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Volume 9, Number 06

Oprima aquí para español.


Rosselló Prepares For New Role

¿English o Español?
Toledo Confirmed As Police Superintendent…
Toledo Confirmed As Police Superintendent… PR Celebrities Join To Aid Tsunami Victims… Making Strides At Polls… Ceiba Han’t Received RR Shutdown Money… Caguas Lobbies For New Train
Navy Budgets $76m For Vieques Clean-Up…
Navy Budgets $76m For Vieques Clean-Up… New Task Force Will Fight To Keep Ft Buchanan Open… Rum Tax, Child Tax Credit Retained… Rodríguez Denies Steroid Use… Data On PR Soldiers In Iraq Sought…RR Under U.S. Jurisdiction…UT Delayed… Governor Submits Cost-Cutting Bills… Vieques Added To Superfund Priority List… Turabo Medical Buys San Pablo Hospitals
Unicameral Referendum Jeopardized…
Unicameral Referendum Jeopardized… Fortuño Asks For UT Extension… 650 Gov’t Workers Will Lose Cars… Drug Courts Lack Support… Federal Housing Funds Cut ‘Deadly’… Permit OK’d For PLA… Corrections Can’t Interfere With Inmates’ Rights… J Lo, Marc To Perform Together… Rum Tax Reduction’s Effect Unintended… Ginsburg Visits… Torres Moves To Hoy… Tourist Arrivals Jump

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Mexico Wins Caribbean Series; San Blas, Sailing Notes
  Sights, Sounds And Tastes Of Puerto Rico
Go Fly A Kite!: Lajas Gears Up For Its 30th Kite Festival
   Washington Update

Democrats Blast Puerto Rican Attack On Puerto Rican… Last Major U.S. Military Base In Puerto Rico On Closure List… Bush Drops Proposal To Exclude Puerto Ricans From Tax Refunds

  Island Politics

Healthcare And Economic Development
By Carlos Romero Barcelo

Delgado Has Big Contract, Humble Outlook
  The Local Scene

Nesting Begins For Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot

    Hot Button Issues
Do You Read the Herald in English or Español?
¿Lee usted el Herald en inglés o español?
    Culture • Heritage • Language
Fiestas Patronales Offers A Taste Of All Things Hispanic

Charting City's Latino Pulse

Cuatro Festival 10-Stringed Guitar Is An Instrument Of Cultural Pride


Caribbean Ready For A Sunny Tourist Season

Coconut & Rum Give A Kick To This Puerto Rican Sabayon

   Sports & Entertainment

Radio Host Mario Villalobos, 78, Shared Love Of Life With Listeners

Q&A: Tego Calderon, The Reggaeton King

Things Heating Up For Caribbean Cool


New Housing Project Serves Elderly Residents In Hispanic Community

A Growing Latino Population Brings New Education Needs
   Puerto Rico Profiles
The Price Of Poverty: Going From Welfare To Harvard

Living With A Noisy Neighbor

  Congress and the President

Hispanics And The GOP

Hispanic State Of The Union

  Business • Economics • Finance

Puerto Rico’s Promise For Ecotourism: The Sky’s The Limit

A World-Class Opportunity

Saving Puerto Rico’s Financial Future

A Few Bumps But Mostly Clear Skies For P.R. Airline Sector

Prasa To Invest $2.4b In Capital Improvements

Jamaica Withdraws From Marketplace Contest

China Poised For Caribbean Tourism

Wireless Technology Sets Trends For 2005

Puertoricowow.com Unveils Newly Enhanced, User-Friendly Portal Design

Hispanics Becoming Formidable Economic Force

How America Won Its Cuban Terror Prison

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