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  • Puerto Rico Launches Sugarcane Project

    Puerto Rico Launches Sugarcane Project

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor says farmers in the U.S. territory are once again cultivating sugarcane to help local distilleries produce rum as part of a $170 million project. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said Wednesday that he expects up to 20,000 acres (8,000 hectares) to be cultivated by 2016, generating some