Saturday May 11
Puerto Rico to Cut Off Water to Non-payers
Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority announced that it is cutting off service to customers who don't pay their bills, including the municipal government of Arecibo.
Puerto Rico votes on US ties and...
Citizens in the U.S. island territory cannot vote in the U.S. presidential election, but many were excited to participate in a referendum that could push the territory toward statehood, greater autonomy or independence.
200,000 Trees Reported Felled in Valuable Puerto Rico Forest
An environmental organization reported the cutting of close to 200,000 trees on Monte Barinas, an area on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico whose subtropical dry forest is of great ecological value for its now-endangered native vegetation and fauna.
Leatherback Nesting Ground Protected By New Law
The governor of Puerto Rico has signed a new law protecting an area of land along the northeastern coast of the island - a region known as a major nesting site for the world's largest turtle species, the leatherback .
Puerto Rico protects premier turtle nesting site
Puerto Rico's governor on Saturday signed a law to protect a swath of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species.