn offer advice to minorities looking to run for office in the state

Three Republican Senators and two GOP House members met with state-level Republican activists and potential candidates on Wednesday evening to share advice on how to run for office and win state-level elections during an event organized by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC). “I think it is important for us to recognize that the future […]

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Missouri S&T – News & Events – Miners en familia

Javier Valentín-Sívico, originally from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, graduated with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Missouri S&T in 1997 and is currently working on a PhD. in engineering management. His daughter, Lizbeth Valentín-Rodríguez, was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico, and is now a junior in business and management systems. Both plan to graduate from […]