The US Coast Guard has said a vessel carrying mainly Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico. More than 30 people were rescued and a search is ongoing.
4 May 2021
The body of a pregnant woman was found in a lagoon on the US territory of Puerto Rico days after she went missing. The FBI has charged boxer Felix Verdejo with her murder.
20 Dec 2020
The celebrated Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico, which once starred in a James Bond film, collapsed on Tuesday when its 900-ton receiver platform plunged 450 feet (140 meters) onto the radio dish below.
2 Dec 2020
The celebrated Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico, which once starred in a James Bond film, collapsed Tuesday when its 900-ton receiver platform plunged 450 feet (140 meters) onto the radio dish below.
11 Jan 2020
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Monday, toppling houses and causing power outages and small landslides, but there were no reports of casualties.
7 Aug 2019
Fedrick Dacres of Jamaica takes home the gold in the men’s discus final, while Puerto Rico takes down Paraguay in women’s basketball, as the Pan American Games continue in Lima.
5 Aug 2019
Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests.
26 Jul 2019
After holding out for nearly two weeks in face of mass protests, Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosello said he would resign from his post. The protests had been sparked by leaked online chat messages.
13 Jan 2018
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rossello says Trump's comments about Haitian and African immigrants are "S-H-I-T-T-Y."
30 Oct 2017
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello has called for the immediate cancellation of a $300 million contract with Montana-based Whitefish Energy Holdings, a tiny company based in the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
8 Oct 2017
During a visit to Puerto Rico to survey the damage from Hurricane Maria, a man confront Vice President Mike Pence to tell him he's angry with the federal response.
7 Oct 2017
Panel of international journalists looks at the situation in Spain after the banned independence referendum in Catalonia; the worst mass shooting in the history of United States; Trump's remarks in Puerto Rico; the King of Saudi Arabia paying a surprise visito to the Kremlin; three US scientists getting the medicine prize, rewarded for their decades on chronobiology.