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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Puerto Rico, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 1,239 stories have been published about Puerto Rico which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.


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Power Outages · Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico sets 7th electric rate increase in just a year

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
For a client that consumes 800 kilowatt hours, the new rate will be 33 cents. The average U.S. electric rate is 14 cents per kwh. The rate increase announced Wednesday will go into effect Friday. Many on the island of 3.2 million people must deal with constant power outages.See the Story
Taxes · Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico accuses bank of money laundering, tax evasion

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Euro Pacific International Bank accused of money laundering and offshore tax evasion. Bank, located in the capital of San Juan, did not return a message for comment. Announcement comes after Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement launched an operation two years ago to scrutinize financial institutions in their member countries.See the Story
Cocaine · Puerto Rico

Feds indict 9 for cocaine pipeline between Ohio and Puerto Rico

Indictment unsealed in U.S. Northern District Court Of Ohio charges nine people. The nine are accused of selling cocaine in Youngstown from Puerto Rico. Indictment lists 33 separate telephone conversations between the members of the drug ring. One of the defendants also had six guns at one point in the investigation.See the Story
Puerto Rico · Puerto Rico

Extent of Severe Drought Increases to 17.70% in Puerto Rico

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Meanwhile, the AAA maintains in effect the service interruption plan for sectors of six townsSee the Story
Puerto Rico · Puerto Rico

New Nissan Z Coming to Puerto Rico This Summer

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
With the latest technology, the 2023 version of this iconic vehicle is synonymous with power and innovationSee the Story
Puerto Rico · Puerto Rico

Oversight Board Urges Puerto Rico Utility to Transfer Generators

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The long-delayed transfer is one of the recommendations the board made as it certified the FY2023 fiscal plan for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. The fiscal plan intends to push the US commonwealth closer to more reliable, affordable and cleaner energy, the board said in a statement.See the Story
Toa Baja · Toa Baja

Carnaval en Ponce y Patronales en Toa Baja este wikén

El Festival de la Hamaca también está entre las alternativas de actividades culturales este fin de semana Este fin de semana largo, las actividades culturales están en todo su apogeo a lo largo y anch...See the Story
Abortion · Puerto Rico

Legislation in Puerto Rico to Hold a Referendum on Abortion

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
In Puerto Rico, the right to abortion has existed since 1902 and the “Pueblo v. Duarte Mendoza” case, resolved in 1980, directly tied the right to abortion with the constitutional right to...See the Story

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