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First Baby in Puerto Rico With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born
The mosquito-borne virus has swept the island, and many pregnant women have been infected.
Puerto Rico’s Governor Warns of Fiscal ‘Death Spiral’
Meeting in New York with the panel charged with addressing the island’s debt, Alejandro García Padilla asked help in lobbying Congress for assistance.
Doctors Brace for Zika Babies
How do doctors prepare for an evolving clinical challenge that is still poorly understood?
Russia, Jailer of Local Separatists, Welcomes Foreign Secessionists
A global troupe of marginal liberation movements invited to a curious gathering near the Kremlin included, improbably, four from the United States.
Fire at Power Plant Leaves Puerto Rico in the Dark
The power failure disrupted service to 1.5 million utility customers, created massive traffic jams, and prompted the early closings of businesses
A Mosquito Killer, Unwelcome to Many
The insecticide naled is sprayed to fight disease-carrying mosquitoes like the ones that spread the Zika virus. But many people fear the cure is worse than the disease.
Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Affairs Will Be Overseen by 7 Experts in Finance and Law
Four Republicans and three Democrats — including four Puerto Ricans — will serve on the board to help the island restructure its $72 billion debt.
Mónica Puig, Puerto Rico’s Favorite Daughter (and Only Gold Medalist)
In the span of a week, Puig went from a little-known tennis player to a hero, with the island’s first gold medal around her neck at age 22.
Don’t Give Away Our Wildlife Refuges
Extremists in Congress want to give away our federal lands.
Puerto Rico’s Financial Woes Revive Calls for Independence
To longtime nationalists, moves by the United States over the island’s $72 billion debt are yet more proof that colonialism is alive and well.
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