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‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/us/puerto-rico-earthquake.html/?2020-01-07T14%3A40%3A43%2000%3A00 ‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico The state of chaos that followed the 2017 storm robbed Puerto Ricans of any belief that their leaders could manage another natural disaster. Video 0:09/1:38 transcript Puerto Rico Earthquake … Continue reading

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2020 Puerto Rico earthquakes – Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico with the recent earthquake activity in the news? YES

Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico?  The answer is YES. Despite the recent earthquakes in the news in Puerto Rico, it is safe to visit.  First of all, most tourists arrive at the airport in SJU, San Juan, which … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the US territory

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-01-10/puerto-ricos-earthquakes-pile-up-fresh-struggles-for-the-u-s-territory Puerto Rico’s earthquakes pile up fresh challenges for the U.S. territory A Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, church was heavily damaged in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake. (Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times) By Jorge Castillo Jan. 10, 2020 9 AM GUAYANILLA, Puerto … Continue reading

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‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake on January 11, 2020

http://news.trust.org/item/20200111010733-010sr ‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake by Reuters Saturday, 11 January 2020 01:40 GMT (Adds comment from Yauco resident, background on aftershocks) By Ricardo Ortiz YAUCO, Puerto Rico, Jan 10 (Reuters) – A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked … Continue reading

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Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely

https://theconversation.com/earthquake-forecast-for-puerto-rico-dozens-more-large-aftershocks-are-likely-129874 Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely January 14, 2020 4.43pm EST Author Richard Aster Professor of Geophysics and Department Head, Colorado State University Disclosure statement Richard Aster has received funding for earthquake research from the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members, related to scandal that led to PR governor’s resignation

  Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members Puerto Rico Justice Dept. asks for Special Independent Prosecutor for Telegram chat members By Center for Investigative Journalism on January 12, 2020 By  Luis J. Valentín … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/puerto-rico-earthquake-aftershocks-again-rattle-coastline-as-residents-deal-with-disaster-after-disaster/2020/01/11/f3c843a6-347f-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster (The Washington Post) By Arelis R. Hernández and Cristina Corujo  January 11, 2020 at 5:35 PM EST GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped … Continue reading

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