Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Herman Badillo — a man who set the standards - New York Post | "The perfect human is Puerto Rican": "maybe Yuiza, the only female Taino Cacique (chief) in Puerto Rico’s history." (This is just a quote, and not my opinion - I try to keep my reviews objective and comprehensive and try to include all the interesting articles. However, it looks that this one has to be checked out by a professional geneticist. - M.N.)

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The nearest neighbor to the “perfect human” is HG00737, a female who is… Puerto Rican. One might imagine that such a person already existed, maybe Yuiza, the only female Taino Cacique (chief) in Puerto Rico’s history. 

The perfect human is Puerto Rican | Bits of DNA 


Herman Badillo — a man who set the standards - New York Post

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Herman Badillo — a man who set the standards
New York Post
Some argued that the public system needed space for underachieving strivers, so open admissions largely were kept at community colleges. The foolish flank claimed that standards ... Born in Puerto Rico, he was an orphan at age 5 and came to New York ...

The perfect human is Puerto Rican | Bits of DNA 

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And that is exactly what Puerto Ricans are. In a “women in the diaspora” study, Puerto Rican women born on the island but living in the United States were shown to be 53.3±2.8% European, 29.1±2.3% West African, and ...

FBI arrests treasurer of troubled Puerto Rico transportation agency - Fox Business

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FBI arrests treasurer of troubled Puerto Rico transportation agency
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The FBI has arrested the treasurer of a debt-ridden public agency inPuerto Rico that the government is trying to bail out with help from a proposed tax increase that has angered many. Spokesman Moises Quinones said agents ...

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Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges - New York Times

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Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges
New York Times
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested the treasurer of Puerto Rico'shighway authority on charges of bribery. Federal prosecutors in San Juan said the treasurer of the Puerto Rico Highway Authority — a major borrower in the United ...

FBI raids Puerto Rico highways authority, arrests treasurer - Reuters

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FBI raids Puerto Rico highways authority, arrests treasurer
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During a meeting on Dec. 1 with company officials he received $5,000 in cash and agreed to receive the third payment on Wednesday. The payment was made directly before Cepeda Ortiz was arrested, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Puerto Rico's economy is ...

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Police In Puerto Rico Investigate Murder Of Military Family ...

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SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Police in Puerto Rico are investigating the execution-style murders of a retired U.S. Army officer and three members of his family during a Monday night attack on their gated suburban community home, ...
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Police In Puerto Rico Investigate Murder Of Military Family ...

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SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Police in Puerto Rico are investigating the execution-style murders of a retired U.S. Army officer and three members of his family during a Monday night attack on their gated suburban community home, ...

Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges - New Y... 

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Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges - New York Times

Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges
New York Times
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested the treasurer …


Puerto Rico's Highway Authority Treasurer Is Arrested on Bribery Charges - New York Times

FBI arrests treasurer of Puerto Rico agency - New Zealand Herald FBI arrests tr... 

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FBI arrests treasurer of Puerto Rico agency
New Zealand Herald
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) " The FBI has arrested the treasurer of a debt-ridden public agency in Puerto Rico that the …


FBI arrests treasurer of Puerto Rico agency - New Zealand Herald

Badillo, first Puerto Rico-born congressman, dies - MiamiHerald.com

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Badillo, first Puerto Rico-born congressman, dies
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Herman Badillo, a Bronx politician who became the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, died Wednesday morning. He was 85. The office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. confirmed the death. Badillo died of ...
Herman Badillo, congressman and New York political stalwart, dies at 85Washington Post
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Herman Badillo, congressman and New York political stalwart, dies at 85 - Washington Post

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Herman Badillo, congressman and New York political stalwart, dies at 85
Washington Post
Herman Badillo, a politician from the Bronx who became the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, died Dec. 5 at a hospital in Manhattan. He was 85. The cause was complications from congestive heart failure, according to George ...

Badillo, first Puerto Rico-born congressman, diesYork Dispatch
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Herman Badillo dies at 85; first native Puerto Rican in US House - Los Angeles Times

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Herman Badillo dies at 85; first native Puerto Rican in US House
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Herman Badillo, a Bronx politician who was the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, has died in New York. He was 85. Badillo died Wednesday of complications of congestive heart disease at a hospital in Manhattan, according to ...

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Puerto Rico's Senate passes oil tax hike needed for $2.9 bln bond - Reuters Africa

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Puerto Rico's Senate passes oil tax hike needed for $2.9 bln bond
Reuters Africa
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Dec 3 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's Senate approved late on Wednesday a bill to increase a crude oil tax 68 percent to back a crucial bond sale of up to $2.9 billion planned for early next year. The bill must still pass through a ...

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Badillo, First Puerto Rico-Born Congressman, Dies - NBC New York

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Badillo, First Puerto Rico-Born Congressman, Dies
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Herman Badillo, a Bronx politician who became the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, died Wednesday morning. He was 85. The office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. confirmed the death. Badillo died of ...
Herman Badillo, 1st Puerto Rican congressman, diesLa prensa 

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Herman Badillo, pioneering Bronx politician, dies - Crain's New York Business

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Herman Badillo, pioneering Bronx politician, dies
Crain's New York Business
(AP) -- Herman Badillo, a politician from the Bronx who became the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, has died. He was 85. The office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. confirmed Badillo died Wednesday morning.

Herman Badillo, First Puerto Rican Congressman, Dead at 85 - NBCNews.com

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Herman Badillo, First Puerto Rican Congressman, Dead at 85
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"No Latino leader in the modern history of this city blazed so unrivaled and winding a path of influence and power for as long as Herman Badillo the orphan kid from Puerto Rico who burst on the scene 50 years ago as a civil rights attorney, went to ...
Badillo, first Puerto Rico-born congressman, diesYork Dispatch

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Herman Badillo's Biggest Contrbution - Huffington Post

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Herman Badillo's Biggest Contrbution
Huffington Post
He broke the mold of Puerto Rican activism and service by playing the pioneering role on so many important issues in politics, education, voting rights and community service. Later in life he changed his position on many of his earliest successes. He ...
Herman Badillo, pioneering Bronx politician, diesCrain's New York Business

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Bolivar planned to take Puerto Rico to cut supply line to Spain - Fox News Latino

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Bolivar planned to take Puerto Rico to cut supply line to Spain
Fox News Latino
The author, who is in San Juan to present his book on Bolivar "Todo llevara su nombre" (Everything will bear his name), said Monday in an interview with Efe that the Venezuelanpolitician and military leader had devised a plan to snatch Puerto Rico ...

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