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Puerto Rico’s Ignored Public Health Crisis

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Dia De San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival

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Rosie Perez Wants to Open Doors for More Women

Rosie Perez Wants to Open Doors for More Women

0 by / on December 4, 2014, 10:27 pm / in Celebrities, Entertainment, Television

Photo credit: rosieperezbrooklyn on Instagram Actress Rosie Perez confirmed Wednesday in an interview with Efe that she was feeling “marvelous,” about being the first Latina to co-host “The View” on ABC, a situation that she believes can open doors for other women. “I wouldn’t say I’m proud of being the first Latina, because if I were to say that I’d […]

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Jantony Ortiz Ready for Sergio Lopez

Jantony Ortiz Ready for Sergio Lopez

0 by / on December 4, 2014, 9:58 pm / in Boxing, Sports

Photo credit: Cotto Promotions Unbeaten flyweight prospect Jantony Ortiz (3-0, 2 KOs) is working hard to become 100% ready to fight Mexican boxer Sergio Lopez (2-2-1). The fight will take place at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday, December 13th. After winning a narrow victory against Gilberto Mendoza (4-4, 1 KO) in Orlando, Florida last October 4th, the […]

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Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate Decreases

Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate Decreases

0 by / on November 23, 2014, 1:41 pm / in Puerto Rico News

The unemployment rate decreases as the island of Puerto Rico is still struggling to emerge from the economic crisis Image credit: Svilen Milev San Juan, Puerto Rico – The unemployment rate in Puerto Rico has decreased as the U.S. territory is struggling to rebound from the economic crisis for almost a decade. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the […]

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Celebrate the Discovery of Puerto Rico in Hollywood!

Celebrate the Discovery of Puerto Rico in Hollywood!

0 by / on November 14, 2014, 10:54 am / in Entertainment, Music

Come celebrate the release of Antillano on the day of the Discovery of Puerto Rico, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the world-famous Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood! Puerto Rican Film Composer and Pianist Raymond Torres-Santos will perform his newest CD Antillano LIVE! Raymond Torres-Santos will be joined by friends and studio musicians Justo Almario (sax), Ramón Stagnaro (guitar), Richie Garcia […]

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Marc Anthony marries Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima in Dominican Republic

Marc Anthony marries Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima in Dominican Republic

0 by / on November 12, 2014, 8:09 am / in Celebrities, Entertainment

EFE — Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony married his girlfriend, Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima, on Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, sources close to the artist told Efe. #FlorPálida. Estrena mañana en @Telemundo y el viernes en @Vevo Una foto publicada por SHANNON DE LIMA (@shadelima) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:50 PDT The ceremony was held at the home […]

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Puerto Rican Prisioner Captured 3 Days After Escape

Puerto Rican Prisioner Captured 3 Days After Escape

0 by / on November 11, 2014, 1:51 pm / in Puerto Rico News

EFE — Puerto Rican authorities announced Tuesday that, with the public’s help, they managed to capture a prisoner who last week broke out of the prison in the town of Arecibo, on the island’s northern coast. The head of the island’s corrections and rehabilitation department, Jose Negron Fernandez, said in a communique that authorities arrested Haville Vega Perez, 21, on […]

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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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