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Gran Melia Resort in Puerto Rico hosts Hotel Technology Forum, award ceremony
Issued: April 23, 2015
Every year, Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine presents a group of lodging companies selected for their outstanding achievement in delivering...
Associated General Contractors announces engineering scholarships
Issued: April 23, 2015
Attention all engineering students. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Puerto Rico Chapter, is calling on all electrical, civil and...
GDB sees bond deal chance as ‘remote’
Issued: April 23, 2015
In the face of the precarious financial condition in which Puerto Rico will find itself at the beginning of next fiscal year, which begins in July,...
House speaker meets with 500 entrepreneurs at Fuerza Pyme
Issued: April 23, 2015
The president of the House of Representatives, Jaime Perelló Borrás, met with more than 500 small- and midsize-business (Pyme by its Spanish acronym)...
SBA kicks-off Emerging Leaders training series in Puerto Rico
Issued: April 23, 2015
The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office kicked-off the first ever Emerging Leaders training series in...
Prepa board holds public meeting in Aguadilla
Issued: April 23, 2015
The Governing Board of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) held its third public meeting Tuesday in the island's western region to...
Former Gov. Rosselló presents new publication
Issued: April 22, 2015
The Library-Museum Governor Pedro Rosselló and Universidad del Turabo on Wednesday hosted the presentation of “El último enclave del colonialismo,” or...
Troops from Fort Buchanan deploy to Middle East
Issued: April 22, 2015
Approximately 21 soldiers assigned to the 271st Human Resources Company, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, departed the island Wednesday on their way to...
Agrópolis fair to open for 2 weekends at Caguas Botanical Garden
Issued: April 22, 2015
Agrópolis, Puerto Rico's traditional agricultural fair, will kick off Friday at the Caguas Botanical Garden, where the agro-educational...
DoubleLine Capital increases stake in Puerto Rico junk bonds
Issued: April 22, 2015
Stateside investors' appetite for junk bonds issued by the Puerto Rico government continues to grow, with DoubleLine Capital’s Jeffrey Gundlach...
SME annual conference to focus on global trends, innovation, integration and business ideas
Issued: April 22, 2015
The Puerto Rico Sales and Marketing Executives Association (SME) will hold its annual conference, “What’s Next?” on May 7 and 8, from 8:30 a.m. to...
Puerto Rico delays filing of financial statements
Issued: April 22, 2015
The Government Development Bank (GDB) will not be able to deliver audited financial statements for the Puerto Rico government on time, according to an...
USDA announces Strikeforce initiative to promote economic development
Issued: April 22, 2015
During a visit by federal and Puerto Rican officials to Villa González in Guanica, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Wednesday its...
House, Fortaleza agree on 14% VAT
Issued: April 22, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla and House Speaker Jaime Perelló have agreed on a tax reform proposal that would include a 14% value-added tax (VAT, or...
Puerto Rico students lead at NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge
Issued: April 22, 2015
The NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge was held April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. Participants included 95...
Puerto Rico nonfarm payroll falls in 3 of 7 metro areas
Issued: April 22, 2015
The number of employees on nonfarm payrolls dropped 0.8% in March, according to the latest numbers from the federal government released Tuesday. ...
Fortuño: Grant Puerto Rico bankruptcy protection to avoid $164 billion bailout
Issued: April 22, 2015
In a recent blog post in the Hill, former Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño once again urged the U.S. Congress to allow the island’s troubled public...
Norwegian launches new routes to Puerto Rico
Issued: April 22, 2015
Starting in November, Norwegian will launch a non-stop service between London Gatwick and Puerto Rico. The airline is also adding more weekly flights...
Investigation launched against Molina Healthcare amid alleged service issues
Issued: April 21, 2015
Puerto Rico Patients’ Advocate Carlos Mellado said his office has started a full investigation against Molina Healthcare, which is one of the insurers...
Lawyers to discuss VAT implementation
Issued: April 21, 2015
Puerto Rico Bar Association President Mark Anthony Bimbela convened experts for a panel discussion titled "From IVU to IVA and the 2015 Internal...
Amgen tops estimates with 51% spike in 1Q profit
Issued: April 21, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — Amgen Inc. boosted first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging sales of its top prescription drugs and ongoing cost cuts...
VA chief calls House budget proposal 'inadequate'
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A House subcommittee's plan to cut the budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs by more than $1.4 billion next year will...
FDA: Safety problems prompted review of homeopathic remedies
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A top federal drug regulator says that increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision...
‘Boots to Business’ trains 25,000 service members
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Monday that the agency’s Boots to Business program has now trained 25,000...
San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz bans horse-drawn carriages amid abuse allegations
Issued: April 21, 2015
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz is banning horse-drawn carriages following allegations of animal abuse. ...


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