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  • Mother of slain Burger King cashier Kristal Bayron-Nieves demands justice

    01/15/2022 9:30:14 PM PST · by RandFan · 51 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jan 16 | By Dana Kennedy, Georgett Roberts, Joe Marino and Steven Vago
    The family of a young woman gunned down at a Manhattan Burger King demanded justice Saturday as they thanked supporters at a makeshift memorial. Kristal Bayron-Nieves, 19, was killed during a robbery while working the night shift last week. Her mother, Kristie Nieves, 36, clutched a big teddy bear handed to her by a supporter. She came to the crime scene, walking distance from the family’s home, with a sister, brother-in-law and cousins. She began speaking to reporters and well-wishers but did not get far. “Thank you everyone and everyone who supported me including my family” she said, growing increasingly...
  • The Dems’ Big January 6th Lie

    01/09/2022 2:09:34 PM PST · by conservative98 · 17 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 7, 2022 | Mark Levin
    Want to see a real Capitol Insurrection? In 1954, Puerto Rican nationalists shot up the House Gallery, wounding five members of the House. Jimmy Carter pardoned them all. In 1983 the Weather Underground bombed the Capitol. Bill Clinton pardoned them. Now, as Mark points out, January 6th wasn't an insurrection, but Democrats will lie to make you believe it was.
  • Puerto Rico Faces Staggering Covid Case Explosion

    01/02/2022 11:21:59 AM PST · by Tipllub · 51 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1/2/22
    A rmed with her vaccine passport and a giddy urge to celebrate the holiday season, Laura Delgado — and 60,000 other people in Puerto Rico — attended a Bad Bunny concert three weeks ago. Three days later, she was sick with Covid-19, one of about 2,000 people who fell ill as a result of the two-day event. “We did so well; we followed the rules,” said Ms. Delgado, a 53-year-old interior designer. “We followed the mask mandate. Our vaccination rate was so high that we let our guard down. The second Christmas came, we were like, ‘We’re going to party!’”...
  • Gang hit in Puerto Rico (Graphic Video)

    12/15/2021 4:30:57 AM PST · by marktwain · 46 replies
    Gun Free Zone ^ | December 14, 2021 | Gun Free Zone, Donut Operator
    Most people are not used or have no idea what real violence is like. We have many a snowflake that believes violence is when you tell them to go flock themselves for butting in in your life. They cy a river demanding reparations because they suffer PTSD and unrepairable damages for 2 words according to them. This is real violence. The people in the video who ended horizontally, do not come back from its consequences. The only positive thing you could say, they were equally scum as the assholes that shot them. Donut Operator has a full deconstruction and explanation...
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer is seen breaking Puerto Rico's strict mask rules while dancing the merengue and celebrating the Democrats' infrastructure bill win

    11/07/2021 7:01:18 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/7/2021 | James Gordon
    Chuck Schumer was spotted celebrating the passing of President Biden's infrastructure bill on Friday night, but the Senate Majority Leader who was in Puerto Rico, appeared to let the win for the Democrats go to his head and forgot to wear a face mask. Strict local rules on the Caribbean island are still in place and require those in public places indoors to wear face coverings, regardless of their vaccination status. Schumer, 70, was seen embracing island life as he attempted to perform the merengue alongside New York City Council member Carlina Rivera who was also maskless. 'Sen. Majority Leader...
  • How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America

    10/25/2021 3:44:41 AM PDT · by blueplum · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | 24 October 2021 | Ray Sanchez
    (CNN)A member of a scientific coalition advising Puerto Rico's government on the coronavirus pandemic recently joked about the island's high Covid-19 vaccination rate, attributing it to the proliferation of drug store chains on the island.... The Caribbean island -- in recent years pummeled by deadly hurricanes, rocked by earthquakes, beset by political unrest and saddled by debt -- has quietly managed to outpace even New England states with the highest vaccination rates in the country.... ..."Best I can tell, they've done this largely by not tying vaccines to politics," Jha wrote last weekend. "They pay less attention to mainland politics....
  • Hero attendants on Boston JetBlue flight block cockpit from ‘unruly passenger’ saying ‘Allah’

    09/25/2021 4:36:33 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 45 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 24, 2021 | Joe Dwinell
    Hero flight attendants fought off an enraged passenger who attempted to storm the cockpit of a JetBlue flight out of Boston this week — at one point being heard saying “Allah” — in a brutal clash that has once again raised questions about airline safety. That passenger on JetBlue Flight 261 heading to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday night “had to be physically restrained by flight crew members … during the passenger’s attempt to gain access to the flight deck,” an FBI agent states in his affidavit. The suspect, Khalil El Dahr, “became angry” after a phone call he tried...
  • Muslim man storms cockpit on JetBlue flight from Boston to San Juan…

