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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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  • Hurricane Irene: “It’ll be a nail biter for us”

     
    Central Florida is eyeing Hurricane Irene very closely, as the ninth named storm of the year hits Puerto Rico this morning and could be on a path to come up Florida by the end of this week. Volusia County Emergency Management Director Charlie Craig's...
  • Obama and his aides hail governments' response to Tropical Storm Irene

     
    Full text of remarks by Obama, Janet Napolitano and FEMA Director Craig Fugate....
  • Coming up at Central Florida Zoo

     
    Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, on U.S. Highway 17-92 west of Sanford, is making plans for the next three months: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3-5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Food Truck Phenomenon Treat your taste buds to a variety of foods...
  • Emily tracking toward Florida and SE coast

     
    Tropical Storm Emily continues to menace the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola today. And looking ahead, the forecast storm track shows the storm moving on toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by this weekend. For......
  • New tropical storm heads for Haiti, Dominican Rep.

     
    The fifth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season has formed in the Caribbean Sea near the island of Dominica. The forecast track would carry the storm south of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, then across the Dominican Republic and......
  • Puerto Rico’s constitution (ELA) turns 58 today

     
    The ELA (Free Associated State, by its English translation), the contract and constitution that defines the current relationship between P.R. and the U.S., turns 58 today. It is a day that the three main political parties in the island mark in a different...
  • Cotto-Margarito second bout set for New York

     
    The promoter of Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito Wednesday selected Madison Square Garden as the site for the Dec. 3 bout between the adversaries who previously engaged in a 2008 classic still stained by Margarito later being busted for nearly......
  • Obama’s PR visit, a strategy to get votes in Florida?

     
    Puerto Rico has been absent from the travel calendar of sitting American presidents for five decades now. The last one of them to visit the island was John F. Kennedy, almost exactly 50 years ago. Not even hurricane Hugo in all of its category-five...
  • Summer at Central Florida Zoo

     
    Summer calendar of activities from Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens: Tuesday, June 7: Snake Awareness Class, 7-9 p.m., for those 12 or older. This program helps people properly identify venomous and non-venomous snakes.  What to do (and what not...
  • Taylor Swift, Shania Twain bring back 'Thelma & Louise'; who will play Brad Pitt?

     
    Taylor Swift and Shania Twain channeled characters from "Thelma & Louise" for a Country Music Television Awards show pre-taped clip. Shania Twain will appear on the CMT Awards, while Taylor Swift is up for awards in three categories....
  • Dozens of Central Valley gang leaders arrested in one-day sweep

     
    Police arrested 75 alleged gang leaders Tuesday in a one-day sweep in the Central Valley for offenses including attempted murder and drug trafficking, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris said Wednesday. The raids, which involved helicopters and canine units,...