Earthquake Rocks Puerto Rico at 6.5 Magnitude

Earthquake Rocks Puerto Rico at 6.5 Magnitude

At 4:01:04 UTC on Monday, January 13, 2014 an earthquake rocked Puerto Rico.  The magnitude of the quake was 6.5. The earthquake, which was located at 18.997°N 66.829°, occurred about 35 miles (56 km) N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.  In addition, it was 36 miles (58 km) NNE of Isabela, 37 miles (59 km) NNW […]

Puerto Rico Could Become 51st State

Puerto Rico Could Become 51st State

Puerto Rico’s new Progressive Party has voted unanimously to introduce legislation in Congress which could make their country the 51st member of the United States.  Presently, the country is a United States Commonwealth. On November 6th, the citizens of Puerto Rico were asked to vote on the referendum concerning status quo, U.S. statehood, or something […]

CDC Report: Chikungunya Fever Outbreak in Southern U.S. Probable

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (CDC) is reporting that the mosquito borne illness, Chikungunya Fever, has the potential to be imported to the southern United States, areas with temperate climates and large mosquito vectors. Chikungunya Fever is a viral disease, a mosquito-borne pathogen, similar to Dengue Fever. The disease is […]