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PR women out-earn men, again
Issued: September 22, 2014
Women continue to earn more than men in Puerto Rico, where a wage-gap reversal has put the island in a unique position in the U.S., according to U.S....
PR pitching medical tourism in DC
Issued: September 22, 2014
The Puerto Rico government has sent a delegation to Washington, D.C. to pitch the island during the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare...
Pivotal to deliver LNG to Carib in PR
Issued: September 22, 2014
Pivotal LNG, Inc. has reached a long-term agreement to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary Carib Energy LLC for use...
Payrolls, jobless rate up; separate report says 29,000 fewer working
Issued: September 21, 2014
Puerto Rico’s unemployment rate rose while payroll jobs posted an overall gain in August, the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Census: PR household incomes plunge; income inequality rises, highest in US
Issued: September 20, 2014
Household incomes in Puerto Rico plunged 2.3 percent last year, a steeper drop than any of the 50 states, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday. ...
PR task force lauds HIV vaccine hunt
Issued: September 20, 2014
The head of the White House’s task force on Puerto Rico is lauding a collaborative effort to develop in Puerto Rico to develop a vaccine to combat the...
PRTC wins sustainable tourism award
Issued: September 19, 2014
The Puerto Rico Tourism Company has been awarded he Caribbean Tourism Organization's top sustainable tourism honor. ...
Governor taps Suárez for chief of staff
Issued: September 19, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has named Víctor Suárez as his new chief of staff, replacing Ingrid Vila just two days after she resigned from the key...
AFF smear campaign widens to GDB
Issued: September 19, 2014
The American Future Fund (AFF) stepped up its attacks on the administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla with an ad published in the Wall Street...
Congress briefed on PR climate change
Issued: September 19, 2014
The impact of climate change on Puerto Rico was highlighted in a briefing in Congress on Thursday. ...
ABC launching new affiliate in PR
Issued: September 19, 2014
The ABC television network has inked a deal with Telecinco-owned station WORA to be the new ABC affiliate in Puerto Rico. ...
Work starts on Ciudadela’s final phase
Issued: September 19, 2014
Putnam Bridge Funding broke ground Thursday on the $108 million third and final phase of its La Ciudadela project, which is the largest mixed-use...
CofC rallies effort to rebuke smear ads
Issued: September 18, 2014
Nearly two dozen industry groups affiliated with the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce are pushing back against a stateside conservative group’s claim...
Donahue confident of success in forging Prepa restructuring plan
Issued: September 18, 2014
The newly minted turnaround chief at the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) defended her restructuring team’s nearly $10million contract and...
Moody’s downgrades Prepa; cites restructuring, fuel, default clouds
Issued: September 18, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service has cut the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s credit rating deeper into junk territory. ...
Half of PR households have Internet
Issued: September 18, 2014
Just over half of households in Puerto Rico have Internet access, well below the U.S. average of nearly 75 percent, according to U.S. Census Bureau...
Vila out as La Fortaleza chief of staff
Issued: September 18, 2014
La Fortaleza Chief of Staff Ingrid Vila is leaving the key political post. ...
BD adding 630kW of solar at PR plant
Issued: September 18, 2014
Medical products manufacturer Becton, Dickinson & Co. (BD) is adding 630 kilowatt (kW) solar installation at its factory in the Puerto Rico town...
Don Omar faces abuse, gun charges
Issued: September 18, 2014
Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar has been charged with four counts of domestic violence. ...
Moody’s holds on Prasa, HTA ratings
Issued: September 18, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service has confirmed ratings on the Puerto Rico Highway & Transportation Authority (HTA), the Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer...
BLS: Jobs down, wages inch up in PR in 1Q
Issued: September 18, 2014
Employment fell and wages inched up in Puerto Rico during the first quarter of 2014, the federal government reported Thursday. ...
PR TRANs sale will be under NY law
Issued: September 18, 2014
Legislation to clear the way for the Puerto Rico government to sell $900 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes (TRANs) would provide for New...
Governor rips ‘racist, xenophobic’ ads
Issued: September 17, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is firing back at what he calls a “racist and xenophobic” ad campaign by an “extreme far-right” conservative group...
Union, Prepa brass clash over failed Law 66 negotiations
Issued: September 17, 2014
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) and its main union are clashing over the failed negotiations surrounding the Fiscal & Operational...
Judge: 1-day delay in Doral trial
Issued: September 17, 2014
A Puerto Rico judge on Wednesday postponed the start of the trial in the $230 million tax fight between Doral Financial Corp. by a day. ...


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