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  1. Meet Eleanor Parker Sapia, author of 'A Decent Woman'Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Puerto Rican-born novelist, Eleanor Parker Sapia, was raised in the United States, Puerto Rico , and Europe. Eleanor's life experiences as a counselor, alternative health practitioner, a Spanish language social worker, and a refugee case worker inspire her passion for writing.

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  2. Puerto Rico Readies for Largest Cruise ShipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marine News

    Thanks to a pier expansion and enhancement, Puerto Rico will welcome the two largest cruise ships in the world, Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, in 2016. This announcement is part of the commitment made under the administration of Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla to attract mega-cruise ships to the island, once the renovation of the Pier 3 is completed.

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  3. Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan Announces Debut of Brand New CaribarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bottom Line

    December 9, 1949 - the grand opening of the 300 room Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico This was the first hotel built in Puerto Rico after World War II. The hotel is credited by historians and industry veterans with starting the modern day tourism business in Puerto Rico.

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  4. Puerto Rico prepares for luxury shopping amid recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Deseret News

    In this Monday, March 23, 2015 photo, a man uses an escalator inside Saks Fifth Ave, in the newly built, The Mall of San Juan in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While a decade-long recession has forced many Puerto Ricans to seek a more affordable life on the U.S. mainland, some of the world's priciest retailers are opening stores here at the new $475 million luxury mall built alongside one of the island's most crime-ridden public housing projects.

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  5. United States v. Molina Ga"MezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | FindLaw

    Before TORRUELLA, LIPEZ, and BARRON, Circuit Judges. Leonardo M. Aldridge-Kontos, Assistant Federal Public Defender, with whom HA ctor E. GuzmA n-Silva, Jr., Federal Public Defender, HA ctor L. Ramos-Vega, Assistant Federal Public Defender, and Liza L. Rosado-RodrA guez, Research and Writing Specialist, were on brief, for appellant.

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  6. NASA wants to pluck a boulder from an asteroid. But which asteroid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    A shape model of the near-Earth asteroid 2008 EV5, which is the leading target for NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission. The big asteroid 2008 EV5 may end up giving a piece of itself in the name of science and exploration.

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  7. Taubman's Mall of San Juan opens in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chain Store Age

    San Juan -- The Mall of San Juan, the first upscale shopping center in Puerto Rico, officially opened its doors on March 26. The 650,000-sq.-ft. shopping center, developed through a partnership between Taubman and New Century Development, has a retail line-up includes the Caribbean's only Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue.

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  8. Mall of San Juan opens in Puerto RicoRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Retailing Today

    The mall is certainly not dead in Puerto Rico, where Taubman Centers Inc. held the grand opening for the Mall of San Juan on Thursday. The island's first upscale shopping center features a singular collection of retailers, more than 60% of which are unique-to-market and the Caribbean's only Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue.

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  9. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | North Country Now

    Several NCAA D3 baseball teams will spend a culturally rich, economical Spring Break 2016 in Puerto Rico from March 5-13 participating in the Clemente Cup Baseball Tournament. Organizers are looking to finish filling out the 12-16 team field within the next several weeks.

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  10. Making the most of it when your tour is canceled on Silversea Silver ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Examiner.com

    Bummer! The snorkel excursion we pre-booked on MySilversea.com before our 14-day Caribbean cruise on the Silver Shadow, in San Juan was canceled by the tour operator and on our anniversary. Since we didn't find a fitting substitute we winged it and everything turned our great.

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  11. MoreRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Art Daily

    Belgium's ambassador to the US, Johan Verbeke, speaks during the press preview of "The Three Magi reunited" by Peter Paul Rubens at the National Gallery of Art on March 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. The three paintings by the Flemish master are being reunited for the first time in over 130 years.

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  12. Illinois man drowns while surfing in Puerto Rico, police sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities in Puerto Rico say a 35-year-old U.S. tourist has drowned while surfing on the island's west coast. Police say Bryan Wright of Illinois died Wednesday at the popular tourist town of Rincon after falling off his board in rough seas.

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  13. #1 tip to save money on lodging - be flexibleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Tripso.com

    Assume your destination and dates of travel are fixed, because you found a great airfare . Otherwise, I would start this post by saying be flexible about the dates and areas you stay.

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  14. Risk Management a Giant quake, tsunami risks identified More than 20...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Insurance

    More than 20 subduction zones could produce giant earthquakes and tsunamis such as those that devastated the Tohoku, Japan, area in 2011, according to a tsunami risk study released by Risk Management Solutions Inc. The Newark, California-based catastrophe modeling firm looked at all subduction zones - where one tectonic plate moves under another - capable of producing magnitude-9 earthquakes for the study "Coastlines at Risk of Giant Earthquakes & Their Mega-Tsunamis." This included dormant subduction zones.

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  15. Windstar Cruises Announces 2016 Voyage CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | PRWeb

    Windstar Cruises , recently named as World's Best Small Ship Cruise Line by Conde Nast Traveler, opens their 2016 voyages for sale today. The collection features 11 new voyages and 30 new ports of call.

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  16. Giant quake, tsunami risks identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Insurance

    More than 20 subduction zones could produce giant earthquakes and tsunamis such as those that devastated the Tohoku, Japan, area in 2011, according to a tsunami risk study released by Risk Management Solutions Inc. The Newark, California-based catastrophe modeling firm looked at all subduction zones - where one tectonic plate moves under another - capable of producing magnitude-9 earthquakes for the study "Coastlines at Risk of Giant Earthquakes & Their Mega-Tsunamis." This included dormant subduction zones.

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  17. Walled Cities of the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Google Sightseeing

    In many people's imaginations, walled cities are associated with medieval Europe, but such cities exist all over the world. In this post we look at walled cities from around the Caribbean, most of which are legacies of Spanish colonisation.

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  18. #1 tip to save money on lodging - be flexibleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Tripso.com

    Assume your destination and dates of travel are fixed, because you found a great airfare . Otherwise, I would start this post by saying be flexible about the dates and areas you stay.

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  19. RMS Study Shows Significant Tsunami Risk in Caribbean, MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Insurance Journal West

    RMS, the catastrophe risk management firm, has released a global tsunami risk study that identifies more than 20 subduction zones worldwide capable of generating a giant earthquake and tsunami - similar in scale to the March 11, 2011, Tohoku, Japan event. The new study, which uses the newly released RMS Global Tsunami Scenario Catalog, reveals many coastal populations, industrial clusters, ports and vacation resorts at risk from this underestimated tsunami threat.

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  20. Four Years After the Tohoku Earthquake, RMS Releases Global Tsunami Risk StudyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Business Wire

    The new study , which uses the newly released RMS Global Tsunami Scenario Catalog, reveals many coastal populations, industrial clusters, ports and vacation resorts at risk from this underestimated tsunami threat. To conduct the study, RMS examined all subduction zones worldwide capable of producing magnitude 9.0 earthquakes, including those considered dormant or inactive.

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