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Industry urges Mi Casa Propia funding
Issued: April 10, 2014
Homebuilders and lenders are sounding the alarm about the looming end of funds for the Puerto Rico government’s Mi Casa Propia program, which helps...
Ram campaign features PR entrepreneurs
Issued: April 10, 2014
Under the slogan “La Fuerza de Trabajo (The Work Force),” Ram Trucks launched Wednesday its new advertising campaign, featuring the story of five...
Pierluisi pushes Culebra cleanup, drug fight
Issued: April 9, 2014
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi raised red flags in Congress Wednesday about the long lagging military cleanup of Culebra and cuts in funding...
What you need to know about Heartbleed bug
Issued: April 9, 2014
Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security...
PR tax haul ahead so far in fiscal 2014, but key business levies miss estimates
Issued: April 9, 2014
Puerto Rico tax revenues through the third quarter of fiscal 2014 are outpacing estimates overall despite missing targets for key business levies. ...
Coquís change tune amid climate change
Issued: April 9, 2014
Puerto Rico’s chirpy coquí frogs might be changing their tunes amid climate change. ...
White House hosts PR economy summit
Issued: April 9, 2014
Puerto Rico political leaders were crossing partisan lines in a meeting with members of the White House task force and investors to discuss Puerto...
Rincón voted best SUP town in all US
Issued: April 9, 2014
Rincón, a laid back but progressive little water sports mecca on Puerto Rico’s northwest coast, has been voted the best town in the United States for...
Bhatia pushes energy reform in US trip
Issued: April 9, 2014
Puerto Rico Sen. President Eduardo Bhatia pitched his ambitious energy reform plan Tuesday during a stateside swing that mirrored an official trip by...
Excelerate, Prepa seal LNG terminal deal
Issued: April 9, 2014
The development of a liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal off Puerto Rico’s south coast has taken a big step forward as the Puerto Rico Electric Power...
HUD: $17M for groups that aid homeless
Issued: April 9, 2014
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development has awarded $17 million to organizations that provide shelter to homeless people in Puerto...
UPR students OK strike vote on tuition
Issued: April 8, 2014
University of Puerto Rico students approved a strike vote Tuesday to stage a 24-hour walkout if administrators implement a tuition hike. ...
Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords
Issued: April 8, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information...
SJ vendors fret over new ordinance
Issued: April 8, 2014
Push-cart vendors along the Old San Juan waterfront are seeking clarification from the municipal government over concerns that new business licenses...
Adjuntas forest fire takes toll on wildlife
Issued: April 8, 2014
A wide range of flora and fauna was destroyed during a large fire that scorched about 40 percent of the Adjuntas Model Forest last month. ...
List: PR financial adviser among tops
Issued: April 8, 2014
Consultiva Internacional CEO Myrna Rivera of Puerto Rico has been named by WealthManagement.com as one of the top women financial advisers in the U.S....
Iberia restarting to DR; PR still on shelf
Issued: April 8, 2014
Spain’s Iberia Airlines is resuming service to the Dominican Republic while its idled service between Madrid and San Juan will remain on the sidelines...
Governor touts new economic horizons
Issued: April 8, 2014
Gone are the days of Puerto Rico looking solely to the U.S. for economic development opportunities, Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signaled Monday. ...
Diocese loses sex abuse probe suit
Issued: April 8, 2014
A judge in Puerto Rico has ordered a diocese to provide state prosecutors with all confidential documents related to an ongoing sexual abuse probe. ...
IRS: Law 154 levy creditable, for now
Issued: April 8, 2014
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service confirmed in a recent letter that it will not challenge that Puerto Rico’s Law 154 excise levy on manufacturers is a...
Reaching Latinos: Media vies for a winning formula
Issued: April 8, 2014
MIAMI — Reaching the nation’s 55 million Latinos has become gospel for mainstream media giants, but capturing this fast-growing, mostly U.S.-born...
Treasury close to listing tax deadbeats
Issued: April 8, 2014
The Puerto Rico Treasury Department is preparing to publish the first list of deadbeat taxpayers under a new law approved in December. ...
Bill eyes sugarcane to produce biofuel
Issued: April 8, 2014
Lawmakers in Puerto Rico are pushing for a study on the viability of growing sugarcane to produce ethanol on the island. ...
Sea Star parent buys Tropical Shipping
Issued: April 7, 2014
Saltchuk Resources is ramping up its presence in the Caribbean with the acquisition of Tropical Shipping in a deal valued at about $220 million. ...
Liberty PR dropping all Viacom channels
Issued: April 7, 2014
Liberty Puerto Rico is dropping a host of popular channels in a reshuffling spurred by failed negotiations with Viacom. ...


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