June 15, 2021

Puerto Rico hit with islandwide blackout after fire erupts

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From Caribbean News Service SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sep 21 2016— A big fire erupted at an electricity plant that powers most of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, causing a blackout that swept across the U.S. territory of 3.5 million people. The Electric Power Authority said two transmission lines of 230,000 volts each failed. Executive Director […]

Puerto Rico policeman fatally shoots 3 officers after fight

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BY DANICA COTO Associated Press From The Charlotte Observer Suspect held female lieutenant, male commander and policewoman hostage before killing them The suspect was immediately placed under arrest Shooting occurred inside lieutenant’s office at police headquarters SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – A Puerto Rico policeman fatally shot two high-ranking officers and a policewoman on Monday […]