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More than a year after Hurricane Maria destroyed their medical center, patients on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques will once again be able to... [Read More]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Even before Hurricane Maria upended life in Puerto Rico, there was an ugly crisis brewing on the picturesque island. [Read More]
A year after Hurricane Maria raked through this part of central Puerto Rico, Hector Cruz says the threat isn't truly over for the island's most... [Read More]
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Three times a week, Radames Cabral wakes before dawn - accompanied only by a chorus of roosters and the chirps of coqui frogs - to... [Read More]
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EMBED Since Maria, he's made a 10-hour trip for dialysis three days a week. He's not alone. By Jim Wyss jwyss@miamiherald.com …... [Read More]
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A little over a year ago, David Smolansky was on the run in his native Venezuela. Stripped of his job as mayor of El Hatillo... [Read More]
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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro — fresh from a fundraising trip to China and a controversial meal in Turkey — took on his critics Tuesday, accusing... [Read More]
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Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive,... [Read More]
Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive,... [Read More]
Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive,... [Read More]
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Even before Hurricane Maria upended life in Puerto Rico, there was an ugly crisis brewing on the picturesque island. Just months prior to the storm,... [Read More]
Almost a year after Hurricane Maria raked through this part of central Puerto Rico, Hector Cruz says the threat isn't truly over for the island's... [Read More]
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As Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro spends the weekend in China nailing down a $5 billion emergency loan, his cash-strapped administration is floating another money-making scheme:... [Read More]
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The head of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday said the immoral "dictatorship" in Venezuela was the prime driver of a migration crisis... [Read More]
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Facing financial ruin, hyperinflation, hunger and power-outages, the Venezuelan government has a plan to lure its fleeing countrymen back home: free flights. As part of... [Read More]
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The Pan American Health Organization on Friday urged Latin American countries to boost measles vaccinations, as an outbreak in Venezuela has killed more than 60... [Read More]
On a single day in June, Sonia Bermudez made two separate trips to a dusty border town in northern Colombia to collect five bodies. [Read More]
More than 440,000 undocumented Venezuelans living in Colombia will receive residency and work papers under a decree signed by President Juan Manuel Santos Thursday. In... [Read More]
On a single day in June, Sonia Bermúdez made two separate trips to a dusty border town in northern Colombia to collect five bodies. Four... [Read More]
When Jesus Eduardo Rodriguez could no longer find his life-saving HIV medicine in Venezuela, a country where everything from chicken to aspirin is in short... [Read More]
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