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Puerto Rico’s Ignored Public Health Crisis

July 28, 2013, 5:55 pm

Puerto Rico has one of the highest HIV/Aids infection rates in the United States, and more than 50% of these cases are caused by intravenous drug use. Read more…

Dia De San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival

May 26, 2013, 9:24 am

Footage from the Dia De San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival in San Diego, California

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Benicio del Toro wins Donostia Award for lifetime career

Benicio del Toro wins Donostia Award for lifetime career

0 by / on September 28, 2014, 8:27 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment, Movies / Film

EFE — An emotional Benicio del Toro received the Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival for the “effort” he has put into his lifetime career, a prize the actor dedicated to the “little piece of land” where he was born – Puerto Rico, where he first went to the movies and learned to “dream,” “love,” and have “self-respect.” […]

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Prince Royce urges Hispanics to stay in school

Prince Royce urges Hispanics to stay in school

0 by / on September 28, 2014, 8:13 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment

Los Angeles (EFE). — Bachata singer Prince Royce stressed the importance of education and urged students not to drop out during a visit to Los Angeles High School as part of the Latin Grammy in the Schools program. The New York singer, the recipient of seven Latin Grammy nominations and winner of 19 Billboard Latin Music Awards, told Efe Tuesday […]

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Enrique Iglesias, Calle 13 dominate Latin Grammy nominations

Enrique Iglesias, Calle 13 dominate Latin Grammy nominations

0 by / on September 28, 2014, 7:47 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment, Music

EFE — Enrique Iglesias came away Wednesday with five Latin Grammy Awards nominations, including best recording and best song of the year, while the Puerto Rican band Calle 13 collected nine nominations. Iglesias’s “Bailando,” a number with the collaboration of Cuban acts Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, was the hit that took the Spanish performer to the top in […]

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Agriculture experts warn of lack of food security in Puerto Rico

Agriculture experts warn of lack of food security in Puerto Rico

0 by / on September 25, 2014, 9:16 am / in Puerto Rico News

Puerto Rico Agriculture SAN JUAN (EFE) – Puerto Rico is far from achieving food security because it imports 85 to 87 percent of its daily food consumption, partly due to neglect of the island’s farm sector as well as to increased urban development in recent decades, several experts told EFE. Gladys González, professor of agricultural economics at the University of […]

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Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez expecting her 1st baby

Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez expecting her 1st baby

0 by / on September 19, 2014, 9:28 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment

EFE — Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez and fiance Toni Costa announced Friday that they are expecting their first baby, something that the future mom considers a “dream” after overcoming breast cancer eight years ago. “Today is a day in which I want to share with all of you the happiness that life has given me. I’ve asked God so […]

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Reggaeton Star Wisin Opens Nabo Restaurant in Puerto Rico

Reggaeton Star Wisin Opens Nabo Restaurant in Puerto Rico

0 by / on September 18, 2014, 1:43 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment, Food

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (EFE). — Wisin, formally half of the reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, is diversifying with the inauguration of a 130seat, retro chic themed restaurant in this San Juan suburb. The Nabo Restaurant, Wisin told Efe, “realizes a yearning of many years to do something different, to show people that I can thrive in different areas.” Juan Luis […]

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Want To Be On A Puerto Rican TV Show?

Want To Be On A Puerto Rican TV Show?

0 by / on August 30, 2014, 6:40 pm / in Entertainment, Television

Are you a Puerto Rican who is interested in being on television show? Read on! CASTING CALL: ARE YOU A PUERTO RICAN LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES? Are you keeping your culture alive in your community? Are you part of a large, multi-generational family? Perhaps you live in ‘Little Puerto Rico’… Or you’ve built your own scene in another town […]

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Watch the New York Puerto Rican Parade LIVE Online!

Watch the New York Puerto Rican Parade LIVE Online!

0 by / on June 5, 2014, 11:09 am / in Entertainment, Events, Featured

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City attracts nearly 2 million spectators every year. But just because you aren’t in New York doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the festivities, thanks to the internet you can watch a live stream of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in the comfort of your own home! More information below: […]

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Puerto Rico advance to final match in Men’s Pool R

Puerto Rico advance to final match in Men’s Pool R

0 by / on May 24, 2014, 1:56 pm / in Sports

Ponce, Puerto Rico, May 24, 2014 – Puerto Rico secured a spot in the decisive match of the NORCECA Men’s World Championship Qualification Tournament Pool R with a 25-13, 25-20, 25-19 victory over Mexico on Friday. Puerto Rico showed an aggressive game from the start led by the attack of Maurice Torres and Juan Figueroa who finished with 12 points […]

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2014 California Puerto Rican Festivals

2014 California Puerto Rican Festivals

27 by / on March 16, 2014, 11:20 am / in Events, Featured, Puerto Rican Festivals

Updated: April 6, 2014 It’s about that time again! Time for the 2014 Puerto Rican Festivals in California. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Isla Del Encanto Puerto Rican Festival SUNDAY April 27, 2014 10 AM -7 PM Treder Park 6250 Pine Ave, Bell CA Children 12 and under: FREE Before March 31st: $15 April 1st-26th: $20 […]

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