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Work starts on Lufthansa MRO facility
Issued: November 17, 2014
Puerto Rico and federal government officials gathered with aviation industry executives in the northwest city of Aguadilla on Thursday to officially...
Serafina eatery chain entering PR market
Issued: November 17, 2014
The Serafina restaurant chain is entering the Puerto Rico market with the upcoming opening at the La Concha hotel in the Condado area of San Juan. ...
PR monitors whales after fatal stranding
Issued: November 15, 2014
Authorities in Puerto Rico are monitoring two dense-beaked whales that got free and are swimming off the U.S. territory's northwest coast after...
PR aims to insure part of bond deal
Issued: November 14, 2014
Puerto Rico may insure part of a planned bond issue of up to $2.9 billion to keep a lid on borrowing rates. ...
PR speeds up bond issue plans
Issued: November 14, 2014
Puerto Rico is now aiming to return to the bond market this month with an issue of up to $2.9 billion. ...
DR ferry offers PR shopping tours
Issued: November 14, 2014
American Cruise Ferries has put together travel packages for Dominican Republic residents to tap shopping, healthcare and tourism opportunities in...
October tax haul beats on amnesty; FY15 tally still $29M short of target
Issued: November 14, 2014
Net revenues for the general fund reached $676 million for October, edging past estimates for the month but still trailing collection projections...
Governor to convene special session as Highways bailout stalls in Capitol
Issued: November 14, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is convening a special session of the Legislature after a bailout of the debt-ridden Highways & Transportation...
Union says Horizon exit to cost 800 jobs, liner should pay back PR govt
Issued: November 14, 2014
A powerful dock workers union is pushing the Puerto Rico government to seek restitution from Horizon Lines for tax breaks and other incentives in...
Zaragoza confirmed as Treasury chief
Issued: November 13, 2014
The Puerto Rico Senate confirmed Juan Zaragoza as Treasury secretary on Thursday, completing a high-level shuffling in Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s...
PR startup Piloto 151 recognized in DC
Issued: November 13, 2014
Representatives Piloto 151, a trailblazing co-working space in San Juan, were in Washington, D.C. this week for a ceremony recognizing the winners of...
Governor signs bills to allow private equity funds, cut auto excise taxes
Issued: November 13, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signed legislation Tuesday enabling the local launch of private-equity funds, a move proponents say could raise $1...
Doral: Still no earnings reports for 2014
Issued: November 13, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. is delaying the release of its third-quarter results and has still not filed any quarterly earnings reports in 2014. ...
EPA curbing pollution from buses in PR
Issued: November 13, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is supporting local efforts to reduce air pollution in the greater metropolitan area of San Juan by providing...
Governor, PDP lawmakers at odds on oil tax
Issued: November 13, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla called Popular Democratic Party lawmakers to La Fortaleza late Wednesday to try to push a steep hike in the petroleum...
$3.5M waterfront revamp in Salinas
Issued: November 12, 2014
Construction work got under way Wednesday on a $3.5 million waterfront promenade project in the Playa area of the south coast town of Salinas. ...
PR hosting Pitino vs. Pitino faceoff
Issued: November 12, 2014
Louisville and Minnesota will face off in the third installment of the Armed Forces Classic at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in the...
Want to do business with Lufthansa?
Issued: November 12, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is hosting two orientation sessions for companies seeking to do business with Lufthansa Technik’s new aviation maintenance,...
Pier 3 overhaul in final stretch; first new generation cruises on horizon
Issued: November 12, 2014
Work to overhaul Pier 3 in San Juan is coming down to the wire as the first of the new generation of larger cruise ships is slated to dock there in...
El San Juan debuts Chef’s Studio
Issued: November 12, 2014
Now taking reservations, the Chef’s Studio has debuted as the newest venue at El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel. Located in the resort’s...
Hopgood tapped to chair Meet PR
Issued: November 12, 2014
Hotel industry executive Peter Hopgood has been appointed chairman of the board of directors of Meet Puerto Rico, a non-profit organization...
Conference seeks to spur new-style startups
Issued: November 11, 2014
The upcoming H3 Tech Conference, to be held at the Caribe Hilton Nov. 21-22, certainly doesn’t lack ambition. The event, at which about 800...
New-auto sales plunge 19.3% in October
Issued: November 11, 2014
Island auto distributors reported the sale of 6,749 units in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) in October, a steep drop of 1,609 units,...
Horizon exiting PR amid deep losses, economic doldrums
Issued: November 11, 2014
Horizon Lines, Inc. said Tuesday it will cease providing liner service between the U.S. and Puerto Rico by the end of 2014 due to continuing losses...
Singer Marc Anthony weds model at Dominican resort
Issued: November 11, 2014
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Grammy-winning salsa singer Marc Anthony has married his Venezuelan model girlfriend at a seaside resort in the...


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