Puerto Rico

De Blasio and Shea
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 10, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Incoming NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea is starting off his new job in Puerto Rico with Mayor de Blasio.
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Hurricane Maria protest
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Marla Diamond
September 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
As students and activists marched in Manhattan to draw attention to climate change, another group held a similar demonstration highlighting Puerto Rico’s continued financial crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
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Mets in Puerto Rico
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August 12, 2019 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The New York Mets are heading to Puerto Rico. The team will play a three-game series against the Miami Marlins in San Juan, Puerto Rico from April 28 to April 30, 2020, the MLB announced Monday. The games will serve as home games for Miami. It’ll be the fourth trip to the...
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PR Protests Columbus Circle
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July 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, hundreds of people took to the streets in New York City to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in a crisis triggered by a leak of offensive, obscenity-laden chat messages between him and his advisers.
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July 03, 2019 - 12:59 pm
A passenger on a Delta flight heading to New York from Puerto Rico has been arrested after allegedly trying to enter the cockpit.
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Puerto Rican Day Parade
Anthony Behar
June 09, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Puerto Rican pride was on full display along Fifth Avenue, as the National Puerto Rican Day Parade held its 62nd annual event.
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Puerto Rico
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May 27, 2019 - 12:45 pm
A group of CUNY students is once again heading to Puerto Rico as the recovery effort continues nearly two years after Hurricane Maria – and the trip hits home for one Brooklyn student in particular.
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Meredith Ganzman
April 09, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Oprah Winfrey is donating millions to revitalize parts of Puerto Rico impacted by Hurricane Maria. And she’s crediting her commitment to multi-Tony Award-winning “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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