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BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
Issued: April 18, 2015
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. ...
NASA launches rocket carrying UPR experiments
Issued: April 18, 2015
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — A rocket carrying student experiments was launched Saturday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. ...
UPR president meets with federal officials to advance local aeronautical, aerospace industry
Issued: April 18, 2015
University of Puerto Rico (UPR) President Uroyoán Walker Ramos met on Thursday with high-level officials and congressmen in Washington, D.C., as part...
Women’s Business Institute in Puerto Rico among SBA’s national Small Business Week awardees
Issued: April 18, 2015
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Friday the 2015 National Small Business Week awardees. ...
Three Puerto Rico ad agencies form alliance
Issued: April 18, 2015
A trio of Puerto Rico’s leading advertising agencies — de la Cruz & Associates; Lopito, Ileana & Howie (LIH); and Sajo García Alcázar (SGA) —...
PRSI will be redistricting link in Puerto Rico
Issued: April 18, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute (PRSI) announced Friday that it will be the new representative and liaison on the island for the 2020...
NOAA, UPR explore depths of Caribbean Sea
Issued: April 18, 2015
Scientists aboard National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship, Okeanos Explorer, are conducting a series of dives to investigate...
Sabado Gigante ends 53-year run
Issued: April 17, 2015
MIAMI — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years. ...
NPP legislators demand ouster of Ases director
Issued: April 17, 2015
New Progressive Party (NPP) Reps. María Milagros Charbonier and Rafael Rivera demanded the immediate resignation of the Health Insurance...
Prepa tapped reserves to stay current on debt payments
Issued: April 17, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) reportedly withdrew $8.8 million from its reserve funds to make a quarterly bond payment April 1, in...
SBA calls for swift approval of Trade Promotion Authority
Issued: April 17, 2015
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator, on Friday called for Congress to approve the Trade Promotion...
Gift cards now subject to law passed last month
Issued: April 17, 2015
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on March 19 approved Act 31 of 2015, the Gift Card Act. ...
House approves measures to assess Prepa's operational status
Issued: April 17, 2015
During Thursday's session, the House passed several measures to evaluate the operational status of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority...
Taubman announces ownership increase in Mall of San Juan
Issued: April 17, 2015
Taubman Centers Inc.announced Thursday the acquisition of an additional 15 percent interest in The Mall of San Juan, bringing Taubman’s ownership in...
Global Information Technology Report shows Puerto Rico’s digital paradox
Issued: April 17, 2015
The latest Global Information Technology Report published by the World Economic Forum paints a challenging picture regarding information and...
Nissan expands air bag recall after Louisiana injury
Issued: April 16, 2015
DETROIT — Nissan is adding 45,000 small cars to a previous recall after a Louisiana woman was injured by flying shrapnel from an exploding air bag. ...
Valdés-Ayala found guilty of bankruptcy fraud
Issued: April 16, 2015
After eight days of jury trial, Valentín Valdés-Ayala was found guilty late Wednesday of 31 counts of bankruptcy fraud, falsification of bankruptcy...
Pesticide that sickened 4 in USVI also used in Puerto Rico
Issued: April 16, 2015
A federal investigation into the recent sickening with a toxic pesticide of a U.S. family vacationing in the Virgin Islands found that the chemical...
Ponce mayor sees increase in license, permit revenue ahead of 'Justas'
Issued: April 16, 2015
Ponce Mayor María Meléndez said municipal licenses and permits increased revenue for the municipality ahead of "Las Justas de la Liga Atlética...
Puerto Rico has lower rates of new lung, breast cancer cases than rest of U.S.
Issued: April 16, 2015
Puerto Rico has the lowest incidence rate of new lung cancer compared with all other races and ethnic groups in the U.S., according to a study...
Representative predicts collapse of banks, credit unions with 'megastore tax'
Issued: April 16, 2015
New Progressive Party (PNP) Rep. Ricardo Llerandi Cruz warned that if "the so-called megastore tax were to be approved, the fragile banking...
Prepa announces AlixPartners’ contract extension
Issued: April 16, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) announced the extension of AlixPartners’ contract to continue working on the transformation of the...
Creditors agree to extend Prepa forbearance agreement for 15 days
Issued: April 15, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) announced Wednesday that creditors have agreed to extend their existing forbearance agreements for an...
Auto sales in Puerto Rico experienced worst month this year
Issued: April 15, 2015
The United Automobile Importers Group (GUIA by its Spanish acronym) reported Wednesday that the auto industry in Puerto Rico experienced an 18.2% drop...
Social Security program bill seeking parity reintroduced
Issued: April 15, 2015
Addressing the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi condemned the exclusion of Puerto Rico and the other U.S....


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