May 02

Quake hits near Puerto Rico, some reports of damage

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit near southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, jolting many from their beds on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Feb 03

Puerto Ricans thrilled by flag sighting in Super Bowl

Screams echoed across Puerto Rico when Jennifer Lopez unfurled a feather cape representing the flag of the U.S. territory during the Super Bowl’s halftime show. The move came at a trying time for the island of 3.2 million U.S. citizens.