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  1. Former Republican Gov. of Puerto Rico Tells Latino Voters To 'Break The Shackles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Former Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno told a crowd gathered at Tequilas restaurant in Waterbury to "break the shackles" of one party rule. "No one can be beholden to one party just because throughout history a community has voted one way or another," Fortuno said.


  2. Seeking An Edge, Foley Courts Latino VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Three days before Election Day, Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley courted Latino voters at a rally with former Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno marking an effort by the challenger candidate to pick off votes from a community that traditionally leans Democrat.


  3. Thousands march in solidarity with KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Peninsula

    Kurdish protesters shout slogans during a demonstration calling for support for the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane in Diyarbakir, Turkey, yesterday. ISTANBUL: Thousands of people yesterday took to the streets of Turkey and major European cities in a show of solidarity with the mainly Kurdish Syrian town of Kobane which has been besieged by jihadists for over six weeks.


  4. Boko Haram denies cease-fire, leader says he married off kidnapped girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Mashable

    The leader of Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the Nigerian government, and said he married off the more than 200 schoolgirls that the Islamic extremist group kidnapped. In a new video released late Friday night, Abubakar Shekau dashed hopes for a prisoner exchange to get the girls released.


  5. BJP is rival NC Cong just spoilers PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Hindustan Times

    The People's Democratic Party on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party is its main opponent in Jammu and Kashmir elections. The Congress and the National Conference will be reduced to just `spoilers,' it said.


  6. Prominent Shia leader and People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate injured in clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | DNA India

    Prominent Shia leader and People's Democratic Party candidate, Imran Raza Ansari, was on Saturday injured during a clash between two groups of the community at a religious rally in Budgam district of central Kashmir, sparking protests by his supporters in parts of the Valley. Ansari, who is PDP candidate from Pattan Assembly seat, was allegedly hit on the head during a clash between two rival groups of Shias at Khandah village this morning, eye-witnesses said.


  7. Spartans Sweep UTC In Conference Volleyball MatchRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... in the first and third frames. Chattanooga managed one block in the contest. Juniors Julimar Alvarado (San Juan, Puerto Rico) and Lauren Gainer (Boca Raton, Fla.) combined for a block in the first set, but the Spartans would out-block the Mocs by ...


  8. Andy has overtaken my real name, Kenneth Okonkwo cries outRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    Popular Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, is currently worried. This is not because he's no longer getting scripts as an actor, but simply because the character he played in that foremost movie, Living in Bondage , is seriously posing a big challenge to him.


  9. Former Puerto Rico mayor pleads guilty to soliciting and accepting bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The former mayor of the municipality of Ro Grande, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty on Friday to soliciting and receiving approximately $39,000 in cash bribes from a contractor who sought to be awarded three construction inspection contracts with the municipality of Ro Grande. According to his plea agreement, Eduard Rivera-Correa, 61, while mayor of Ro Grande in early 2010, requested that a contractor make regular kickback payments in exchange for the award of three construction inspection contracts worth a total of $329,000. 1 comment

  10. Brother Jimmy's Commemorates 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Brother Jimmy's, New York City's born and bred Southern-themed icon, announced today it will be commemorating its 25th Anniversary with a 25-day campaign, starting November 1st. Brother Jimmy's celebrates its evolution from a single, simple Southern bar with authentic food to a well-recognized brand consistently delivering genuine Southern hospitality at 11 locations in New York City, New Brunswick, NJ, White Plains, NY, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Miami.


  11. Deal puts Convergence Packaging under Comar's umbrellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Plastics News

    ... diagnostic, health and personal care markets from manufacturing locations in Buena, N.J., and Cayey, Puerto Rico. Convergence Packaging was created through the acquisition of three companies - Scandia Plastics LLC, Paradigm Packaging Inc., and ...


  12. No right to marriage, Puerto Rican judge says - Lambda Legal to appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Seattle Gay News

    On October 21, U.S. District Judge Juan Perez-Gimenez dismissed a suit challenging Puerto Rico's ban on Gay and Lesbian marriages 'for want of a substantial federal question.' Perez-Gimenez was merely repeating language the U.S. Supreme Court used in the 1972 Baker v.


  13. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste's (ASR) CEO Adolfo Castro on Q3 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... and Exchange Commission and the Mexican Stock Exchange. Let me start by providing a brief update on San Juan, Puerto Rico International airport. And afterwards I will over the results for the quarter. Passenger traffic at San Juan airport was 2.2 ...


  14. Hopkins-Kovalev: Czar Glazkov Faces Darnell WilsonRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Boxing Scene

    ... from around the globe enter the ring to showcase their skills on the world stage. Pugilists from the Ukraine, Puerto Rico, France, Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia and the United States will be featured, making November 8 a testament to the worldwide appeal ...


  15. Hyatt Breaks Ground on Fourth Hotel in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Hotel Business

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation, PRISA Group and McConnell Valds Consulting have broken ground on Puerto Rico's fourth Hyatt-branded select service hotel, the $29.7-million Hyatt Place San Juan. The announcement comes on the heels of the recent opening of the 126-room Hyatt House San Juan, which opened Oct. 1, and confirms Hyatt's commitment to Puerto Rico and the region.


  16. Photos: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Putting in Hard WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Boxing Scene

    Featherweight contender Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. , now back with his father, is training hard for his next fight on November 1st at the Coliseo Hector Sola Bezares in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The opponent, over ten rounds, is Jonathan Arrellano .


  17. PM Modis relief package draws flak from Kashmir partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    "I hoped some clarity as to whether this money is an installment towards the full package," said chief minister Omar Abdullah. NC spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu, while seconding the CM's statement, said, "If it's the final relief amount then we are disappointed.


  18. Operation Hope Celebrates Success of How the Poor Can Save CapitalismRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Economic Forum in Le Havre. In the upcoming weeks he will deliver "The Memo" in Istanbul, Turkey and San Juan, Puerto Rico. In the United States, Mr. Bryant has traveled coast-to-coast and everywhere in-between. In San Francisco, American ...


  19. Communities Seek Criminal Investigation of Chevron CEORead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Scoop

    Rainforest communities in Ecuador today requested that an international court open a criminal investigation of Chevron CEO John Watson and other high-level officers of the company over their role in violating international humanitarian law by obstructing a court-mandated clean-up of toxic contamination in the Amazon, putting thousands of lives at risk.


  20. Puerto Rico authorities foil heroin smuggling attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to San Juan Office of Field Operations discovered 2.55 kilograms of heroin concealed within a vehicle arriving from the Dominican Republic on the ferry on Friday. While performing inbound inspections of passenger vehicles that arrived from Dominican Republic onboard the M/V Caribbean Fantasy, CBP officers performed a thorough inspection of one of the vehicles and discovered, hidden within it, 134 pellets of a substance that subsequently field tested positive for the properties of heroin.