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  • Mayor’s Bizarre Family Christmas Photo Goes Viral (Mayor of San Juan, PR)

    12/13/2011 12:24:40 PM PST · by DemforBush · 57 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/13/11 | melissa knolwes
    Right about now, you're probably starting to receive Christmas cards from friends and family. It's pretty safe to assume that most of them are adorned with candid shots of smiling faces, and some even have a picture of the newest addition to the family: a kid or man's best friend. Well a Christmas card from San Juan's mayor just earned him a spot on the famous blog "AwkwardFamilyPhoto.com."...
  • Bloomberg dumping NYC homeless in Puerto Rico

    06/22/2010 11:44:56 AM PDT · by cll · 15 replies
    El Nuevo Dia (Translation) ^ | 6/22/2010 | Andrea Martinez
    San Juan Mayor Jorge Santini, said today that he is in the process of verifying the allegations made by eight homeless men from New York who turned up in Old San Juan, and say that the mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, paid for their passage to Puerto Rico. “We had zero homeless people in Old San Juan and now we have eight”, said the Mayor in an aside during a press conference announcing the inauguration of the Plaza de la Convalecencia in Rio Piedras. He said that the City has provided services to the men as if they...
  • U.S. group censures (mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico) Santini for position on weapons ban

    08/27/2004 10:02:01 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 9 replies · 448+ views
    PRWOW ^ | August 28th, 2004
    SAN JUAN (AP) - The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, a U.S. group that is leading the fight to extend the federal ban on the manufacture and sale of assault weapons, has censured San Juan mayor Jorge Santini, for his opposition to renewing the ban. Brian Malte, spokesman for the campaign chairman, publicly endorsed Santini’s opponent in the race for the office of mayor San Juan, Eduardo Bhatia, and called Santini’s opposition to the Federal Assault Weapons Ban “irresponsible” and “shocking.” “Mayor Santini is putting at risk the lives of the children of San Juan, their families, and the...
  • John Gizzi Offers Tribute to late Rep. David Towell, R-NV

    06/30/2003 11:07:15 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 226+ views
    Human Events ^ | 06-30-03 | Gizzi, John
    Politics 2003 Week of June 30 by John Gizzi Posted Jun 27, 2003 DAVID TOWELL, R.I.P. Although Tom Larainger and Hal Furman had both been interns and then full-time staffers for former Sen. (1974-86) Paul Laxalt (R-Nev.)—easily the most durable politician in modern Nevada history—neither had any strong memories of David Towell, who was the silver state’s lone U.S. Representative from 1972-74. For that matter, Towell himself—who died June 11 at 66 following a long illness—likened his own political career to a rocket ride that "went straight up and straight down." But, as dim and remote as he was from...