Puerto Rico’s governor said last month that the island’s $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.
The U.S. Caribbean territory owes $72 billion in debts it governor has said publicly it cannot pay.
More than 28 percent of Puerto Rico’s children are considered clinically obese, compared with about 18 percent in the U.S. mainland.
Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.
Puerto Rican pride is being celebrated this weekend. The popular 116th Street festival kicked off the celebrations on Saturday.
Allegations have been made against a private school that teaches children with special needs.
After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.
The nation’s largest Puerto Rican celebration drew an estimated 1 million spectators on Fifth Avenue Sunday.
On Thursday a group of Puerto Rican organizations, elected officials, activists, and community groups rallied outside of the Manhattan Beer Distributors’ building in the Bronx.
Pugilist Hector “Macho” Camacho lived his life fast and furious in and out of the ring, and on Saturday morning, a large crowd was expected to fill the streets of East Harlem to remember him.
Camacho was left unconscious and brain-dead after being shot in the face the Tuesday before Thanksgiving while sitting in a car in Puerto Rico.
Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho, who grew up in East Harlem, has died after being taken off life support in Puerto Rico.
Hector “Macho” Camacho will be taken off life support, his mother said Friday night, indicating she would have doctors do that Saturday. It was a decision the former championship boxer’s eldest son opposed.
Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.