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Daddy Yankee to open reggaeton museum in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Daddy Yankee is opening a museum in the U.S. Caribbean territory that will be dedicated to his life and the music that made him famous. The Daddy Yankee El Jefe Museum opens Friday in Plaza de Las Americas in San Juan and will be free […]

1 dead in Puerto Rico highway police chase

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One person died after police and suspects exchanged gunfire during a lengthy chase on a busy highway in Puerto Rico. Authorities say one suspect in a Mercedes Benz whose occupants began shooting at police died after being hit during the chase that began late Friday morning in the capital […]

Experts warn Puerto Rico not prepared for big earthquakes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — More than two years ago, Hurricane Maria revealed that Puerto Rico was utterly unprepared for a powerful hurricane despite its location in one of the world’s most storm-vulnerable regions. Now, a flurry of earthquakes topped by a magnitude 6.4 temblor that killed one person and damaged hundreds of buildings […]

Puerto Rico to approve cockfighting, defy federal ban

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico will defy the U.S. government and approve a law to keep cockfighting alive in a bid to protect a 400-year-old tradition practiced across the island despite a federal ban that goes into effect this week, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. The move brought cautious […]

Puerto Rico police arrest stepdaughter of woman killed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested the stepdaughter of a woman killed last month in a drive-by shooting while in her car with her two biological daughters. Police said Wednesday that 29-year-old Keishla Pérez was charged with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. Two other men have […]

Discovery of unused disaster supplies angers Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake. With anger spreading in the […]

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