Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday. According to UPI, flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season..
A bill that would substantially boost federal Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards in the wake of.. Reuters - Published
Puerto Rico's former secretary of education and five other people were arrested Wednesday on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors, federal officials said... CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Indiana couple whose 18-month-old daughter fell to her death from a cruise ship hope to return home from Puerto Rico on a flight also carrying their youngest child's body, lawyer says CBS News - Published
Six people have been arrested -- including two former Puerto Rican officials -- for allegedly diverting federal funds to politically-connected contractors. The group allegedly defrauded the U.S. of.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Police say 1-year-old Chloe Wiegand of Northern Indiana fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But there are conflicting accounts of how that.. USATODAY.com - Published
The lawyer representing the family of a toddler who died after falling off a cruise ship is blaming the cruise line for what happened. He says the death of Chloe Wiegand, who fell 150 feet out of a.. CBS News - Published
An investigation is underway into the death of an Indiana toddler who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico. It appears to have been a tragic accident. The 1-year-old girl's.. CBS News - Published
A 1-year-old girl from Indiana apparently slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, police said Monday. CBS News - Published