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Crowley to supply LNG to PR pharmaceutical
Issued: November 19, 2014
Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) services group has been awarded a second, multi-year contract to supply containerized,...
Construction lags despite jump in public projects
Issued: November 19, 2014
The latest permits and cements data point to the continued sluggishness in Puerto Rico’s construction industry despite solid gains in...
First of Prepa restructuring reports in; utility is owed $1.7B in unpaid bills
Issued: November 18, 2014
The scope of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s potential overhaul is starting to take shape as the first of a series of studies came in on...
Cargo coming into PR at 20-year low
Issued: November 18, 2014
The volume of cargo imports into Puerto Rico has sunk to a nearly 20-year low amid an ongoing downturn in the island dating back nearly a decade. ...
Killers target Army sergeant, kin in Guaynabo
Issued: November 18, 2014
Gunmen killed a retired Army sergeant and three members of his family, Puerto Rico police said Tuesday. A 13-year-old son survived despite being...
Sun Country launching PR-Florida flights
Issued: November 18, 2014
Sun Country Airlines is launching nonstop service between Florida and Puerto Rico next spring, marking a new route between the U.S. territory and the...
Saks looking to fill jobs for PR store
Issued: November 18, 2014
Saks Fifth Avenue is holding a job fair to fill positions at its store at the Mall of San Juan, a high-end shopping center in Puerto Rico’s capital...
Charges dropped against Don Omar
Issued: November 17, 2014
Domestic violence charges have been dropped against Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar. ...
PR pushes agricultural tourism plan
Issued: November 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is pushing ahead with agricultural tourism as the island works to diversify its economy amid a downturn dating back nearly...
PR speeds ACA funds spending; health plan deficit could surge to $2B by 2018
Issued: November 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is on track to exhaust its Affordable Care Act grants well over a year before they were originally scheduled to run out,...
Work starts on Lufthansa MRO facility
Issued: November 17, 2014
Puerto Rico and federal government officials gathered with aviation industry executives in the northwest city of Aguadilla on Thursday to officially...
Serafina eatery chain entering PR market
Issued: November 17, 2014
The Serafina restaurant chain is entering the Puerto Rico market with the upcoming opening at the La Concha hotel in the Condado area of San Juan. ...
PR monitors whales after fatal stranding
Issued: November 15, 2014
Authorities in Puerto Rico are monitoring two dense-beaked whales that got free and are swimming off the U.S. territory's northwest coast after...
PR aims to insure part of bond deal
Issued: November 14, 2014
Puerto Rico may insure part of a planned bond issue of up to $2.9 billion to keep a lid on borrowing rates. ...
PR speeds up bond issue plans
Issued: November 14, 2014
Puerto Rico is now aiming to return to the bond market this month with an issue of up to $2.9 billion. ...
DR ferry offers PR shopping tours
Issued: November 14, 2014
American Cruise Ferries has put together travel packages for Dominican Republic residents to tap shopping, healthcare and tourism opportunities in...
October tax haul beats on amnesty; FY15 tally still $29M short of target
Issued: November 14, 2014
Net revenues for the general fund reached $676 million for October, edging past estimates for the month but still trailing collection projections...
Governor to convene special session as Highways bailout stalls in Capitol
Issued: November 14, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is convening a special session of the Legislature after a bailout of the debt-ridden Highways & Transportation...
Union says Horizon exit to cost 800 jobs, liner should pay back PR govt
Issued: November 14, 2014
A powerful dock workers union is pushing the Puerto Rico government to seek restitution from Horizon Lines for tax breaks and other incentives in...
Zaragoza confirmed as Treasury chief
Issued: November 13, 2014
The Puerto Rico Senate confirmed Juan Zaragoza as Treasury secretary on Thursday, completing a high-level shuffling in Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s...
PR startup Piloto 151 recognized in DC
Issued: November 13, 2014
Representatives Piloto 151, a trailblazing co-working space in San Juan, were in Washington, D.C. this week for a ceremony recognizing the winners of...
Governor signs bills to allow private equity funds, cut auto excise taxes
Issued: November 13, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signed legislation Tuesday enabling the local launch of private-equity funds, a move proponents say could raise $1...
Doral: Still no earnings reports for 2014
Issued: November 13, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. is delaying the release of its third-quarter results and has still not filed any quarterly earnings reports in 2014. ...
EPA curbing pollution from buses in PR
Issued: November 13, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is supporting local efforts to reduce air pollution in the greater metropolitan area of San Juan by providing...
Governor, PDP lawmakers at odds on oil tax
Issued: November 13, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla called Popular Democratic Party lawmakers to La Fortaleza late Wednesday to try to push a steep hike in the petroleum...


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