Puerto Rico - San Juan

July 12, 2024

Officials call for immediate action after transformer snafu

By The Star Staff Public-Private Partnerships Authority (P3A) Executive Director Fermín Fontanés Gómez on Thursday requested immediate action from LUMA Energy to address the reported situation […]
July 12, 2024

Residents in 3 beleaguered towns must wait 6 more weeks for power after transformer fails

By The Star Staff LUMA Energy announced Thursday that the transformer taken to Santa Isabel that would have helped bring power back to several southern towns […]
July 12, 2024

CVI could be used to break PREPA impasse

By The Star Staff The incorporation in the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s (PREPA) debt adjustment plan of a contingent value instrument (CVI) that could provide […]
July 12, 2024

DNA test concludes young Boston man is not missing child ‘Rolandito’

By The Star Staff A DNA test has concluded that a young man who an informant said could be Rolando Salas Jusino is not the child […]
July 12, 2024

Pilot dies in small plane accident in Aguadilla

By The Star Staff A Cessna small plane crashed on Thursday morning along highway PR-110 in the Maleza Alta neighborhood of Aguadilla, causing the death of […]
July 12, 2024

Alarm sounded on lack of legislative action on Bucarabones Valley Agricultural Reserve bill

By The Star Staff The Bucarabones Agricultural Reserve, intended to reserve a thousand acres of land for agricultural use and to promote local agricultural production, is […]
July 12, 2024

Hospitals in Houston ‘backed up’ after hurricane, as millions in US swelter

By Isabelle Taft, Judson Jones and Alan Blinder A searing heat wave that has engulfed much of the western United States for over a week will […]
July 12, 2024

Pelosi and others try a new tack with Biden: Is that your final answer?

By Katie Rogers Anger has not worked. Fear has not worked. Panic has not worked. Bluntness has not worked. Sadness has not worked. Concern has not […]
July 12, 2024

Amazon says it reached a climate goal seven years early

By Ivan Penn and Eli Tan Amazon announced earlier this week that effectively all of the electricity its operations used last year came from sources that […]
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