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Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months, as published 7-6-20

Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months Written By Mivette Vega Originally Published July 6, 2020 3:55 pm EDT Last weekend, during the July 4 holiday, beaches, malls, and … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to demand COVID-19 test results from passengers arriving in PR

https://apnews.com/863e66c41e5a5ded60b2e8beac2f485f Puerto Rico to demand COVID-19 test results from passengers By DÁNICA COTO 6-30-20 FILE – In this May 21, 2020 file photo, a Puerto Rican flag flies on an empty beach at Ocean Park, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico extends coronavirus curfew, reopens more places

https://apnews.com/df4107f46517ea0b13d832a6744f2221 Puerto Rico extends coronavirus curfew, reopens more places By DÁNICA COTO 6-29-2020 Governor Wanda Vazquez Garced offers a press conference to announce the extension of the Covid-19 curfew until June 15, while detailing the new sectors of the country … Continue reading

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Welcome to Puerto Rico, Now Line Up for Your Virus Screening

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/welcome-to-puerto-rico-now-line-up-for-your-virus-screening Welcome to Puerto Rico, Now Line Up for Your Virus Screening Jim Wyss May 23 2020, 5:30 PMMay 24 2020, 3:36 AM   (Bloomberg) —   Known for its world-class beaches, laid-back vibe and status as a natural-disaster magnet, … Continue reading

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Apex owner says Maldonado deceived him about the Puerto Rican Coronavirus testing kit scandal

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/apexownersaysmaldonadodeceivedhim-2569677 Apex owner says Maldonado deceived him Rodríguez Lopez says his ex-lawyer made the deal behind his back and he did not find out about it until the last minute Tuesday, May 19, 2020 – 10:06 AM By Javier Colón … Continue reading

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From Brisbane to Puerto Rico: how a $38m Covid-19 test kit deal turned sour

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/07/from-brisbane-to-puerto-rico-how-a-38m-covid-19-test-kit-deal-turned-sour From Brisbane to Puerto Rico: how a $38m Covid-19 test kit deal turned sour Coronavirus outbreak The obscure Australian company Promedical said it could supply kits desperately needed by the US territory. But its claims did not stand up … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Lags Behind Everywhere Else in U.S. in Virus Testing. How much is due to corruption, cronyism, kickbacks?

Is this what is really happening, the Puerto Rico politicians thinking, “how can we siphon off part of the millions to unjustly enrich ourselves through our cronies?   We did it with Hurricane Maria, we did it with the January 2020 … Continue reading

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As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria

https://www.vox.com/2020/4/9/21213212/puerto-rico-coronavirus-covid-19 Old San Juan resident Carlos Toro shines shoes on his balcony on March 18.Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images As Puerto Rico prepares for the pandemic, residents fear the government hasn’t learned from Hurricane Maria Local officials have imposed some … Continue reading

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Missteps mar Puerto Rico’s response to the coronavirus

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/missteps-mar-puerto-ricos-response-to-the-coronavirus/2020/04/15/4f9933d0-7f34-11ea-84c2-0792d8591911_story.html Missteps mar Puerto Rico’s response to the coronavirus Laundromat owner Jesus Vazquez pauses before closing his shop to comply with the government’s curfew aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus, which is shuttering all non-essential businesses for … Continue reading

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The economic crisis must not become a social crisis

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theeconomiccrisismustnotbecomeasocialcrisis-2561957 The economic crisis must not become a social crisis As we enter the second month of curfew, Puerto Rico faces the challenge to provide a clear, safe and gradual economic reactivation plan, including commercial and industrial activities, in the … Continue reading

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