April 20, 2021

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The 5 news of the weekend

1. OEG closes chat search. The Office of Government Ethics (OEG) reported on Friday that it closed last month the investigation into the Telegram chat that the resigning Governor Ricardo Rosselló had with members of his cabinet and private contractors. The entity stated that there was no cooperation from those involved, as well as from the Department of Justice. The chat investigation, which included 899 pages, began on July 15, 2019.

Read: Government Ethics closes investigation on Rosselló’s Telegram chat

2. Warning to Lúgaro.

May 20, 2020 San Juan PR Calle Fortaleza Representatives of the PPD Victoria Ciudadana deliver a document to the fortress related to the electoral code in the photo Alexandra Lugaro [email protected]

“@AlexandraLugaro I love you, but you can’t clone my commercial this way.” That was the message that Ramiro Agulla, from Rome: Political Marketing and Strategy Agency, wrote on his social networks, after it emerged that the candidate for governor for the Citizen Victory Movement, Alexandra Lúgaro, published her first search ad from school officials, but it turned out to be a copy of a production made by the Argentina-based agency.

Read: Argentine publicist to Alexandra Lúgaro: “You can’t clone my commercial like this”

3. Another strong earthquake in the south.

Data from a seismograph after an earthquake.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.05 was reported Saturday in southern Puerto Rico, according to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network. The earthquake occurred at 12:33 pm at 11.68 kilometers south of Guánica. Users on social networks indicated that it was felt in towns such as Lares, Las Marías, Mayagüez, Moca, Cabo Rojo, Utuado and Lajas.

Read: Earthquake reported in southern Puerto Rico

4. Confirmed deaths from Hurricane Laura.

Buildings and homes are flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, near Lake Charles, La. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

Fifteen deaths were reported after Hurricane Laura passed through the United States, while thousands of residents of Louisiana and Texas remain without electricity and water. According to data released by authorities this Saturday, the death toll has already reached 15, with 10 deceased in Louisiana and 5 in Texas. Half of the deaths have been attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning from using electric generators inside homes.

Read: The fatalities of Hurricane Laura in the United States increase to 15

5. Chadwick Boseman dies.

FILE – In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43. (Photo by Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP, File) (Jordan Strauss)

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, died Friday of cancer. He was 43 years old. Boseman passed away at his home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, said his publicist Nicki Fioravante. Related information on page 19.

Lee: Chadwick Boseman dies: star of “Black Panther”

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