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2 tremors shake Puerto Rico on 7-3-20, latest in series of quakes. No injuries

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/49-magnitude-quake-hits-near-puerto-rico-house-damaged/2020/07/03/a92f9c76-bd42-11ea-97c1-6cf116ffe26c_story.html 2 tremors shake Puerto Rico, latest in series of quakes By DÁnica Coto | AP July 3, 2020 at 11:34 a.m. GMT-4 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Two strong earthquakes shook Puerto Rico on Friday, but there were no reports of … Continue reading

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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake on Richter Scale 5-2-20 Saturday 7:13AM in Puerto Rico off Southern Coast, felt all the way to San Juan Metro area

https://time.com/5831259/earthquake-puerto-rico Damage Reported as 5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Puerto Rico City workers, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, remove debris caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on May 2, 2020. … Continue reading

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After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are Left With $1.6 Billion in Unpaid Insurance Claims

This is a great injustice, for insurance policyholders not getting paid by their insurance company.  Why should someone pay for insurance if they aren’t going to get reimbursed when they have a valid claim?   After Disasters, Puerto Ricans Are … Continue reading

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Basilia vs. the boulders: Amid earthquakes and rockslides, one Puerto Rican stays behind

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article239387133.html Basilia vs. the boulders: Amid earthquakes and rockslides, one Puerto Rican stays behind By Jim Wyss and Pedro Portal January 17, 2020 03:57 PM   Current Time 0:15 / Duration 1:06 The neighborhood of Abras de Guanica has been evacuated after … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico protesters call for governor to resign after mob finds hidden relief supplies

Puerto Ricans seem to love a good protest.  However, if the governor was unaware of, and not responsible for the hidden cache of relief supplies, why should she resign? https://nypost.com/2020/01/20/puerto-rico-protesters-call-for-governor-to-resign-after-mob-finds-relief-supplies Puerto Rico protesters call for governor to resign after mob … Continue reading

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Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery

Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery Moody’s: Earthquakes Could Delay Puerto Rico Recovery By José Alvarado Vega on January 16, 2020 (Feisdra on Unsplash) Rating agency says ‘frequency of natural disasters’ could scare away investors SAN JUAN — The … Continue reading

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‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake on January 10, 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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‘Scarier’ Than Hurricane Maria: A Deadly Earthquake Terrifies Puerto Rico

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/us/puerto-rico-earthquake.html ‘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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