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FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies
Issued: March 26, 2015
Federal officials plan to scrutinize the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, so-called homeopathic products that...
Saks Fifth Avenue opens in Puerto Rico
Issued: March 26, 2015
Hudson’s Bay Co. provided details on its newest Saks Fifth Avenue store in San Juan. The approximately 100,000-square-foot, multi-level store opened...
Nordstrom opens at Mall Of San Juan
Issued: March 26, 2015
Fashion retailer Nordstrom opened the doors to its first store in Puerto Rico at The Mall of San Juan. The two-level, 138,000-square-foot store...
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.69 percent
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of...
How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. ...
Ballester Hermanos slashes electricity costs with solar system
Issued: March 26, 2015
Yarotek, a Miami-based solar developer and independent power producer with regional headquarters in San Juan, and REC Solar, a provider of commercial...
Driver Services director: 35% savings on every traffic ticket for 90 days
Issued: March 26, 2015
People can save, starting Wednesday, 35% when paying the total of their fines, surcharges and penalties for traffic violations during an amnesty...
Colaboratorio shared space intends to propel development
Issued: March 25, 2015
Jon Borschow, founder and chairman of Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR), has announced the opening of the Colaboratorio, a collaborative space. ...
EDB promotes creation of 217 companies
Issued: March 25, 2015
The Economic Development Bank (EDB) announced Wednesday that, since January 2013, 217 companies been created in Puerto Rico with funding from the...
PDP meeting on VAT ends without agreement
Issued: March 25, 2015
The meeting of Popular Democratic Party mayors with Gov. Alejandro García Padilla to discuss the value-added tax (VAT, or IVA by its Spanish acronym),...
Planning Board back in business after losing more than two weeks
Issued: March 25, 2015
After a computer problem paralyzed the Planning Board for more than two weeks and forced it to stop its work on the upcoming budget, tax reform and...
T-Mobile announces Samsung Galax S6 debut in Puerto Rico
Issued: March 25, 2015
The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which were revealed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a few weeks ago, will be available...
Ford recalls more than 220,000 vehicles for 3 issues
Issued: March 25, 2015
Ford Motor said Wednesday it is recalling more than 220,000 vehicles in North America for potential issues with door handles, vacuum pump relays and...
Labor secretary lauds employment stimulus
Issued: March 25, 2015
Labor Secretary Vance Thomas highlighted the success of government administration strategies to encourage Puerto Rico’s small and midsize businesses...
Trouble at AmEx: Some cardholders can leave home without it
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — For decades, American Express was the undisputed credit card of choice among corporate road warriors, the wealthy and the well-traveled,...
Mall of San Juan counts on a mix of partners for new offering
Issued: March 24, 2015
The Mall of San Juan’s retailers and restaurants are complemented by amenities designed to enhance the visitor experience, thanks to mall partners...
Recall issued for 2012-2015 Toyota Yaris
Issued: March 24, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says approximately 17,000 model-year 2012-15 Toyota Yaris vehicles manufactured Aug. 31, 2011, to...
Prepa Said to Meet With Creditors March 26 to Discuss Extension
Issued: March 24, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) plans to meet with investors and bond insurers March 26 in New York to discuss extending a...
U.S. Census Bureau releases population estimates for Puerto Rico
Issued: March 24, 2015
According to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released Tuesday, San Juan continued to be the most populous municipality, with 365,575...
3 organic food companies recall products over listeria fears
Issued: March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns. ...
Ponce defends cutting hours versus laying off 1,200
Issued: March 24, 2015
Faced with the possibility of dismissing 1,200 employees, Ponce administrator Eliezer Velázquez defended measures taken by the Mayor María...
US removes dozens of Cuban companies from blacklist
Issued: March 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has removed dozens of Cuban companies from a U.S. blacklist of terror supporters and narcotics traffickers,...
Puerto Rico Manufacturers seek U.S. investment
Issued: March 24, 2015
Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association President Carlos Rivera traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the SelectUSA 2015 investment summit and...
Tax Credits International hires former Puerto Rico Film Commission adviser
Issued: March 24, 2015
Tax Credits International (TCI) announced that Nadia Barbarossa has joined the company to direct its newly established Production Consulting Services...
Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online?
Issued: March 24, 2015
Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make...


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