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Starbucks, PepsiCo to bring ready-to-drink coffee to 10 Latin American markets
Issued: July 25, 2015
Starbucks Coffee Co. and PepsiCo Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement for the marketing, sale and distribution of Starbucks...
Culinary tourists driving growth in US tourism
Issued: July 25, 2015
MILAN — Culinary tourists are pushing growth in foreign tourism to the United States, which is transforming its image as a fast-food mecca to a land...
Hundreds join in demanding solution to fiscal crisis
Issued: July 25, 2015
Members of civil society and community groups, professionals from various fields, parents, and students responded Friday to the call by the Acción del...
Treasury reports $700M deficit, $8.96B in revenue for fiscal 2015
Issued: July 25, 2015
Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza Gómez reported a $703 million General Fund deficit at the end of fiscal year (FY) 2015, while net revenue totaled...
Elections Commission awaiting budgetary allocation for primary elections
Issued: July 25, 2015
The elections commissioners of the three registered parties unanimously agreed to direct their efforts at obtaining funds to hold primaries ahead of...
Deep-sea mining looms on horizon as UN body issues contracts
Issued: July 25, 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of...
Hotel-occupancy rate in Puerto Rico flat; remains steady at nearly 83%
Issued: July 24, 2015
Although Puerto Rico and the rest of the Caribbean have been enjoying an increase in tourism visitors so far this year, a June 2015 report from STR...
FDA OKs breakthrough cholesterol drug for high-risk patients
Issued: July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind drug that lowers artery-clogging cholesterol more than older...
Former UBS Puerto Rico brokers file FINRA claim
Issued: July 24, 2015
According to reports, there has been a mass exodus of registered stock brokers from the various offices of UBS Puerto Rico, and more layoffs are...
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles to prevent hacking
Issued: July 24, 2015
DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took...
Prasa on scene to repair Super Aqueduct
Issued: July 24, 2015
After word spread Friday morning of a sudden rupture in the North Coast Super Aqueduct, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa) announced...
Prepa sees latest creditor-proposed plan as ‘unachievable’
Issued: July 24, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) rejected a restructuring plan for the financially troubled utility that was recently proposed by one...
Prepa helicopter crashes at beach; no injuries
Issued: July 24, 2015
A helicopter owned by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) has crashed along the north coast, but no injuries were reported. ...
Popular posts 2Q profit of $596.5M
Issued: July 24, 2015
Popular Inc. reported net income of $597.5 million and adjusted net income of $90.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, compared to net income of...
OFG Bancorp posts loss of $3.1M in 2Q
Issued: July 24, 2015
OFG Bancorp on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $3.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. ...
Undersea volcano called Kick 'em Jenny rumbling off Grenada
Issued: July 24, 2015
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada — An active underwater volcano off Grenada's northern coast called Kick 'em Jenny was rumbling Thursday and regional...
Paulson & Co. buys San Juan Beach Hotel
Issued: July 24, 2015
Billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson and his firm, Paulson & Co., finalized the acquisition of the San Juan Beach Hotel, which had already...
YouTube makes virtual reality push with 360-degree 3-D
Issued: July 23, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. — YouTube says it's making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its...
Municipal bond funds face more stress
Issued: July 23, 2015
NEW YORK — One worry after another has hit the municipal bond market in recent years, from a high-profile 2010 prediction for a wave of defaults to...
Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system
Issued: July 23, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life. ...
GOP-controlled Senate panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban
Issued: July 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — A GOP-controlled Senate panel has voted to lift a decades-long ban on travel to Cuba, giving a boost to President Barack Obama's...
New president appointed for Manufacturers’ energy committee
Issued: July 23, 2015
Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association President Carlos Rivera-Vélez announced Thursday the appointment of Tomás Torres-Placa as new president of its...
Salinas, Guayama classified under 'extreme drought'
Issued: July 23, 2015
The U.S. Drought Monitor has increased its classification of Puerto Rico as under extreme drought when it introduced a new area Thursday, the...
Cuban dissidents feel sidelined as US focuses on state ties
Issued: July 23, 2015
HAVANA — In the seven months since the U.S. and Cuba declared detente, American politicians have flooded Havana to see the sights, meet the...
Environmental Quality Board: Puerto Rico beaches are safe
Issued: July 23, 2015
The Environmental Quality Board (EQB) announced Thursday that all the public beaches within its Beach Monitoring and Public Notification Program are...


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