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Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Puerto Rican Lawyer Wants Same-Sex Marriages Recognized

By Danica Coto | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
A Puerto Rico attorney who married her longtime partner on the U.S. mainland has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have their marriage recognized in her home territory.

In Florida, Puerto Ricans Want Equality Back Home

By Laura Wides-Munoz | Monday Dec 2, 2013
Should Puerto Rico become the 51st state?

Puerto Rico to Debate New Gay Rights, Gender Bills

By Danica Coto | Wednesday Aug 14, 2013
Religious groups in Puerto Rico are protesting proposed laws that would allow gay and lesbian couples to adopt and would establish a public school curriculum examining gender issues including sexual orientation.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bills For Gay Rights

Wednesday May 29, 2013
Puerto Rico’s governor has signed a bill that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Puerto Rico Approves Anti-Discrimination Bill

By Danica Coto | Friday May 24, 2013
Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Arrest for anti-gay Twitter threat in Puerto Rico

Monday May 20, 2013
An FBI spokesman says a man has been arrested in Puerto Rico for making a threat on Twitter to a well-known gay rights activist.

Spicing Up Summer at the San Juan Marriott

By Dan Allen | Wednesday Apr 24, 2013
An iconic of San Juan’s Condado district, the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers the perfect combination of rest, relaxation and Puerto Rican spirit.

The Many Flavors of Puerto Rico

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Apr 23, 2013
Discover San Juan’s colorful past, one fried bite at a time.

Puerto Rico Gov’t Signals Support For Gay Adoption

Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
Puerto Rico’s government is supporting an effort to overturn a ban on gay adoption in the U.S. island territory.