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Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones
Issued: May 19, 2015
NEW YORK — The company whose name has long been synonymous with telephones is looking for new ways to reach out and touch someone. ...
Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million
Issued: May 19, 2015
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of...
Pernod to launch Havanista in US when Cuba embargo is lifted
Issued: May 19, 2015
On May 11, representatives of Pernod Ricard beverages were with French President Francois Hollande in Cuba, where he met with President Raul Castro...
Bhatia in Washington lobbying for inclusion of Puerto Rico in Chapter 9
Issued: May 19, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia is meeting Tuesday with officials of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to discuss H.R. 870, the bill authored by...
Senate launches website for ideas on how to improve government
Issued: May 19, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia announced the launch of a website that, in its first stage, will allow people to express their ideas for raising...
Palig gives CFO dual role
Issued: May 19, 2015
Pan-American Life Insurance Group (Palig) announced Monday that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Carlos Mickan has been named as...
Apple updates Macbook Pro, cuts price on high-end Imac
Issued: May 19, 2015
Apple is introducing an updated MacBook Pro and iMac and lowering the price for its top-end iMac. ...
Meliá doubles profits in 1Q results; reportedly negotiating 2 more hotels in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 19, 2015
Meliá Hotels International, the Spanish hotel chain that has a strong presence in the Caribbean and operates Gran Meliá Golf Resort Puerto Rico in Río...
NRCS Caribbean area conservation grants available
Issued: May 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) Caribbean Area Director, Edwin Almodóvar, announced the...
Triple-S CEO Ruiz-Comas to retire
Issued: May 19, 2015
Triple-S Management Corp. announced Monday that President & CEO Ramón Ruiz-Comas will retire, effective Jan. 1, after 25 years at the...
Caribe Federal opens new headquarters, branch
Issued: May 18, 2015
Caribe Federal cooperative inaugurated its headquarters in Guaynabo, absorbing the operations of the Buchanan branch. ...
SBA presents awards as Small Business Week wraps up in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 18, 2015
The Puerto Rico office of the U.S. Small Business Administration honored small business entrepreneurs, champions and lenders as Small Business Week...
Puma Energy acquires BP’s aviation business in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 18, 2015
Puma Energy announced Monday that it has signed a purchase agreement with BP to buy its local aviation business in Puerto Rico. ...
Ports ready to receive proposals to establish mega-yacht marina
Issued: May 18, 2015
The executive director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Ingrid Colberg Rodríguez, and Economic Development Secretary Alberto Bacó Bagué announced a...
Shoppers could soon have difficulty finding meat's origin
Issued: May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — Shoppers could soon have a harder time finding out where their red meat comes from. ...
Demonstration at police headquarters blocks Roosevelt Ave.
Issued: May 18, 2015
A demonstration in front of Puerto Rico Police Department headquarters in Hato Rey is blocking traffic on Roosevelt Avenue. ...
Trading in bitcoin made simpler through new exchange
Issued: May 18, 2015
Investors can for the first time bet on the value of bitcoins through an established stock exchange after Nasdaq launched an index based on the...
Security firm owes nearly $350K in back wages, damages
Issued: May 18, 2015
U.S. Department of Labor investigators found San Juan-based security company Alpha Guards Management Inc. violated the overtime provisions of the...
President honors Mutualink for export contributions
Issued: May 18, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker honored Mutualink with the president's "E" Award, the highest recognition a company can...
Radiant Logistics posts 13.3% net revenue increase
Issued: May 18, 2015
Radiant Logistics Inc., a third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, reported Monday its financial results. ...
Puerto Rico among ‘Best to Invest Locations’
Issued: May 18, 2015
Expansion planning magazine Site Selection has named its seventh annual Global Best to Invest rankings for success in attracting capital investment. ...
Justices make it easier to sue over 401(k) retirement plans
Issued: May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in favor of participants in employee retirement plans who object to companies' investment...
Entrepreneurship research by UPR presented in global project
Issued: May 18, 2015
The University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Río Piedras, represents the island in ongoing worldwide research on entrepreneurship. ...
Hiring unlicensed refrigeration technicians may lead to fines
Issued: May 18, 2015
In an effort to protect consumers from being victims of fraudulent services when installing an air-conditioning or refrigeration unit for either...
Business community mourns Edouard Lafontant
Issued: May 17, 2015
The business community is in mourning due to the death of motivational and leadership expert Edouard Lafontant, who was 83 years old. Lafontant...


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