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July 1st, 2020
COVID-19 test results required to enter PR or Quarantine for 14 days

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, announced strict new rules for all passengers flying into Puerto Rico in a bid to curb coronavirus cases as officials blame recent outbreaks on those who flew to the US territory and were infected.

May 12th, 2020
VI teen gunned down in Puerto Rico

GURABO, Puerto Rico - A 19-year-old female from the [British] Virgin Islands was allegedly gunned down in Gurabo, Puerto Rico on Saturday, May 9, 2020, according to reports out of the US Territory.

May 2nd, 2020
Mag 5.5 earthquake rocks Puerto Rico, damages buildings

PONCE, Puerto Rico - An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale has rocked Ponce, Puerto Rico, damaging building and scattering debris across city streets.

March 16th, 2020
Puerto Rico declares curfew & closure of non-essential businesses

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced during a national address on Sunday, March 15, 2020, declared a curfew through March 30, 2020 that calls for non-essential businesses to be closed and residents off the streets by 9:00 pm every night until 5:00 am the following day.

February 17th, 2020
Puerto Rico Gov't suspends 3 as Feds probe $4M scam

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico’s government said Friday, February 14, 2020, that it suspended three employees as federal agents investigate an online scam that attempted to steal more than $4 million from the US Territory.

January 20th, 2020
Warehouse found in PR filled with emergency supplies since Sept 2017

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday, January 19, 2020 in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane Maria.

January 17th, 2020
Meteor? Mysterious fireball seen falling from sky

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the second time in two months, residents of the Virgin Islands were again left stunned at a strange phenomenon in the sky, this time, a ball of fire descending from the sky late this afternoon, January 17, 2019, at around 17:30hrs.

January 11th, 2020
Mag 5.9 aftershock rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Even as Puerto Rico's residents were already reeling from a series of major temblors including one with a 6.4 magnitude that hit on Tuesday, the country was rocked with another magnitude 5.9 earthquake today, Saturday, January 11, 2020.

January 8th, 2020
'Be ready for the possibility of an earthquake'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an onslaught of strong earthquakes hitting neighbouring Puerto Rico and more recently Dominica and surrounding islands, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has warned the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to be ready for the possibilities of an earthquake hitting the territory.

January 8th, 2020
5.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Dominica & surrounding islands

ROSSEAU, Dominica, WI- In a series of tremors that has rattled the region for the past few days, a 5.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded 23 kilometres off Roseau, Dominica today, January 8, 2020.

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