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EXPLAINER: Who's who in the probe of Haiti's assassination

WASHINGTON (AP) — The investigation into the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has so far resulted in at least 23 arrests, with three suspects killed, but no clear picture yet of...

US ruling means former Puerto Rico teacher gets new trial

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former elementary school teacher found guilty of lewd acts by a divided jury is the first person in Puerto Rico to be awarded a new trial after the U.S. Supreme Court ru...

Judge to hear lawsuit on Puerto Rico school food crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge on Thursday agreed to consider a lawsuit filed by a group of mothers and nonprofits who accuse the U.S. territory’s government of dodging its responsibility to fee...

Puerto Rico files fiscal plan, rejects austerity measures

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government said Monday it has asked a federal control board to delay austerity measures for at least two years and warned it doesn’t have enough money to pay...

Puerto Rico to partially reopen despite coronavirus concerns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is taking its first tentative steps in relaxing a nearly two-month lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic, while health officials warn that the U.S. territory i...

Activists: 2 killed in Puerto Rico were transgender women

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Activists said Thursday that the two bodies found inside a charred car in southeast Puerto Rico were of transgender women, marking four such deaths in the past two months....

Missteps mar Puerto Rico's response to the coronavirus

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico officials say data that show COVID-19 cases on the island are much lower than in some U.S. states constitute proof they are containing the new coronavirus, but...

Puerto Rico extends lockdown to May to fight COVID-19

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Saturday that the U.S. territory will remain on lockdown until May 3 to curb coronavirus cases, marking one of the strictest measures take...

US court upholds SSI for Puerto Ricans in key ruling

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Court of Appeals issued a key ruling on Friday that allows anyone from Puerto Rico to apply for Supplemental Security Income at a time when the U.S. territory is ...

Puerto Rico seeks ban on flights from US COVID-19 hot spots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Wednesday asked federal officials to ban all flights from U.S. cities with a high number of coronavirus cases to help prevent the spread of COVID...

ACLU files 1st coronavirus curfew lawsuit in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The ACLU said Sunday it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico's strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are uncons...

Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it fights a rise in coronavirus cases. ...

Puerto Rico shutters police stations amid COVID-19 curfew

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Wednesday closed its fifth police station in a week, raising concerns about the U.S. territory's ability to respond to the coronavirus pandemic as officers ...

Puerto Rico shutters police stations amid COVID-19 outbreak

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Tuesday closed its third police station in a week, raising concerns about the ability of the U.S. territory to respond to the coronavirus pandemic as office...

Govt under fire after 1st Puerto Rican coronavirus death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Government officials faced heavy criticism for their response to the coronavirus outbreak in Puerto Rico as details trickled out about the newest death reported Friday in ...