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Volume 8, Number 18

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Calderón Runs A Different Race

Juanita Can’t Speak English
Vieques Cancer Rate Continues To Be High…
Vieques Cancer Rate Continues To Be High… Art From Puerto Rico… Prats Changes Tone On Pork Barrel Fund Elimination… Calderon Sure Voters Back Acevedo Vila… U.S. Supreme Court Hears Padilla Case… Prescription Drug Subsidy OK’d… Vieques Another Isla Verde?, Residents To Get Land Titles, Navy’s Exit To Be Celebrated
Gov. Denies She’s Abandoned Vieques…
Governor Denies She’s Abandoned Vieques… RUM Robot Triumphant… Calderon Rejects Environmental Charges… PDP Invited To Appear Before The UN… March To Commemorate Int’l Workers Day…Martin Records Kid’s Campaign… Arecibo Telescope Powered-Up… Costa Rica Weights In On RR… Vieques Tourism Grows… Environmental Council Denounces Project Irregularities
Fortuño Promises Fed Anti-Crime Grants…
Fortuño Promises Fed Anti-Crime Grants… Culebra Manufacturing Campaign Set… Controller Wants $8m More…Mercado Wins Cleveland Marathon…Fas Named N.Y. Parade's Grand Marshal… El Yunque Bill Filed In Congress… Birth Certificate Thief Gets 27 Mos… 16 Soldiers Tested For Uranium… Lausell, Machado Criticized For Favoring Rossello, Suit To Disqualify Him Is Dismissed

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Trinidad’s Return Set For Oct. 2, Other Notes
  Washington Update
Congressional Democrats Dismiss Acevedo-Prats Status Proposals…Acevedo’s Defense Of Record In Congress Shows How Weak It Is; He Claims To Be Better Than "Commonwealth" Party Predecessors… Federal Agencies To Get Prime Parts Of Closed Navy Base…Judge Of Puerto Rican Heritage Tapped For Top NJ Court
  Island Politics
RHC Will Campaign For PDP, Party Alleges NPP Fraud Before SEC…Acevedo Vila’s Congressional Record Sought, Romero Barcelo To Ask FBI Inquiry Of Him…Rossello Seeks Investigation Of PDP Leaders, He Won’t Submit Tax & Pension Documents, Says He Wasn’t In Superaqueduct Negotiations…30 Days For Acevedo Vila Donation Report
The Unfinished History Of Puerto Rico…Solve The Colonial Dilemma
  The Local Scene

Cartagena Urges Citizens To Seek Police Protection… Shot Put Medalist Going On The Road… Soldiers Return From Kuwait… Navy Moves Southern Command To Mayport… Medina Announces Lawsuit vs. Marc Anthony

Puerto Rican Oldest At 114 Born In 1889, She Recalled When Spain Controlled The Island

  Culture • Heritage • Language
A Place & The Family That Left It But Never Forgot It… Culture Clashes In Puerto Rico

In Senate Battle It Pays To Speak Spanish, Si?

Diverse & Divided; Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Differences; 1 City, 2 Communities


You Can See The Entire World & Stay In Brooklyn

  Sports & Entertainment
Title Defense Is No Vacation For Rivera…He’s In A Fight To Get Paid

An Unusual Journey From 1st To Worst For Rodriguez…He Credits His Father For Success

Missing The Latin Beat

Hispanic Lawmakers Laud 1st Year & Foothold Duties Go Beyond Latin Interests
RED Could Bring Lots Of Green
  Puerto Rico Profiles
Advocate Helps Immigrants Make Way Through Red Tape: Evelyn Sabando Feels Blessed By Successes On Job
Vieques Has Been The One Thing That P.R. Has Contributed To The U.S.
  Congress and the President

Words Of Mass Deception…U.S. Casualties Highest Since Vietnam

GOP Courts Hispanic Voters, Democratic Response No `Empty Promises'… Florida Registration Drive Seeks New Hispanic Voters

  Business • Economics • Finance

In Plastic We Trust: With More Than $3.5b In Sales Charged To Credit & Debit Cards Each Year, Puerto Rico Is Becoming A Cashless Retail Market

Focus On Vieques Again: The Importance Of Private-Sector Economic Development Projects That Benefit All The People Of Vieques & Puerto Rico

Santander’s Income Jumps 394%… Doral Nets $103.6m In 1Q ‘04

Schering-Plough To Lay Off 210 Employees

Cruise Industry At Odds With Government’s New Incentive Plan

Latino Group Emphasizes Opportunities

Hartford's 'Strong Mayor' Has A Tough-Guy Past

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