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Rauw Alejandro Earns His Coliseo Crown With a Celebratory Show in Puerto Rico

Singer caps off his successful 2021 with a show full of hits and boundless energy at his island’s most storied arena

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Haiti's 400 Mawozo rose from petty crime gang to major kidnapping ring

Haiti's 400 Mawozo rose from petty crime gang to major kidnapping ring

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Jamaica arrests Colombian as suspect in Haiti assassination

A Jamaican police official says officers have arrested a Colombian man they believe is a suspect in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. Over 40 suspects have been arrested so far.

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Who's to blame for Puerto Rico's power crisis? It's complicated, a report shows

A new analysis from the Center for a New Economy showed how both the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and Luma Energy are to blame over ongoing blackouts.

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Latina Equal Pay Day spotlights the steepest wage gap — and how the pandemic has made things worse

Latina workers make 57 cents for every dollar a white man earns.

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Haitian gang threatens to shoot American hostages in the head unless ransom paid

The 400 Mawozo gang's leader also threatened Prime Minister Ariel Henry and the head of Haiti's National Police.

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Álvaro Díaz and Rauw Alejandro Have a Big Problem on Their Hands on 'Problemon'

The track is off of Díaz’s upcoming album Felicilandia

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Kim Kardashian's birthday tributes pour in as she turns 41 after dramatic year

Kim Kardashian's birthday tributes pour in as she turns 41 after dramatic year

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Highest-Paid NBA Players 2021-22: LeBron James Crushes Earnings Record

The highest-paid NBA players of 2021-22

10/21/2021 5:28:00 PM

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Turkey arrests 15 for links to Israel’s Mossad

Turkey arrests at least 15 people suspected of collecting information for Israeli spy agency Mossad through foreign nationals

10/21/2021 4:15:00 PM

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A series of close calls and threats before missionaries' kidnapping in Haiti

The danger was visible all around them, long before a group of Christian Aid Ministries missionaries and children were abducted from the road in Haiti.

10/20/2021 7:11:00 AM

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Gangs Threaten to Tip Haiti Into a Failed State

Criminal rings, like the one that kidnapped American missionaries, control as much as two-thirds of Haiti—a lawless scenario that threatens regional stability

10/20/2021 5:45:00 AM

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Place With Top COVID Vax Rate in America May Surprise You

Where in America is the vaccination rate the highest? The answer might surprise you:

If only we could send all the Cubans back and just keep the Puerto Ricans in the United States

10/20/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Haiti gang seeks $1 million per person for kidnapped missionaries

Haiti gang seeks $1 million per person for kidnapped missionaries

10/20/2021 2:35:00 AM

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Biden Made a Promise to End Discrimination Against Puerto Ricans. He’s About to Break It.

Territorial residents can’t protect themselves through the political process. SCOTUS should take note.

I'm all in for a re-vote on this issue.

10/20/2021 1:17:00 AM

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Covid: No 10 'keeping a close eye' on rising cases

Covid: No. 10 'keeping a close eye' on rising Covid cases

10/19/2021 10:01:00 PM

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The Most Common Places COVID Is Spreading Right Now (And Where It's Not)

Curious what activities may be associated with higher COVID-19 transmission? Here's what data suggests.

10/19/2021 1:15:00 PM

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With public defenders as judges, Biden quietly makes history on the courts

Overall, Biden is outpacing every other president since Richard Nixon in confirming circuit court judges, who have the last word in most federal cases.

10/19/2021 7:02:00 AM

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Biden aides making the economic case for his legislative agenda in memo to lawmakers

President Biden's aides are ramping up their sales pitch to congressional Democrats as talks on his economic agenda reach a critical stage.

10/19/2021 6:31:00 AM

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Justice Department will need waiver from Biden to prosecute Trump ally Steve Bannon, expert says

The bipartisan Jan. 6 select committee will vote Tuesday on whether to refer Bannon to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution for contempt of Congress.

10/19/2021 12:13:00 AM

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Manchin pulls plug on U.S. clean electricity ambitions in Biden budget bill: NYT

'We've been going two steps forward and one step back on climate for decades now. The latest below from Senator Manchin is the latest in a serious setback,' alivelshi says.

10/19/2021 12:02:00 AM

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Jill Biden recalls when her ‘faith was shaken’ after son Beau died from brain cancer

Jill Biden recalls when her ‘faith was shaken’ after son Beau died from brain cancer

10/18/2021 11:50:00 PM

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Large lottery cash drawings were not enough to increase Covid-19 vaccination rates, study finds

Large lottery cash drawings were not enough to increase Covid-19 vaccination rates, study finds

10/18/2021 6:42:00 PM

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Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco Take Their Place in

Gen-Z acts like Willow & Olivia Rodrigo are making Millennials nostalgic for Blink-182 & Paramore.

10/18/2021 5:54:00 PM

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Opinion | Biden is standing around watching his poll numbers plummet

Biden has been strangely passive in reversing his polling spiral, in contrast to the boldness he first exhibited.

10/18/2021 5:14:00 PM

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NPR Cookie Consent and Choices

10/18/2021 12:12:00 PM

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Rep. Haley Stevens Found Love in a Hopeless Place: Fundraising for Congress

Rep. Haley Stevens Found Love in a Hopeless Place: Fundraising for Congress

10/18/2021 7:52:00 AM

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US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children has been kidnapped by a gang in Haiti, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident

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10/17/2021 1:43:00 PM

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U.S. missionaries kidnapped in Haiti sent message: 'Please pray for us'

The WhatsApp message reportedly read: 'We are being held hostage, they kidnapped our driver. Pray pray pray.'

