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U.S. ban on Dominican fruit, vegetables results in $61 million loss
Issued: March 30, 2015
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The ban on fruits and vegetables by U.S. authorities represents a $61 million loss for producers, Dominican Trade...
World goes dark for Earth Hour
Issued: March 28, 2015
At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world switched off their lights for one hour to focus attention on...
Reuters: Prepa creditors offer $2 billion for natural gas operation
Issued: March 28, 2015
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) bondholders have offered it $2 billion in capital, $1.2 billion of which would fund a new natural gas...
Hotels see marked rise in occupancy
Issued: March 28, 2015
Tourism in Puerto Rico continues to reflect an upward trend in various areas, said Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC) Executive Director Ingrid Rivera...
Bhatia requests meeting with Fitch Ratings
Issued: March 27, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia said Friday he is in the process of requesting to meet with Fitch Ratings' executives after the credit-rating...
Pierluisi says GO bondholders must be protected
Issued: March 27, 2015
Talk of debt restructuring in Puerto Rico should be limited to public corporations and not include government-backed general obligation bonds,...
La Oficina celebrates kickoff event
Issued: March 27, 2015

La Oficina, a new shared executive office space, opened its doors Friday in the Caribe Plaza Office Building, across the street from the Caribe...

62 yachts cast off at St. Thomas International Regatta
Issued: March 27, 2015
Sixty-two yachts from the Caribbean, U.S. and Europe cast off Friday in the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG Heuer....
Puerto Rico's jobless rate lowest in nearly 7 years
Issued: March 27, 2015
Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped to 11.6 percent, the lowest level in nearly seven years. ...
Prepa creditor meeting to extend through weekend
Issued: March 27, 2015
Negotiations between the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) and its creditors, aimed at avoiding a potentially messy default, will likely...
Popular to report 1st quarter results, hold conference call
Issued: March 27, 2015
Popular Inc. announced that it expects to report its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31 before the market opens on Monday, April...
Puerto Rico statehood admission act gains traction
Issued: March 27, 2015
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced that fewer than two months after it was introduced, the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act...
Intertek expands laboratory services in the Dominican Republic
Issued: March 27, 2015
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, has...
Mall of San Juan opens to thousands of shoppers
Issued: March 27, 2015
Thousands of Puerto Rico residents and visitors were the first to shop The Mall of San Juan during its opening today Thursday. The island's first...
Molina Healthcare to start serving Government Health Insurance Plan
Issued: March 27, 2015
While it only has one hospital contracted to date in its provider network, Molina Healthcare of Puerto Rico is ready to start serving the 350,000...
Fitch downgrades Puerto Rico GOs to 'B'
Issued: March 27, 2015
Fitch Ratings has downgraded Puerto Rico's general obligation (GO) and related debt ratings to 'B' from 'BB-' and placed them on...
Puerto Rico to receive world’s largest cruise ships in 2016
Issued: March 27, 2015
Next year, Puerto Rico will welcome the largest cruise ships in the world, the Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, both of the Royal Caribbean...
Federal court fines 2 asphalt companies $7.2 million for Aguadilla airport fraud
Issued: March 26, 2015
Robles Asphalt and BTB Asphalt Corp. have been found guilty in federal court of fraud in a runway construction bid for the Rafael Hernández Airport in...
USDA announces grants for childhood obesity prevention programs
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday announced the USDA awarded $9 million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention...
Perfection doesn't last: Muni bond returns to be more muted
Issued: March 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Conditions were nearly perfect for municipal bonds last year, leading to sizeable returns. Perfection never lasts, though, and managers of...
3 charged in $2.1 million tax evasion case
Issued: March 26, 2015
A doctor and two business owners in Puerto Rico have been charged in a $2.1 million tax evasion case. ...
Prepa meets creditors; new financing offered
Issued: March 26, 2015
 Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority (Prepa)  and top government officials met in New York Thursday in attempts to persuade creditors...
New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10
Issued: March 26, 2015
New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in stores starting April 10. ...
U.S. House OKs bipartisan Medicare doc bill, fate up to Senate
Issued: March 26, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that could improve federal payments made to physicians in Puerto Rico under Medicare. ...
Kona Grill opens in Puerto Rico
Issued: March 26, 2015
Kona Grill, an American grill and sushi bar, announced Thursday the opening of its newest restaurant. ...


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