    09/24/2021 9:56:40 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 67 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on September 24, 2021 12:51 pm
    A passenger aboard a flight from Boston to Puerto Rico tried to storm the cockpit last night while screaming in Spanish and Arabic, according to an FBI affidavit obtained by ABC News. BOSTON (CBS) – A passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico was arrested after he choked a flight attendant and tried to enter the cockpit. Flight 261 was about an hour out from landing in San Juan after taking off from Logan Airport when the attack happened. Investigators say Khalil El Dahr tried to make a cell phone call. When the call did...
  • Man attempts to storm cockpit, strangles and kicks flight attendant on JetBlue flight

    09/23/2021 10:45:02 PM PDT · by blueplum · 47 replies
    ABC ^ | 23 September 2021 | Mina Kaji andSam Sweeney
    A man attempted to storm the cockpit of a JetBlue flight on Wednesday evening and then proceeded to kick and choke members of the flight crew, according to an FBI affidavit. With a little more than an hour left in the flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the man attempted to make a phone call and "became angry about the call's unsuccess," a flight attendant told the FBI. Thirty minutes later he allegedly rushed toward the cockpit, shouting in Spanish and Arabic to be shot....
  • Puerto Rico’s progress still stalled four years after Maria

    09/20/2021 6:52:59 PM PDT · by blueplum · 11 replies
    NBC via msn ^ | 20 September 2021 | Nicole Acevedo
    The memories of surviving Hurricane Maria still haunt people in Puerto Rico, four years after the storm wreaked havoc on the U.S. territory on Sept. 20, 2017. ...Hurricane Maria left $90 billion in damages and Congress allocated at least $63 billion for disaster relief and recovery operations. Four years later, about 71 percent of those funds have not reached communities on the island archipelago. Puerto Rico has received about $18 billion, according to FEMA's Recovery Support Function Leadership Group.... ...The Fiscal Oversight and Management Board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has said the remaining bulk of the reconstruction aid is scheduled...
  • San Juan Celebrating 500th Anniversary

    09/07/2021 7:03:26 AM PDT · by cll · 22 replies
    The Weekly Journal ^ | 09/06/2021 | Yaritza Rivera Clemente
    The wait is over. Everything is ready to start this week the activities to celebrate the 500 years of the founding of San Juan - events that are projected will have economic, educational, and cultural implications in the capital city, while seeking to promote unity of purpose and brotherhood among the Puerto Rican people. The announcement was made on Sunday, at the emblematic Alejandro Tapia y Rivera Theater, which is undoubtedly an architectural and historical gem that is part of the cultural wealth of San Juan. The press conference was led by Mayor Miguel Romero and multiple artists participated. The...
  • Is the CDC openly discriminating against Puerto Rico, USA?

    09/02/2021 7:55:18 AM PDT · by cll · 9 replies
    News Is My Business ^ | 9/02/21 | Francisco Rodriguez-Castro
    On Aug. 31, we were all surprised to see that the Centers for Disease Control, known as CDC, issued a warning against traveling to several worldwide destinations and two US territories Guam and Puerto due to an increase in coronavirus cases. The CDC raised Puerto Rico to what they refer to as “Level 4,” to allow you to make your decisions, we will review each of the four levels that classify international destinations, States, and territories directly from the CDC website: Level 4: Very high level of COVID-19 Avoid travel to this destination. Level 3: High level of COVID-19 Make...
  • Ocasio-Cortez's aunt crushes AOC's narrative blaming Trump for Puerto Rico hurricane relief problems

    06/12/2021 4:38:24 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 12, 2021 | CHRIS ENLOE
    The alleged aunt of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threw a wrench in the New York Democrat's narrative about Puerto Rico, telling a reporter recently that former President Donald Trump is, in fact, not to blame for troubles on the island. Fearless with Jason Whitlock What is the background? After recently visiting her grandmother in Puerto Rico, Ocasio-Cortez posted a photo of her abuela's home still in disarray after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017. She blamed Trump for allegedly blocking relief funds from reaching the island. "Just over a week ago, my abuela fell ill. I went to Puerto Rico...
  • Giant explosion and cyberattack cause major blackouts across Puerto Rico (video)

