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PMI Puerto Rico Awarded Franchise of The Year After Overcoming Disaster Brought by Hurricane Maria to Achieve Business Growth

  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/ Oct. 31, 2018 (STL.News)– PMI Puerto Rico has been named 2018 Franchise of the Year by Property Management Inc. (PMI). Every year PMI grants this award to a franchise that shows leadership and innovation while magnifying the PMI franchise model and PMI Puerto Rico, led by owner Miguel Hernandez, is … Continue reading PMI Puerto Rico Awarded Franchise of The Year After Overcoming Disaster Brought by Hurricane Maria to Achieve Business Growth

Pennsylvania News: Wavy Boyz Gang Member, Robert Fields Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to three years and 10 months in prison followed by six years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Wavy Boyz Gang Member, Robert Fields Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Tesla, others ID’d for Puerto Rico public-private alliances

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has tentatively chosen Tesla as one of 13 companies it might form public-private partnerships with as it rebuilds from Hurricane Maria. Officials said Friday that the projects include creating an energy storage system, modernizing the island’s water and sewer meters and updating a ferry transportation system. The other … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Tesla, others ID’d for Puerto Rico public-private alliances

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Study: Post-Maria contracts go to mainland, not Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A study published Wednesday found that the bulk of federal funds slated for post-hurricane reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico are going to mainland companies, despite a federal provision that states local companies should receive priority. Of the nearly $5 billion allocated by the U.S. government by late August for work … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Study: Post-Maria contracts go to mainland, not Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico’s most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago. The serenade in Yabucoa, a fishing and farming town of 37,000 … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico sues insurance companies amid unresolved claims

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s government is suing insurance companies that officials say have not responded quickly enough to claims filed after Hurricane Maria hit nearly a year ago. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Tuesday that the lawsuits aim to prevent companies from dropping claims because they have allegedly expired. He said insurance companies … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico sues insurance companies amid unresolved claims

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | ‘Isaac’ drops rain on Puerto Rico, sparks outages

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Power outages are being reported across Puerto Rico as Tropical Depression Isaac drops rain across the U.S. territory. Forecasters on Friday warned of flash flooding and wind gusts of 25 to 40 mph. The tropical storm remnants are passing south of the island and moving west across the Caribbean region. … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | ‘Isaac’ drops rain on Puerto Rico, sparks outages

WASHINGTON | The Latest: WH: ‘Liberal media,’ mayor spread misinformation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s claim that 3,000 people did not die because of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year (all times local): 8:10 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump was responding to the “liberal media” and the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, when he tweeted that “3,000 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: WH: ‘Liberal media,’ mayor spread misinformation