Puerto Rico

  • Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes off Puerto Rico 13-01-2014 12:33 PM

    A strong quake of magnitude 6.5 struck north off Puerto Rico on Monday and could trigger a local tsunami, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. It said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.4, was very shallow, at a depth of 17.7 miles below the seabed. It struck at...
  • Hurricane's death toll rises to 65 in Caribbean 28-10-2012 08:28 PM

    Pott-Au-Prince (Haiti): As Americans brace for Hurricane Sandy, the Caribbean is still suffering. Officials say storm-related death toll has risen to 65 as of early Sunday. Haitian authorities have reported 51 of those deaths. Continued rains have added to the initial jolt of the hurricane. The country is especially vulnerable...
  • Obama's Puerto Rico visit spurs anger, discontent 19-06-2011 07:33 AM

    San Juan: President Barack Obama may have been in Puerto Rico for only four hours, but his brief fundraising visit has unleashed a growing political furor in this US Caribbean territory. Legislators of Puerto Rico's pro-statehood ruling party say they are resentful that he swooped in to raise about $1...
  • Obama pledges support for Puerto Rico 14-06-2011 09:55 PM

    San Juan: President Barack Obama told Puerto Ricans on Tuesday that he's committed to the success and self-determination of the US island territory, welcome words that could help him with Puerto Rican voters back home as the 2012 presidential election approaches. Obama spoke to residents excited to host a US...
  • Hillary wins Puerto Rico, but Obama's the favourite 02-06-2008 10:21 AM

    Mumbai: The BCCI and New Zealand Cricket have announced the itinerary for India A’s tour of New Zealand in September-October. The series will comprise two four-day ‘Test’ matches, three 50-over matches and a one-off Twenty20, all against New Zealand A. All the matches will be held at the Bert Sutcliffe...
  • The itchy scratchy beauty queen 27-11-2007 01:57 PM

    Karachi: Although many Pakistani players have played in the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League, Razzaq is yet to make an appearance in the cash-rich tournament as he was associated with the unofficial Indian Cricket League in 2008. And since then the IPL franchises gave a cold shoulder to...
  • I'm not J Lo anymore, says Jennifer 02-04-2007 03:12 PM

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