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First Puerto Rican Cardinal Dies
Fox News
EFE San Juan – The first Puerto Rican to be made cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Luis Aponte Martínez, has died at the age of 89. The announcement came Tuesday from San Juan's Auxilio Mutuo Hospital where Martínez took his last breath.

Puerto Rico Increases Power Bond Sale To $650M -Term Sheet
Wall Street Journal
By Mike Cherney Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is increasing a municipal bond deal to $650 million from $480 million and speeding up the sale, indicating good demand from investors, according to a ...

Puerto Rico's Government Continues Initiative to Collect Illegal Weapons
Caribbean Journal
By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico's illegal weapons collection programme has brought in 1056 weapons and 55044 rounds of ammunition in less than 60 days, according to Governor Luis Fortuño. Anyone bearing an illegal gun in Puerto Rico has a ...

via puerto rico - Google Blog Search by Louella Mahabir on 4/10/12
Enrique "Kike" Estrada is a cartoonist of an endangered species in Puerto Rico. For a cartoonist with his sense of humor, the Internet is the perfect place to exhibit his work. In this online space, he found the freedom to express ...

via puerto rico - Google Blog Search by Hermes on 4/10/12
How did dozens of fabulous British works of art, most of them Pre-Raphaelites, end up in an obscure museum on a Caribbean island? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/3672673/Pre-Raphaelites-from-Puerto-Rico.html ...

via puerto rico - Google Blog Search by unknown on 4/9/12
Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, April 8, 2012 – Puerto Rico's teams dominated the Boca Chica Beach Volleyball Tournament, the third stage of the 2012 NORCECA Circuit, by monopolizing the gold medals in both genders on Sunday.

via puerto rico - Google Blog Search by admin on 4/9/12
The fact is there is still enormous demand for Puerto Rico Bonds and with yields hovering around 4% for 10 year maturity dates, these bonds are very cheap compared to other states. The income from Puerto Rico bonds, and ...

via The New York Times's Facebook Wall by The New York Times on 4/10/12
Op-Ed contributor Paul D. Carrington writes, "High-ranking judges in all major nations, and all 50 states, are subject to age or term limits." He asks: "So why not the highest court in the land?"

Bring the Justices Back to Earth
The power to invalidate legislation is the ultimate political power, and those mortals who exercise it need constraint. So why not have term limits for the highest court in the land?

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