10/17/2021 1:12:00 PM

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Up to 17 American missionaries reported as kidnapped by gang members in Haiti

As many as 17 American missionaries have been reported kidnapped by gang members in Haiti on Saturday, including 14 adults and three minors, a source in Haiti's security forces told CNN.

10/17/2021 11:16:00 AM

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US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

BREAKING: US religious group says 17 missionaries including children kidnapped by gang in Haiti as they returned from orphanage.

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10/17/2021 7:25:00 AM

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Up to 17 US Christian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Haiti's security woes deepen after kidnapping of missionaries.

10/17/2021 6:25:00 AM

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Puerto Rico ponders race amid surprising census results

The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as “white” in the most recent census plummeted almost 80%. The drastic drop surprised many, and theories abound as the U.S. territory's 3.3 million people begin to reckon with racial identity.

10/15/2021 9:31:00 PM

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17 Fall Foliage Getaways

17 Fall Foliage Getaways

10/15/2021 7:16:00 PM

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Parkland School Shooter Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To 17 Murder Charges

Cruz’s trial is likely to skip to the penalty phase, in which a jury decides his sentence for the 2018 mass shooting in Florida.

10/15/2021 6:13:00 PM

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Latinos | Race/Ethnicity | HIV by Group | HIV/AIDS | CDC

The HIV epidemic is a serious public health issue in the Hispanic/Latino community.

10/15/2021 5:00:00 PM

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U.S. donates 17 million J&J doses to African Union

President Joe Biden met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and said that the U.S. will donate more than 17 million COVID-19 vaccines to the African Union

10/15/2021 1:20:00 PM

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17 Ways to Shop and Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One hundred percent of proceeds from La Mer’s iconic moisturizer will go directly to research.

10/15/2021 1:08:00 PM

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Woman who struggled with weight gain diagnosed with 17-pound cancerous tumor

'I had no other symptoms other than my stomach,' said 29-year-old Amanda Shoultz.

10/15/2021 9:54:00 AM

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Group to use $2.5 million award to vaccinate more Latinos against Covid

The U.S-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership will use a $2.5 million David and Lucile Packard Foundation award to vaccinate Latinos and undocumented people.

10/15/2021 1:47:00 AM

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The Battle Over The Last Piece Of Puerto Rico That Wasn’t For Sale

Beaches are supposed to be open to all. But as privatization sweeps the debt-smothered territory, treasured shorelines face new threats.

Stop selling properties on the edge of open water. Beaches are not sellable. Developers has nothing to do with making it. They should not benefit from it.

10/14/2021 9:22:00 PM

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New documentary salutes transgender 'AIDS diva' Connie Norman

An outspoken leader in AIDS activism is finally getting her due 25 years after her death with the documentary “AIDS Diva: The Legend of Connie Norman,”

10/14/2021 9:19:00 PM

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Willy Chavarria on Design Ethos, Latinx vs. Latine and What True Inclusivity Looks Like

“Just because you are Latino doesn’t mean you have to be a Latino designer,” the designer told WWD.

10/14/2021 5:25:00 PM

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Puerto Rico Must Determine Its Own Political Future

Colonization is not just part of our past; it’s our everyday reality.

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10/14/2021 5:05:00 PM

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Bianca Graulau Is Documenting Puerto Rico's Disappearing Beaches On TikTok

The 31-year-old journalist helps her audience make sense of the impact of colonization, history and climate change on Puerto Rico.

10/14/2021 5:02:00 PM

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Nine Latinx Women Changing the World

From rachelzegler to RepEscobar, ELLE celebrates nine Latinx women who are shifting our culture while leading with hope.

10/14/2021 10:45:00 AM

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Biden amplía horario de puerto de Los Ángeles para combatir inflación

Biden amplía horario de puerto de Los Ángeles para combatir inflación

10/14/2021 9:04:00 AM

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What Is Latinx? Ally Brooke, Francisca Valenzuela & Nick Huff Barili Discuss Term in New 'Cultura Clash'

On a new 'Cultura Clash' episode, singer-songwriter Francisca Valenzuela, journalist Nick Huff Barili, and singer Ally Brooke discuss the term Latinx.

10/14/2021 2:56:00 AM

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'The Voice' Fans Are Stunned After Seeing Ariana Grande's Latest Outfit for the Battle Round

'The Voice' Fans Are Stunned After Seeing Ariana Grande's Latest Outfit for the Battle Round

10/13/2021 8:50:00 PM

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As Puerto Rico's power crisis worsens, lawmakers probing outages seek answers

Puerto Ricans like Brenda Otero say blackouts are worsening on the island. While power officials say the crisis will be resolved soon, lawmakers remain skeptical.

10/13/2021 7:39:00 PM

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Puerto Rico to lift pandemic curfew, ban on alcohol sales

Current restrictions prohibit certain businesses from operating between midnight and 5 a.m. and also bar alcohol sales during that time.

10/13/2021 2:44:00 AM

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Puerto Rico declares state of emergency with power grid in 'critical condition'

Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency over a power grid said to be in 'critical condition.' People are taking to the streets to demonstrate against the blackouts, which have worsened since Hurricane Maria hit struck the U.S. territory.

10/12/2021 10:27:00 PM

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Supreme Court leaves in place Puerto Rico cockfighting ban

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a federal law that bars cockfighting in Puerto Rico. The high court turned away a challenge to the law. As is typical, the high court did not explain why it declined to take the case.

10/12/2021 6:01:00 PM

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