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Tropical storm Laura brings heavy rain to parts of Puerto Rico

The video above shows News to Go – a look at today’s forecast, the main headlines. South Florida is now completely out of the “cone of concern” of Tropical Storm Laura. As of 11 a.m., Tropical Storm Laura is located approximately 210 miles east-southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, moving west at 18 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds …

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Tropical Storm Laura Forms and May Threaten Florida, Gulf Coast Next Week; Warnings for Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Laura has developed east of the Leeward Islands. It will track near the Leeward Islands with rain and gusty winds through Saturday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Laura could be approaching Florida and the Gulf of Mexico next week. The intensity and trace of this system is highly uncertain as …

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The governor of Puerto Rico loses the primary election after the second round of elections

Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez admitted losing her party’s statehood primary to the challenger Pedro PierluisiPedro Rafael PierluisiPuerto Rico partially suspends the main vote due to missing ballots There is only one candidate for Democrats in Puerto Rico Trump reignites feud in Puerto Rico amid Hurricane Dorian MORE on the Sunday after the second round of voting in an election …

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The governor of Puerto Rico loses the primary in chaotic elections

Pierluisi spoke shortly after Vázquez and said the governor could rely on him: “We must all be united to move Puerto Rico forward.” In the meantime, Carlos Delgado, mayor of the northwestern city of Isabela for 20 years, was ready to win the nomination of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party by means of a landslide. The defeat was admitted …

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Puerto Rico’s Arecibo radio telescope damaged by falling cable: NPR

The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can be seen after Hurricane Maria hit it in September 2017. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Hide label Toggle labeling Joe Raedle / Getty Images The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can be seen after Hurricane Maria hit it in September 2017. Joe Raedle / Getty Images A broken cable at the Arecibo Observatory …

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Puerto Rico’s chaotic and unfinished concern about voter repression

Puerto Ricans like Carmen Damaris Quiñones Torres still don’t know who their candidates for governor are, two days after the island held a chaotic primary election designed to determine who will vote in November. Quiñones Torres, who lives in the town of Trujillo Alto, was preparing to vote in Puerto Rico’s primary on Sunday when she found out that her …

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The Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico is badly damaged

Unfortunately, this is not the first setback Arecibo has suffered. There were major financial problems in 2008 and 2016. Then, like much of Puerto Rico, the observatory suffered significant damage during Hurricane Maria. Things seemed to change in 2018 when a UCF-led group took over operations from the National Science Foundation and Arecibo received a $ 19 million grant from …

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Puerto Ricos Primary goes off the rails

In the meantime, Vázquez called the situation “a disaster” and called for the President of the Electoral Commission to resign. “They made the people of Puerto Rico, not the candidates, believe they were prepared,” she said. “Today the opposite was evident. You lied.” Her party’s president, Thomas Rivera Schatz, held a joint press conference with the president of the main …

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Puerto Rico had to partially suspend the primary election due to missing ballot papers: “It’s an embarrassment”

Puerto Rico was forced to partially suspend voting for primary elections hampered by missing ballot papers on Sunday when officials asked the President of the US Territory Election Commission to resign. Primaries for polling stations that did not receive ballots by early afternoon are expected to be postponed while voting continues elsewhere, the commission said. “I’ve never seen anything like …

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