Adrian Florido

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Cockfighting Is About To Become Illegal In Puerto Rico

Thursday, December 05, 2019

In the rural communities of Puerto Rico's central mountains, cockfighting has been a way of life for centuries. But on Dec. 20, the practice will become illegal on the island.

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In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A congressional ban on the sport was a victory for animal rights activists, but on the island, many say that cockfighting is part of their culture — and they're willing to take the sport underground.

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2 Years After Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico, The Exact Death Toll Remains Unknown

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The exact number of those who died in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria remains unknown two years after the storm made landfall.

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Two Years After Hurricane Maria, Blue Tarps Are Symbol Of Island's Slow Recovery

Friday, September 20, 2019

Two years after the storm hit Puerto Rico, the most visible remnants of it are the thousands of damaged homes still covered in blue tarps. Frustrated neighbors are helping others repair their homes.

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FEMA Official Accused of Taking Bribes While Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Federal corruption charges have been filed against a top FEMA official who oversaw reconstruction of Puerto Rico's power grid after Hurricane Maria.

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News Brief: Hurricane Dorian, Democratic Debate, Ireland And Brexit

Thursday, August 29, 2019

We have the latest on the impact of Hurricane Dorian on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Also, a preview of the next Democratic debate and what Brexit means for Ireland.

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Hurricane Dorian Strengthens As It Gets Closer To Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

On Wednesday Tropical Storm Dorian strengthened into a category 1 hurricane. The storm is close to both the eastern edges of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Still Recovering From Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Braces For Dorian

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Puerto Rico is under a hurricane watch because Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen. President Trump has approved a federal emergency declaration, authorizing disaster relief aid.

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Puerto Ricans Hold Town Assemblies To Figure Out Next Steps Following Rosselló's Exit

Thursday, August 22, 2019

After Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló left office, the protesters who forced him out are trying figure out what's next. They're organizing "people's assemblies" on town squares across the island.

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News Brief: Gun Control, ICE Raids In Mississippi, New Puerto Rico Governor

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Immigration agents arrested approximately 680 people in workplace raids in Mississippi Wednesday. Also, Puerto Rico has a new governor and an update on gun control proposals.

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Puerto Rico Gets Another New Governor

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Puerto Rico has its third governor in the space of a week after Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez was sworn in Wednesday.

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Puerto Rico Supreme Court Says Gov. Pedro Pierluisi Must Resign

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Puerto Rico's Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Pedro Pierluisi took office last Friday in violation of the Commonwealth's constitution. The unanimous ruling calls for him to vacate the governorship.

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Puerto Rico's Governor Crisis

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Puerto Rico's Supreme Court may force the island's newly installed governor to step down less than a week after being sworn in.

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Puerto Rico Waits For Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's Promised Resignation

Friday, August 02, 2019

Political tumult is the order of the day in Puerto Rico. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has promised to resign Friday but it remains unclear who will succeed him.

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Puerto Rico Continue Protests Ahead Of Expected Address From Gov. Ricardo Rosselló

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thousands of protesters gathered in the streets of San Juan Wednesday night waiting for a promised address from Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The governor has been facing calls to resign.

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Governor Of Puerto Rico Yields To Public Outcry And Resigns

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Ricardo Rosselló will resign the office effective Aug. 2. He made the announcement in a recorded address posted online, as thousands of protesters packed the streets outside his executive residence.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Is Considering Resigning

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

After refusing to resign despite massive street protests, Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's associates say he's considering stepping down. If he does, it's not clear who'll replace him.

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In Puerto Rico, Pots And Pans Have Become Tools For Protest

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Protests against Puerto Rico's embattled governor have taken many forms: on horseback, jet skis, motorcycles and kayaks. And demonstrators have found another way: pots and pans.

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Puerto Ricans Take To The Streets In San Juan To Demand Governor Step Down

Monday, July 22, 2019

Puerto Ricans came out in a massive demonstration on Monday against their governor, Ricardo Rosselló. It was an unprecedented display of political protest against a sitting governor.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Will Not Seek Reelection In 2020

Monday, July 22, 2019

Puerto Rico's embattled governor has stepped down as head of his party and confirmed that he will not be seeking reelection. He is, however, refusing to resign amid intensifying protests.

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