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puerto rico

  • n  a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
  • n  the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
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  • Area residents alerted to flooding - in Puerto Rico
    It wasn’t clear if residents of Puerto Rico got the warning about possible flash flooding in parts of the U.S. territory Wednesday, but at least some Pierce County residents did.
    June 13, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune
  • Puerto Rico waste-to-energy plan gets key permit
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government approved a key permit Tuesday that helps pave the way for construction of a waste-to-energy plant in Puerto Rico that local environmentalists have long opposed.        
    June 11, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • Analysis - Puerto Rico faces uphill budget rush as 'junk' rating looms
    (Reuters) - Puerto Rico policymakers, desperate to keep the Caribbean island's massive debts out of the junk-bonds bin, are racing against a June 30 deadline to revive sales-tax hikes that are the backbone ...
    June 9, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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