30 August 2008

Last Day For Vote Registration

15 of September of 2008. Don't complain if you don't register to vote. No excuses...Comision Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico

Calle 13 and Cafe Tacvba New Video

Cafe Tacvba is featured in Calle 13's new single 'No Hay Nadie Como Tu', part of Calle 13 new album 'Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo' to be released next October.

Hanna...350 km north of Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Hanna will pass more than 300km north of Puerto Rico(21.9N 66.4W @ 11am sat).

29 August 2008

The Arecibo Message - First Human Hello To The Stars

'The Arecibo message' is the first human 'hello' message sent to the stars. The message was beamed via radio waves into space at a ceremony to mark the remodeling of the Arecibo radio telescope on 16 November 1974. We are suppose to receive an extraterrestrial response in about 50,000 years (25,000 each way).

Delta jet in near-collision over Caribbean

A New York-bound Delta Air Lines flight nearly collided with a Russian-registered passenger jet near Puerto Rico yesterday, aviation officials say. more...

The San Juan Star Closes

The San Juan Star, Puerto Rico's Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language newspaper, closed Friday, the owner said, blaming the union for not agreeing to benefit cuts and layoffs to offset declining revenue. more...

Miguel Cotto Partying Too Much

Logan's? Auroritas, Guey

It wasn't Margarito's steroids; it was Cotto's partying habits that weaken our national boxing ex-champion Miguel Cotto. Rumors are starting to float about Cotto partying too much instead of preparing himself for the mega fight with Margarito. For more info on the matter ask the 'Logan's Irish Pub' crowd in Rio Piedras.

Banco Popular Assets Sold To Goldman Sachs

'Puerto Rico's largest bank Popular Inc said it will sell the loan and servicing assets of its U.S. mortgage unit worth $1.17 billion to Goldman Sachs to improve liquidity and reduce risky assets, sending its shares up as much as twenty seven percent.' read more...

Barack 'Shepherd' Obama Speech

"I've known John Mccain for years. And I've been operating under the assumption that the reason John devotes so much time and energy to shouting at the rain was that he simply didn't get it. Well, I was wrong. John's problem isn't that he doesn't get it. John's problem is that he can't sell it!

We have serious problems to solve, and we need serious people to solve them. And whatever your particular problem is, I promise you Mccain is not the least bit interested in solving it. He is interested in two things, and two things only: making you afraid of it, and telling you who's to blame for it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is how you win elections"

The 'XXX' Files...

David Duchovny, Agent Fox on the X-Files, has entered voluntarily a rehabilitation clinic for sex addiction.

First Debate Of 2008..Daddy Yankee vs Fat Joe

"If he believes John McCain is the better candidate for the Latinos," Fat Joe said, "we could sit down. Even if he wants to get into a debate, we can debate anywhere — New York, Puerto Rico." Make it happen Telemundo. Now..that's a debate.

28 August 2008

Hey Lucy...

So, what do you think about Obama's speech? Hmm, Well " “We don’t have stadiums like this in Puerto Rico” marveled Lucy Arce ... yeah, and we don't have candidates like that either.

Puerto Rico make headlines in China

'El Muerto Parao' (Corpse kept Upright)
Just picked up this pic from the chinadaily.com.cn

The Puerto Rican 'Escobar'

Eusebio Escobar-de Jesus, 'Escobar', was known as a violent criminal of 'kingpin' statute to the United States Department of Justice but he was considered a 'man of the people' to his native Loiza.

'Puerto Rico' ranked #2 in the world

Puerto Rico Game
'Puerto Rico', the board game, is ranked #2 by Boardgamegeek.com

Puerto Rico Islanders 1, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense 1

On wednesday night, Puerto Rico registered an upset by posting a stunning 1-1 draw against recent CONCACAF Champions Cup winners Alajuelense.

Fortuno to speak at Republican Convention

8:30 pm on Tuesday (watch it on CNN En italiano)

Judge orders Bi-lingual ballot printed in Puerto Rico

Pivazo (Pronounced Pee-va-zoh)

26 August 2008

Wow! Hillary Clinton Mentions Puerto Rico

Hillary expressed her gratitude to every one who voted for her including Puerto Rico. I think it's the first time, I've heard 'Puerto Rico' mentioned at prime time on CNN. Does it mean that americans are willing to accept us as equals? Well, what do you think? hmmm...I still don't understand why she wasn't selected as Obama's VP. Superb speech.

'Top 100 Things' Puerto Rico

In honor of Dave Freeman, co-author of "100 Things to Do Before You Die," a travel guide and ode to odd adventures that inspired readers and imitators, we want to dedicate this blog spot to find the top '100 things' one must do in Puerto Rico. So be creative and tell us...