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Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups
Issued: July 27, 2015
DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in...
Problems pile up for Greek boat-builders as taxes bite
Issued: July 27, 2015
ATHENS, Greece -- At its height eight years ago, George Kranitis' family-owned shipyard in Patra, Greece's third-largest city, employed some...
Puerto Rico Statistics Institute takes over Data.PR.gov
Issued: July 27, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute (PRSI) reported Sunday that it has begun to take over and develop the Data.PR.gov website, a government...
Governor calls for unity during celebration of Puerto Rico Constitution
Issued: July 26, 2015
The unity of the Puerto Rican people was the central idea put forward by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla in his message commemorating the 63rd year of...
Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking amid Obama visit
Issued: July 26, 2015
WASHINGTON - As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit...
Study: Statistical bias costing Puerto Rico $120M annually in Medicare funds
Issued: July 26, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute (PRSI) released Thursday the results of a study commissioned by the Puerto Rico Surgeons Association to determine...
Following accolades, the BVI are ready for increased tourism with airlift, property developments
Issued: July 25, 2015
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board recently announced that top ranks of the 2015 reader's survey, "World's Best Awards," from...
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...


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