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2014-09-11 12:25:49

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, launched its latest advertising campaign aimed at exposing the culture of corruption under Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Padilla that should alarm investors, creditors and taxpayers. Nick Ryan, Founder of the American Future Fund, said: "Governor Padilla continues to lead a government that disregards The US Constitution. His repeated efforts to publicly shame political...

2014-07-22 16:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Government of Puerto Rico, challenging the legality of a new law that allows certain public corporations to avoid their debts. Funds managed by BlueMountain Capital are holders of power revenue bonds in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a public corporation that provides electrical power to residents and businesses in the Commonwealth of Puerto...

2014-06-05 16:25:56

Easy-to-reach exotic getaway without the hassle of international travel helps Island secure #1 spot SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company today announced the island was voted the number one U.S. Island in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest. Puerto Rico tops the list, beating such destinations as Kauai, Hawaii, and Amelia Island, Fla. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/95010 "We are delighted that the...

2010-11-30 13:00:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Puerto Rico today unveiled a promise to the world encapsulated in the bold declaration: "PUERTO RICO DOES IT BETTER!" During a simultaneous launch in San Juan and Manhattan, Puerto Rico Governor Luis G. Fortuño, Secretary of State Kenneth McClintock, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce Jos© P©rez-Riera and Puerto Rico Tourism Company Executive Director Mario...

2010-08-16 17:38:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS), the largest managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced the initial results of the Government of Puerto Rico's RFP (Request for Proposal) process for the Reform (Medicaid) business. The Company, which is currently responsible for managing three of the eight Reform regions in Puerto Rico, has learned today that its managed care subsidiary will not be invited to participate at this...

2010-07-21 11:26:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to promote and facilitate the development of renewable energy sources in Puerto Rico, the Government of Puerto Rico is establishing and implementing a series of new policies that will create the necessary legal framework to spearhead said development. Today, Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuno, signed into law several measures that clearly define Puerto Rico's public policy regarding renewable energy. The newly...

2006-05-10 23:41:03

By Enrique Martel SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's governor announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to end a budget crisis and partial government shutdown that has left nearly 100,000 public workers out of work since May 1. Gov. Anibal Acevedo Vila, flanked by House Speaker Jose Aponte and Senate President Kenneth McClintock, said the self-governing U.S. territory would "return to normality" on Monday thanks to last-minute fiscal guidelines put forward by an...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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