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  • Heavy Security in Guyana after Unusual US warning

    Heavy Security in Guyana after Unusual US warning

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — International flights departed from Guyana under heavier than normal security Monday following an unusual threat alert from the U.S. government. Police and soldiers joined regular airport security at the main international airport in the South American country to conduct security screenings of all travelers, Transport Minister Robeson Benn said. “We have

  • US, Cuba Boxers Renew Rivalry in Havana

    US, Cuba Boxers Renew Rivalry in Havana

    HAVANA (AP) — Boxers from the U.S. and Cuba have gone glove-to-glove on Cuban soil for the first time in 27 years in a semipro World Series of Boxing clash that in many ways resembled a big-time Las Vegas bout. After a reggaeton duo got the crowd revved up Friday night, boxers entered Havana’s Sport

  • Puerto Rico Approves Sale of $3.5B Bonds

    Puerto Rico Approves Sale of $3.5B Bonds

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s Senate approved a bill Thursday that authorizes the U.S. territory to sell up to $3.5 billion in bonds as it prepares to re-enter the market next month with a credit rating downgraded to junk status. The measure is aimed at helping Puerto Rico pay off $70 billion

  • Puerto Rico Unveils 1st Balanced Budget in Years

    Puerto Rico Unveils 1st Balanced Budget in Years

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Tuesday presented the territory’s first balanced budget in more than a decade, fulfilling a promise to cut spending at a time when the island’s economic problems have spread fear among U.S. investors. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla proposed more than $1.4 billion in cuts and adjustments