Latest San Juan News

New fellowship gives $25,000 grants to Puerto Rican writers

May. 12, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A new fellowship co-sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will provide $25,000 for emerging and established Puerto Rican writers. On Wednesday, the Mellon Foundation and the Flamboyan Foundation’s Arts Fund announced the establishment of the...

US tourist killed in Puerto Rico after no-photo warning

Apr. 27, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a friend were attacked following a drug purchase in a seaside San Juan district popular with visitors, Puerto Rico police said. Police...

Apple Music launches more than 100 city-focused music charts

Apr. 26, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is coming to a city near you — the streaming service has launched daily music charts focused on particular cities around the world, including New York City, Tokyo and Lagos. The streaming service unveiled City Charts on Monday for more than...

Puerto Rico cracks down on tourists flouting pandemic rules

Mar. 24, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — They come from New York, Illinois, Michigan, and authorities say too many of the tourists are flouting Puerto Rico's pandemic health measures, including the mask mandate, the nightly curfew and a requirement to stay in isolation pending coronavirus tests. ...