Political campaigns will cost over $ 5 million in public funds

While the Popular Democratic Party (PPD), he Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) and the Dignity Project they welcomed the “Alternative Voluntary Fund”, which grants the parties and their candidate for governor up to $ 1 million in public money to finance the election campaign, the Electoral Comptroller’s Office keeps waiting for the New Progressive Party … Read more

Unemployment applicants will be able to see in the system what their controversial points consist of

The Secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), Carlos J. Rivera Santiago, reported that from today the claimant will be able to identify the reason for his controversial point so that he can submit the corresponding information through the “uploader” available on the platform from the Department. “From today, any person who … Read more

Tropical depression eleven forms and is projected to pass north of Puerto Rico

The tropical wave that was under observation by the National Hurricane Center (CNH) became the tropical depression number 11 of the hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the CNH projection, the atmospheric phenomenon would be happening to the northeast of Puerto Rico during the next Sunday. At 5:00 in the afternoon, the tropical … Read more

Protests in Portland leave 24 detainees and one officer injured

PORTLAND— Protesters in Portland disobeyed police orders to withdraw and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and fireworks at officers as unrest continued Saturday in this northwestern city. An Oregon State Police patrolman suffered a head injury when he was struck by a stone, police said in a statement. The state of health of that … Read more

Brazil exceeds 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil passed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday and, five months after the first reported case, the country has no obvious signs of overcoming the disease. This country with about 210 million inhabitants has reported an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since … Read more

Wanda Vázquez denies having promised televisions to inmates in exchange for votes

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced denied having promised televisions and benefits of visits to inmates in exchange for votes in her favor in the New Progressive Party (PNP) primaries. In a interview with Telemundo, the president expressed surprise with said allegations that she classified as false and of which, she assured, she was not aware. “The … Read more

Fire kills at least 11 in Czech Republic

PRAGUE— At least 11 people have been killed and 10 more injured in a fire at a departmental building in the northeast of the Czech Republic, officials said Saturday, some of whom hinted that the fire may have been intentionally set.Police said the fire broke out Saturday afternoon on the 11th floor of a 13-story … Read more

Governor stresses that she will not debate Pierluisi ahead of the primaries

Six days after primary, The governor Wanda Vazquez He insisted that he is not willing to participate in a debate with his rival for the non-progressive candidacy, Pedro Pierluisi, since it aspires that, once the event is over, the party remains “united” for the general elections from November 3. “From the first day I said … Read more

These are the 18 municipalities that AT&T added to its 5G network

AT&T’s 5G network is now available to individual customers and businesses across the United States and the island of Puerto Rico, the telecommunications company reported. AT&T launched 5G in Puerto Rico at the end of June, starting with 58 municipalities, and during the month of July the expansion works were completed to cover the entire … Read more

Governor opens a new retirement window in the Government

Less than a week from the primaries for the candidacy for the government of the New Progressive Party (PNP), President Wanda Vázquez signed into law three senatorial measures that seek to increase the retirement benefits of broad sectors of public sector employees. Among the measures signed this morning was Senate Bill (PS) 1616, to create … Read more