Puerto Rico: News

26 Dec 2023


'Call of Duty's Kamar de los Reyes succumbs to cancer

Puerto Rican actor Kamar de los Reyes, best known for his roles in the soap opera One Life to Live and the Call of Duty video games, breathed his last on Sunday at 56.

19 May 2023


Exquisite bioluminescent beaches around the world you must visit 

Do you manifest about dancing with the stars at night amidst a sparking and magical surrounding?

02 Nov 2022


#FairytaleLoveStory: Miss Argentina 2020 marries Miss Puerto Rico 2020

Two beauty queens, Mariana Varela and Fabiola Valentín, who have represented Argentina and Puerto Rico, respectively, in beauty pageants have made the headlines by announcing that they have tied the knot.

16 Jul 2022


Ricky Martin's lawyer denies 'disgusting' accusations of 'incest' sex crime

Singer Ricky Martin was recently accused of allegedly engaging in a "sexual or romantic relationship" with his nephew.

At 112, Puerto Rican man named world's oldest living person

The Guinness World Records on Wednesday confirmed Emilio Flores Marquez from Puerto Rico as the oldest living person (male) in the world; his age is 112 years and 326 days.

07 Aug 2019


Visiting Bermuda? Here are top five things to do

Placed atop the swells of the Atlantic Ocean, some 1500 kilometers from Caribbean island territory of Puerto Rico, is the beautiful island of Bermuda.

22 Jul 2019


Best beaches in the world

What makes beaches great is that they have something for all sorts of travel souls.

18 Apr 2019


Indian students just won NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge

A week ago, nearly 100 high-school and college student teams from different parts of the world took part in NASA's 25th Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

21 Mar 2019


5 Google moonshot projects you didn't know about

While most of us know Google as a search giant, only a few know about its other bets in the field of technology.

07 Jan 2019


Five facts discovered via autobiographies of WWE superstars

Pro-wrestling is a tough business, considering the wrestlers constantly tour the world and are away from their families for prolonged periods of time.

13 Oct 2017

Donald Trump

Trump faces backlash after threatening to abandon hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump said federal aid can't continue "forever" to Puerto Rico, a US territory facing a humanitarian crisis after being hit by two hurricanes.

09 Oct 2017

Elon Musk

Tesla and Google come to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico's aid

Hurricane Maria has had its toll on Puerto Rico. Majority of the area still lacks power, there's an acute shortage of running water and the communication services are in a disarray.

04 Oct 2017

Donald Trump

Trump appears to complain about Puerto Rico hurricane relief cost

US President Donald Trump has praised his administration's response to the category-four Hurricane Maria which pummelled Puerto Rico.

30 Sep 2017

White House

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico is running out of cash

The tiny island territory of Puerto Rico was recently hit by Category-IV Hurricane Maria.

23 Sep 2017


70,000 lives imperiled by imminent dam failure in Puerto Rico

A failing dam in the Hurricane Maria-hit island of Puerto Rico has caused "extremely dangerous" flooding, leading to emergency evacuations.

21 Sep 2017


Hurricane Maria leaves whole of Puerto Rico without power

The US territory of Puerto Rico was bludgeoned by Hurricane Maria weeks after being devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for category-5 Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria is bearing down on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after inflicting "widespread damage" on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

19 Sep 2017

Caribbean Islands

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, edges towards other Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria has been downgraded to a category-four storm, the second highest level.

18 Sep 2017

Boris Johnson

After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma may have to bear the brunt of another powerful storm.

07 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Category 5 Hurricane Irma reduces two Caribbean islands to rubble

The category five Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least nine people and reducing islands to rubble.

Puerto Rico bankruptcy: From "rich coast" to whopping debt

Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy at a US Federal Court - making it the biggest debt ever in the US bonds market.

27 Sep 2016


World's largest radio telescope begins operations

China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) began searching for space signals and extraterrestrial life as hundreds of astronomers and enthusiasts eagerly watched its launch.