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Lawsuit seeks PR lawmakers in Congress
Issued: August 19, 2014
Attorney Gregory Igartúa is spearheading a legal bid to allow voters in Puerto Rico to elect five full-voting members to Congress. ...
Doctor fired after videotaped argument
Issued: August 19, 2014
The Puerto Rico Health Department has fired a doctor involved in a videotaped verbal altercation with patients at the Bayamón Regional Hospital. ...
Taxi drivers protest PRTC ad ban
Issued: August 19, 2014
The Taxi Drivers Federation is staging a demonstration Tuesday to protest a government move to bar advertising on some cabs. ...
New Bella Group ad drives 2015 Honda Fit rollout
Issued: August 19, 2014
Bella Group has launched a new advertising campaign to support its roll out of the 2015 Honda Fit. ...
Panalpina adds PR to Europe service
Issued: August 19, 2014
Logistics firm Panalpina has launched a new end-to-end service from Puerto Rico directly into Luxembourg and Europe in close collaboration with...
US weighs FTZ for Neolpharma plant in PR
Issued: August 19, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce is considering a request for foreign trade-zone status for Neolpharma’s pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Caguas. ...
PRFAA marks anniversary of Florida office
Issued: August 19, 2014
The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration is marking the one-year anniversary of its regional office in the Orlando area, which was reopened in...
PR knocked out of Little League World Series
Issued: August 18, 2014
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Ronny Medina struck out nine in five sparkling innings, and Venezuela beat Puerto Rico 2-1 on Monday in an elimination game...
AutoExpreso registration now compulsory
Issued: August 18, 2014
All drivers with AutoExpreso accounts are being required to register them with the government under a new regulation. ...
Fitch updates report on PR bond mix
Issued: August 18, 2014
Fitch Ratings on Monday issued an update to its recently published commentary and research titled “Big Changes for Puerto Rico Bond Market (Shift to...
Convention Center on industry ‘hot list’
Issued: August 18, 2014
The Puerto Rico Convention Center has been named to ConventionSouth magazine’s 2015 hot list of “The South’s 101 Largest Expo Halls.” ...
Mayaguez Resort owner keeps casino open
Issued: August 18, 2014
Mayagüez Resort owner Santos Alonso is working to keep the casino open while the hotel property remains for sale. ...
Senator: Pay power bills or close shop
Issued: August 18, 2014
The point man on utility issues in the Senate has a message for businesses struggling with the island’s sky-high power costs: Find the money to pay...
Clemente would have turned 80 today
Issued: August 18, 2014
Roberto Clemente, the legendary Hall of Famer who was killed in a plane crash in 1972, would have turned 80 years old today. ...
Paulson boosts PR property portfolio with high-profile buy on Golden Mile
Issued: August 18, 2014
Paulson & Co. Inc. is adding to its high-profile real estate investments in Puerto Rico with the acquisition of the American International Plaza...
Billionaire Slim offers advice for Latinos
Issued: August 18, 2014
HOUSTON — Increasing workers’ earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and expansion can...
Police detail federal reform changes
Issued: August 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico Police Department has released its first report detailing changes it is undertaking as part of a 10-year federally mandated reform. ...
NY Fed officials coming back to PR
Issued: August 17, 2014
Top officials from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will be in Puerto Rico on Monday for a discussion of the institution’s latest report on the...
Piña colada is ‘king’ of tropical drinks
Issued: August 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico-born piña colada is being billed as the “undisputed king of tropical drinks” by Canada’s leading Globe and Mail newspaper. ...
Prepa still likely to restructure debt early next year, Moody’s says
Issued: August 17, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service still sees the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority on a path to debt restructuring despite new deals with lenders to extend...
PR soldier in vital role at Bagram
Issued: August 17, 2014
Puerto Rican soldier María González plays a critical role at the sprawling Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. ...
Startup Weekend wrapping up in San Juan
Issued: August 17, 2014
The second San Juan Startup Weekend of 2014 is wrapping up on Sunday with entrepreneurial teams working to present the best idea to win $20,000 in...
8 entities file in Roosevelt Roads RFQ
Issued: August 16, 2014
A total of eight business entities met this week’s deadline to file under a request for qualifications (RFQ) for master developers to oversee the...
Prepa gets lifelines from banks and bondholders in exchange for reforms
Issued: August 16, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority has struck deals with bondholders and creditors that will give it liquidity but require a restructuring of...
US regulators probing Doral filings
Issued: August 15, 2014
Federal regulators are investigating Doral Financial Corp.’s financial filings. ...


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