Puerto Rico

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Granta names world’s best young Spanish-language writers
List celebrating authors under-35 includes Cubans for first time and more authors of colour

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Apr, 2021 @6:47 PM

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Puerto Rico sees a surge in tourism – and a rise in aggressive tourist behavior
Low-cost flights have enticed travelers, but relaxed restrictions have led to large gatherings, fights and Covid rule-breaking

Coral Murphy Marcos in San Juan

12, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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New stars on the American flag? Fresh hope as Puerto Rico and DC push for statehood
Five US territories float in constitutional limbo, but impetus is growing to put and end to a ‘fundamental democratic flaw’

David Smith in Washington

20, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How did Bad Bunny become the world's biggest pop star?
The superb Puerto Rican vocalist is now the most streamed artist on Spotify globally, but has never had a UK hit – something he’s determined to change

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

04, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Natalia Lafourcade and Residente win big at 2020 Latin Grammy awards
Alejandro Sanz wins record of the year prize while J Balvin wins his first ever Latin Grammy at emotional ceremony

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Nov, 2020 @12:01 PM

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Could the US and Caribbean be heading for their worst hurricane season?
Experts say they are concerned as two potential hurricanes head north – and coronavirus is complicating matters

Alex Dick-Read in Tortola, British Virgin Islands

22, Aug, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Playboy's Bad Bunny cover is a welcome sign that masculinity is transforming | Priya Elan
The Puerto Rican pop star has embraced a gender-fluid and queer aesthetic - and his fans love it. Playboy is changing, too

Priya Elan

14, Jul, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Australian company Promedical fined $63,000 for false claims about Covid-19 test kits
The Queensland firm has been linked to a series of collapsed deals to supply large quantities of rapid Covid-19 test kits

Ben Smee and Christopher Knaus

07, May, 2020 @5:01 AM

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From Brisbane to Puerto Rico: how a $38m Covid-19 test kit deal turned sour
The obscure Australian company Promedical said it could supply kits desperately needed by the US territory. But its claims did not stand up to scrutiny

Ben Smee and Christopher Knaus

06, May, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Australian firm under TGA investigation says it is making coronavirus tests, despite having no approval or expertise
Exclusive: Promedical Equipment, led by convicted rapist Neran de Silva, compares its actions to other businesses trying to assist in pandemic response

Ben Smee and Christopher Knaus

04, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'Remember us': could Trump lose Florida because of hurricane refugees?
Many Puerto Ricans fleeing to Florida felt sidelined by Trump after the federal government’s insufficient response to Hurricane Maria

Cristian Salazar

10, Mar, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Puerto Ricans protest as anger rises over unused emergency aid
Some have called for the governor’s resignation and protesters marched a guillotine to the residence where Vázquez lives

Guardian staff and agencies

24, Jan, 2020 @2:40 AM

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