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Pot haul seized on Caribbean cargo ship
Issued: July 21, 2014
U.S. authorities have seized a haul of marijuana from a Guyana-flagged cargo ship in the Caribbean Sea south of Puerto Rico, officials said Monday. ...
Obama on DC statehood: ‘I’m for it’
Issued: July 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital. ...
JetBlue trimming PR-Jacksonville service
Issued: July 21, 2014
JetBlue Airways is trimming its nonstop service between Puerto Rico and Jacksonville. ...
GDB report: PR government may not be able to honor all of its obligations
Issued: July 21, 2014
The Puerto Rico government may be unable to honor all of its obligations as they come due as it faces a number of fiscal and economic challenges and...
Unemployment, payrolls, participation all drop in June; 27,000 fewer working
Issued: July 21, 2014
Puerto Rico’s unemployment rate declined again while payroll jobs posted another sharp in June, the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics...
GE shutting 2 PR plants, adding 1
Issued: July 21, 2014
General Electric is shuttering two manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico but plans to build another on the island. ...
Unions, police clash at PDP assembly
Issued: July 20, 2014
Police and union members clashed as labor groups protested outside the governing Popular Democratic Party’s assembly in San Juan on Sunday. ...
Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs
Issued: July 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? A new poll...
Open Mobile moves its PR call center to DR, leaves 50 workers unemployed
Issued: July 19, 2014
Telecom provider Open Mobile is pulling the plug on its Puerto Rico call center and relocating to the Dominican Republic in a move that will cost 50...
Governor to sign holiday cuts after long weekend
Issued: July 18, 2014
Puerto Rico government workers will have the day off Monday to mark the birth of Luis Muñoz Rivera despite La Fortaleza legislation that will cut the...
Crowley buoys UPR solar team’s dream
Issued: July 18, 2014
Crowley Maritime Corportion is pitching in to help a group of University of Puerto Rico students compete in a cutting-edge competition on the U.S....
Puig serves as new face of Chrysler PR
Issued: July 18, 2014
Puerto Rican tennis ace Mónica Puig is the new spokesperson for the Chrysler brand in Puerto Rico. ...
EPA funds Martín Peña drainage plan
Issued: July 18, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing a $60,000 grant to ENLACE to design a plan for a new stormwater drainage system along the Martín...
PR-DR passenger ferry relaunched
Issued: July 18, 2014
America Cruise Ferries is set to resume passenger service between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic Friday three months after was idled for...
Shoe Carnival expands its PR footprint
Issued: July 18, 2014
Shoe Carnival in Puerto Rico has continued its growth path in Puerto Rico with the opening of two stores in time for back to school. The new Shoe...
US House OKs budget bill calling for Treasury to ‘assist’ PR on fiscal fixes
Issued: July 17, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an appropriations bill that calls on the U.S. Treasury Department to “provide technical assistance to...
PR declares chikungunya virus epidemic
Issued: July 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico Health Department has declared an epidemic of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. ...
Territories get big Obamacare waiver
Issued: July 17, 2014
The Obama administration has determined that the Affordable Care Act’s market rules don’t apply Puerto Rico Rico and the four other U.S. territories...
Governor heads $10K per plate Dem fundraiser
Issued: July 17, 2014
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla was headlining a $10,000 per plate fundraising dinner in San Juan on Thursday to benefit the Democratic...
PR government aims to reassure investors
Issued: July 17, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla reiterated Thursday his pledge to submit a comprehensive tax reform plan in the next six months that would help spur...
S&P downgrades UPR ratings
Issued: July 17, 2014
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has lowered its ratings on the University of Puerto Rico. All ratings have been removed from CreditWatch and...
Forbes Travel Guide reaches Caribbean
Issued: July 17, 2014
Forbes Travel Guide will begin rating properties in the Caribbean and Mexico. ...
USA Today: PR is best wedding destination
Issued: July 17, 2014
Puerto Rico is the best wedding destination in the world, according to a new USA Today poll. ...
WSJ spotlights PR’s high-end upswing
Issued: July 17, 2014
The Wall Street Journal is spotlighting a rise in the number of private-equity firms and property managers buying or developing high-end hotels and...
All-electric Nissan Leaf debuts in PR
Issued: July 17, 2014
After a three-year wait, representatives from Nissan and local distributor Motorambar Inc. officially unveiled the 2015 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle...


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