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Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina reveal they secretly got married
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Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina reveal they secretly got married

Beauty pageant queens Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina secretly tied the knot on Friday after revealing they had been in a relationship. In a joint Instagram post, newlyweds Fabiola Valentín, from Puerto Rico, and Mariana Varela, from Argentina, said: "After deciding to keep our relationship private, we opened the doors to them on a special day 28/10/22." The 30-second video post includes videos and pictures of the couple traveling together, as well as their marriage proposal and rings. Fabiola Valentín and Mariana Varela share a picture of their wedding rings. Instagram: Fabiola Valentín/ Mariana Varela After posting the announcement, fellow beauty queens shared their s...
Some 349,000 Still Without Power in Puerto Rico After Fiona
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Some 349,000 Still Without Power in Puerto Rico After Fiona

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An estimated 349,000 homes and businesses were still without power in Puerto Rico on Wednesday after Hurricane Fiona hit on Sept. 18, causing an island-wide power outage for its 3.3 million people.After hitting Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, Hurricane Fiona turned north and slammed into eastern Canada on Sept. 24, leaving over a third of Nova Scotia without power.Nova Scotia Power, a unit of Canadian energy company Emera Inc, said about 104,000 customers were still without power early Wednesday.Fiona hit Puerto Rico about five years after Hurricane Maria knocked out all power on the island.PowerOutage.us, which estimates outages based on utility data, said 349,000 customers were without service on Wednesday based on information from LUMA Energy, which opera...
Post Fiona recovery: Puerto Ricans await assistance amid power outages – National
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Post Fiona recovery: Puerto Ricans await assistance amid power outages – National

City worker Carmen Medina walked purposefully through the working-class community of Tranquility Village under a brutal sun, with clipboard, survey forms and pen in hand — part of a small army of officials trying to gauge the scope of disaster caused by Hurricane Fiona’s strike on Puerto Rico. She stopped at a white-and-seafoam green house and asked the owner to detail her losses in the storm that had flooded much of the town of Toa Baja.“Oh, my dear,” responded Margarita Ortiz, a 46-year-old house cleaner standing in a home that was nearly barren because so many flood-damaged belongings had already been discarded. Read more: Storm Fiona: Nova Scotia premier tours ‘heartbreaking’ aftermath in Cape Breton Read More ...