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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Krugman calls out Trump for cholera in Puerto Rico, CDC does not anticipate

It’s so unfortunate that politics trumps everything in 2017 (no pun intended), so much to the point that it is nauseating to continue to read and hear about. Whether it be the NFL or Dr. Seuss books, it is More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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NFL, Trump and kneeling overshadow Puerto Rico disaster in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Scroll through social media and there are likely many more posts and emotional rants about the NFL, kneeling during the National Anthem and President Trump’s tweets over the topic. In there somewhere is the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Florida on watch, Three more dead in Puerto Rico as one million are without power

Florida is on high alert and has ordered evacuations, while the Carolinas and Georgia have also declared emergencies as Hurricane Irma rages closer. Now three deaths have been reported in Puerto Rico with more than More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Guardians of the Galaxy 2′ ‘Avatar 2’ ‘Star Trek 4’ star Zoe Saldana says Trump ‘bullyied’ by Hollywood, calls for unity

In sharp contrast with the liberal bias of Hollywood, Avatar star Zoe Saldana spoke out against the celebrities and their bullying of Donald Trump. “We got cocky and became arrogant and we also became bullies,” More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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President Obama blames ‘hateful propaganda’ of Internet for Omar Mateen terrorist attack

President Barack Obama traveled to Orlando on Thursday to pay his respects to the victims of a deadly terrorist attack on a gay nightclub that claimed 49 lives. “Today, once again, as has been true too many More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Pentagon blamed for ‘live anthrax’ shipped all over the globe

New reports are pointing to the Pentagon and “ineffective sterilization methods for killing the deadly bacteria” as reasons for live anthrax shipped to over 192 chemical labs over the past ten years. As More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Puerto Rico: The Greece of the Caribbean

When I make speeches about fiscal policy, I oftentimes share a table showing the many nations that have made big progress by enforcing spending restraint over multi-year periods. Image/CIA I then ask audiences a More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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Martin Freeman cast in ‘Civil War,’ as production begins

Marvel Studios has commenced principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on “Captain America: Civil War,” the third installment of its Super Hero franchise. The production will shoot on location More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000

Despite all the efforts the Dominican Republic Health Ministry have taken to get the chikungunya outbreak in the country under control, the number of cases continue to increase, and sometimes increase greatly, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Puerto Rico declares chikungunya an epidemic, more than 200 cases reported

El Departamento de Salud in Puerto Rico has declared an epidemic of the chikungunya virus because it is new to the island, the population has no antibodies against it, and cases are concentrated in one region, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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San Juan teen the first chikungunya case in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) has reported the first confirmed case of chikungunya virus on the Caribbean island yesterday, according to the Department’s Facebook More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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Chikungunya outbreak grows to 26 confirmed cases on St. Martin

Local health authorities of the French Caribbean Islands reported 26 confirmed and 12 probable autochthonous, or locally acquired, cases of chikungunya on the island of Saint Martin, according to a European Centre More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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Scorpion grounds JetBlue flight, plane taken out of service

Witnesses say scorpion was about 4 inches long. A JetBlue plane was taken out of service Tuesday afternoon for inspection after a scorpion was spotted sitting between a woman’s legs during a flight from San More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 4th, 2013
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Details of fiscal cliff deal reveal special loopholes for Hollywood, banks, insurance companies and race track owners

Now that President Obama signed of on the “Fiscal Cliff” tax deal, many of the details are surfacing. Friday analysis revealed more than 50 tax breaks tied to lobbyists, special interests or big businesses. Photo/donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Puerto Rico overrun by Caimans as heavy rains flood the island

Heavy rains have turned the Puerto Rican coast into a haven for caimans. Spectacled Caiman, St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri, 2005. Robert Lawton The caimans, relatives of alligators, have exploded in and around More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
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Tropical Storm Emily may hit Florida by the weekend

A tropical storm that could be headed for Florida has has stalled south of Puerto Rico. The forecast predicts that Tropical Storm Emily is making its path toward Puerto Rico and Hispaniola, warning of possible More...


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