    06/14/2021 6:10:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    SS ^ | 6/12/21 | SS
    A large fire at an electrical substation for Puerto Rico’s new electricity provider, Luma Energy, knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of the island’s residents Thursday. At the height of the blackout, nearly 800,000 customers were without power, according to Luma. By midnight, roughly 60,000 customers were still in the dark. “The fire caused major blackouts across the entire island. The situation is under assessment and work is being done to restore the system,” LUMA Energy tweeted. Cyberattack at Luma The fire and blackout were not the only crises facing Luma on Thursday. Earlier that day, the company announced...
  • AOC’s aunt says blame Puerto Rico pols, not Trump, for ‘abuela’ misery: report

    06/11/2021 11:20:14 PM PDT · by blueplum · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11 Jun 2021 | Dom Calicchio
    If the grandmother of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has suffered in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria in 2017, then Puerto Rican politicians are to blame, not former President Trump. That’s the assessment of an aunt of the New York Democrat, who was interviewed in Puerto Rico by Britain’s Daily Mail. ...when a Daily Mail reporter visited Rivera’s home this week, a woman there who claimed to be AOC’s aunt said the congresswoman’s story wasn’t accurate. The aunt noted that the Category 5 hurricane caused extensive damage to the island – but insisted Trump wasn’t to blame for residents struggling to...
  • Power plant fire causes Puerto Rico blackout

    06/10/2021 9:41:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    MSN ^ | 06 10 2021 | Staff
    A power plant fire in the US territory of Puerto Rico has left thousands of households without electricity. Pictures on social media show plumes of smoke rising from the flames at a sub-station in the capital, San Juan. The fire broke out shortly after the firm reported a cyber-attack, which has not yet been linked to fire. The Caribbean island has struggled with rolling blackouts ever since Hurricane Maria largely destroyed its electrical grid in 2017. Some Puerto Ricans were left without electricity for nearly a year after the storm. A private company - Luma Energy - took over operation...
  • AOC's Family Rejects Generous Matt Walsh Fundraiser to the Tune of $100,000

    06/05/2021 7:56:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Red State ^ | 06/05/2021 | Kira Davis
    In a troll worthy of social media insanity, The Daily Wire‘s Matt Walsh launched a fundraising campaign for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ suffering abuela. The grandmother of America’s Wokeheart has been condemned to living in squalor and poverty ever since President Trump forced a hurricane to hit Puerto Rico and then forced their governor to “misplace” millions of dollars in cash and aid just to spite the big, bad orange man.AOC made sure to show us the horrific conditions her abuela has been enduring, and of course, took the opportunity to blame Trump, because it’s been a whole five minutes since someone...
  • GoFundMe tells Matt Walsh 'family' of AOC's abuela won't accept money after he raised $100,000 to repair home

    06/05/2021 11:19:48 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published 1 hour ago 6/5/2021 | By Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    AOC blamed Trump for not sending relief to repair her abuela's Puerto Rico home after Hurricane Maria -------- Conservative commentator Matt Walsh revealed on Saturday that the "family" of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's grandmother will not be accepting the money he raised to repair her home after the New York Democrat blamed former President Donald Trump for blocking aid that was supposed to be sent to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Walsh took to Twitter and shared an email he received from the GoFundMe Trust & Safety Team, who informed him that they had been in communications with the "beneficiary's family,"...
  • UPDATE: “someone” in AOC’s abuela’s family told GoFundMe that she won’t take the money, even though AOC previously claimed that her grandma was in dire straits (and it was Trump’s fault)

    06/05/2021 10:46:25 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    Matt Walsh Twitter ^ | 6/5/21 | Matt Walsh
    UPDATE: “someone” in AOC’s abuela’s family told GoFundMe that she won’t take the money, even though AOC previously claimed that her grandma was in dire straits (and it was Trump’s fault). @AOC still hasn’t acknowledged this effort or thanked us. Here’s the email from GoFundMe:— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 5, 2021It’s pretty fascinating, really. We raised enough to change her grandmother’s life. We could have raised enough to lift her whole neighborhood out of poverty. AOC shut it down. She’d rather leave people to suffer than accept help from us. Very revealing episode.— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 5, 2021
  • 'Sell your Tesla!' AOC slammed for not helping grandma in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico home

    06/02/2021 6:26:26 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 2, 2021 | 8:22pm | Samuel Chamberlain
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was hammered on Twitter Wednesday after she posted a lengthy thread highlighting the plight of her grandmother in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. “Just over a week ago, my abuela fell ill,” Ocasio-Cortez began. “I went to Puerto Rico to see her- my 1st time in a year+ bc of COVID. “This is her home,” the congresswoman added, posting a picture of a dwelling with a damaged roof, little dresser, and no bedding. “Hurricane María relief hasn’t arrived. Trump blocked relief $ for PR. People are being forced to flee ancestral homes, & developers are taking them.” Over...