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Puerto Rico Governor Fortuño Continues Northern Trip in Corozal

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Continue a trip through Puerto Rico’s northern region to survey ongoing projects, Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño visited the municipality of Corozal. The area has received an …

Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands Express Opposition to Proposed Medicaid Cuts

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is expressing “total opposition” to a measure that could eliminate as much as $700 million in Medicaid funds for Puerto Rico. The Governor’s call …

Puerto Rico Lawmakers Approve 30-Day Amnesty Extension for Illegal Arms

 Above: Governor Fortuño at the initial signing of the amnesty agreement By the Caribbean Journal staff The legislative bodies of Puerto Rico have approved a measure to extend amnesty for the possession of illegal weapons for an additional 30 days, …

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 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and San Juan Mayor Jorge Santini have announced plans to build a $22 million bilingual school in San Juan. The School of …

 Above: the Senate of Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s illegal weapons collection programme has brought in 1,056 weapons and 55,044 rounds of ammunition in less than 60 days, according to Governor Luis Fortuño. Anyone bearing an …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has inaugurated the island’s new Pitirre Rehabilitation Centre, part of an initiative aimed at combating drug addiction in the territory. The $2 million plan, …

 Above: Governor Fortuño in a meeting in Puerto Rico last week (Photo: LFP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño released his tax returns Wednesday, with the Governor and his wife, Lucé Vela, reporting a taxable income …

 Above: the Panamanian and Puerto Rican delegations (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Ricardo Martinelli and Foreign Minister Roberto Henriquez received Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño for talks Wednesday about future investment and trade. Martinelli said Panama …

 Above: Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney won the Puerto Rico Republic Primary Sunday, topping Rick Santorum and the rest of the Republican field. Romney, who reportedly won by …

 Above: Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi (Photo: RC) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States’ budget for 2013 includes Puerto Rico in several tax proposals put forward to strengthen the economy and create jobs, following a push by …