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VA chief calls House budget proposal 'inadequate'
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A House subcommittee's plan to cut the budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs by more than $1.4 billion next year will...
FDA: Safety problems prompted review of homeopathic remedies
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A top federal drug regulator says that increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision...
‘Boots to Business’ trains 25,000 service members
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Monday that the agency’s Boots to Business program has now trained 25,000...
San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz bans horse-drawn carriages amid abuse allegations
Issued: April 21, 2015
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz is banning horse-drawn carriages following allegations of animal abuse. ...
Comptroller audit reveals Maritime authority deficiencies
Issued: April 21, 2015
The Maritime Transportation Authority (ATM by its Spanish initials) incurred in additional payments for insurance, bonds, inspection, painting,...
January slow for Puerto Rico hotels
Issued: April 21, 2015
Puerto Rico hotels had an underwhelming period last January, with guest room demand rising by only 0.5%, according to the latest monthly industry...
House approves extension for mayors to submit fiscal 2016 budgets
Issued: April 21, 2015
The Puerto Rico House of Representatives approved Monday a measure that gives more time for mayors to submit fiscal year 2016 budget proposals to...
García Padilla on tax reform: The dialogue is still open
Issued: April 20, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Monday that tax reform continues to be discuss "in open dialogue" between the executive and legislative...
Running out of time: Limited-time deals can be limiting
Issued: April 20, 2015
NEW YORK — Target shoppers found out this weekend that when stores make deals to carry merchandise from high-end designers for a limited time, it can...
Puerto Rico students among winners in VEX Worlds robotics competition
Issued: April 20, 2015
Over the weekend, more than 850 teams from 29 nations gathered at the Kentucky Exposition Center to compete with custom-built robots during three days...
Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50
Issued: April 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning...
Piloto 151 in raffle offering free year of worldwide co-working space
Issued: April 20, 2015
Hacker Paradise, a traveling community of developers, designers and entrepreneurs, is giving three raffle winners a year of free co-working at spaces...
Fortuño- and Bhatia-backed ad warns U.S. of Puerto Rico bailout
Issued: April 20, 2015
Last week, the Puerto Rico Fiscal Stability Coalition, which comprises former Gov. Luis Fortuño and Senate President Eduardo Bhatia as advisers and...
Puerto Rico launches incentive campaign at WTM Latin America
Issued: April 20, 2015
Meet Puerto Rico is launching a special promotion at World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America, the main Latin American travel industry show, held...
Research & Markets issues its ‘Americas Pharmaceutical Market Forecasts to 2019’
Issued: April 20, 2015

Research & Markets has announced the addition...

RnR releases LNG industry report on South America, Caribbean
Issued: April 20, 2015
A new LNG industry research on South American and Caribbean markets provides an outlook on capacity and capital expenditure forecasts. ...
In Puerto Rico, a push to revive indigenous culture
Issued: April 20, 2015
SAN LORENZO, Puerto Rico — In Puerto Rico's misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language,...
El Blok in Vieques among Conde Nast’s best new hotels
Issued: April 20, 2015
The editors of Conde Nast Traveler announced Monday their guide to the “best new hotels and resorts in the world, the 2015 Hot List.” ...
World’s first LNG-powered containership launched; bound for San Juan-Jacksonville route
Issued: April 20, 2015
SAN DIEGO — General Dynamics NASSCO has launched the Isla Bella, the world's first LNG-powered containership. ...
SIF union warns of $100 million transfer to general fund
Issued: April 20, 2015
The president of the State Insurance Fund Corp.'s (SIF by its Spanish acronym) Employee Union, Francisco Reyes Márquez, warned of "dire"...
Caguas first to offer recycling of textiles
Issued: April 20, 2015
Caguas has become the first municipality in Puerto Rico to establish a program to recycle post-consumer textiles to recover 95% of the material. It...
House bill seeks extension for mayors to submit fiscal 2016 budgets
Issued: April 19, 2015
The Puerto Rico House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a measure that seeks more time for mayors to submit fiscal year 2016 budget...
Another Powerball jackpot sold in Puerto Rico
Issued: April 19, 2015
Saturday’s winning Powerball numbers were on a ticket sold in Puerto Rico. It was bought in Sabana Grande’s Rodríguez Supermarket, and the holder will...
Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91
Issued: April 19, 2015
A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into...
OFG to take provision on Prepa fuel-purchase line of credit
Issued: April 19, 2015
OFG Bancorp announced Friday that its Oriental Bank subsidiary will place its $200 million participation in a fuel-purchase line of credit with the...


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