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Volume 9, Number 19

Aponte’s Foul Pitch

The Political War Is On In San Juan
Baseball’s "World Cup" On Tap For '06…
Baseball’s "World Cup" On Tap For '06… AAV To Address Credit Agencies… Pont To Abstain From Duties… Burgos Won’t Attend NPP Assembly… FBI Clueless About Loomis Fargo Caper… Municipal Deficits Decline… Ruiz Reclaims Title… Tropical Life…U.S. Gov’t Skims Money… Rivera Wins 2nd Term… Retirement Incentives, 4-Day Workweek Proposed… Supreme Court Denies PDP Pont Petition
McClintock: Governor Lacks Moral Strength…
McClintock: Governor Lacks Moral Strength… AAV To Challenge Pont’s House Defeat, PDP Petitions The Supreme Court… Aponte: Pont's Continuance In Post Is Illegal… No Rest For Delgado… Beautiful Lowell… Don’t Honk… Banks Have Capacity To Pay Tax Hike… Girl, 5, Killed At Drug Point Fight… Tourism Sets Record… People Smugglers Try To Ram Police… McClintock Asked To Be Consistent
AAV, Fortuño Oppose Ft Buchanan Shutdown…
AAV, Fortuño Oppose Ft Buchanan Shutdown… Happy Mother’s Day… Green Card?… $50K Reward In Loomis Fargo Heist… PR 3rd In Firearm Deaths… Tax Reform Proposal Criticized… Salsa Fest… P.R. To Eradicate, Control Non-Native Monkeys… DEA Nabs 33 Suspected Drug Traffickers… Judge Takes Homeland Security Post… $200M Investment In SJ Port Set… Senate Nixes Rios Muñiz… 2 To Become Priests

 Also in this edition...

  Puerto Rico Sports Beat
Ruiz Steals Trindad’s Thunder
  Sights, Sounds And Tastes Of Puerto Rico
Beautiful Barranquitas: Town Of The Mighty Próceres
   Washington Update

Fortuno Acts To Correct Manufacturing Tax Mistake By His Predecessor… Ft. Buchanan Gets A Boost Despite Ire Over Breaking Of Vieques Accord… Fortuno Proposes New National Enterprise Zone System… El Yunque Protection Bill Progresses

  Island Politics

The State Of The Colony
By Arturo J. Guzmán

Public Funds And Status
By Rafael Hernandez Colon

A Dream Of Statehood… A Few Facts On Puerto Rico, Taxes

  The Local Scene

Dominican Consulate Plans To Issue IDs Similar To Ones Issued By Mexican Consulates In US

It's Time To Stop Shaming Latinas
   Culture • Heritage • Language
Fallen Law Enforcement Officers From Puerto Rico To Be Honored In Washington, DC

A Can Of Worms In The Big Apple

Priest Does Things A Little Differently


Relive The Amazing Race Adventure In Puerto Rico

   Sports & Entertainment

Steroids Rules Tripping Up Latin Players

Reggaetón’s Future Borrows From The Past

Salsa Gets Serious: Dancers Aim To Get More Respect For A Dance That Has Remained Just A Step Above Street Level


Free To Express His Views

Cockfighting Persists As Underground Sport… Not A Sport… Feathers Fly In Spain
   Puerto Rico Profiles
Ibargüen Leaving The Herald… Elected President & CEO Of The Knight Foundation

Anti-Militarization Conference Meets

  Congress and the President

Prosecutor's Verdict On Death Penalty Is Mixed

Cut Upward Bound, Watch Potential Go Down The Drain

  Business • Economics • Finance

Record Oil Prices: Every $10 Increase Per Barrel Costs Puerto Rico’s Economy An Estimated $750M

It’s Time For A Change

Defense’s Federal Base Closure Program Likely To Include Fort Buchanan

IRS Changes Definition Of Puerto Rico Resident & Income-Source Rules

AEELA Breaks Ground On $42M Expansion

Cidra’s Tech Group To Be Acquired By West Pharmaceutical Services

Island’s Cruise Industry Faces Challenges

Siglo XIX Gourmet Coffee Brand Looking To The Internet Market

Kimberly Casiano: At The Top Of The Corporate World

P.R. Skål Club Names P.R. Travel & Tourism Editor Ronald Flores ‘Outstanding Member Of The Year’

Acting EPA Regional Administrator Visits Site Of Clean Water Act

Bacardi Lightens Up Rum Offerings


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