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Cúspide festival showcases moving, creative ads
Issued: May 16, 2015
Puerto Rico advertising agencies had their night Friday at the Cúspide 2015 festival, which showcased and recognized the best in creative output. ...
P&G to close Cayey plant; 230 employees laid off
Issued: May 16, 2015
According to a statement released Friday, Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced it will shut down its Olay manufacturing plant in Cayey, leaving...
For first time in years, major US orchestra performs in Cuba
Issued: May 15, 2015
HAVANA — The Minnesota Orchestra played to a sold-out house Friday night in the first performance in Cuba by a full professional U.S. orchestra since...
Manufacturing rose to $45.9 billion
Issued: May 15, 2015
The Puerto Rico Planning Board's publication "Income and Product 2014" revealed that manufacturing in Puerto Rico for fiscal year 2014...
Men flee from traffic stop; police find $800,000
Issued: May 15, 2015
Puerto Rico Police said they discovered $800,000 in cash stashed inside a car after two men ran away during a traffic stop. ...
Two Puerto Rico beaches voted among world's best
Issued: May 15, 2015
In its annual list of "Top 25 Beaches," TripAdvisor recognizes two Puerto Rico beaches, Tourism Co. Executive Director Ingrid I. Rivera...
Molina Healthcare to acquire assets of HealthPlus in Michigan
Issued: May 15, 2015
Molina Healthcare of Michigan Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Molina Healthcare, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets...
GDB liquidity slides to $1 billion
Issued: May 15, 2015
The Puerto Rico Government Development Bank (GDB) announced Friday that as of April 30, its net liquidity position was of $1.02 billion, after taking...
Officials: Drunk US man forces Dominican flight to return
Issued: May 15, 2015
SANTO DOMINGO — Authorities in the Dominican Republic have detained a U.S. man they say forced a New York-bound JetBlue flight to turn back because he...
Service members celebrate Armed Forces Day in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 15, 2015
Hundreds of service members assigned to military units in Puerto Rico celebrated Armed Forces Day by participating in a 2.5-mile run around the Fort...
Justice sentences FCC impostor to 6 years in prison
Issued: May 15, 2015
On May 13, defendant Miguel A. Merced-Torres was sentenced to six years, followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge...
Why I skipped the bank and took out a loan from my 'peers'
Issued: May 15, 2015
When Associated Press business writer Ken Sweet realized he was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, he decided to...
Govt launches police record app; property registry app coming soon
Issued: May 15, 2015
The Puerto Rico government's office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) launched a new online application that allows island residents to...
Satellite mapping reveals agricultural slowdown in Latin America
Issued: May 15, 2015
For the first time, satellite mapping of Latin America shows that the continent's agricultural expansion has waned in the wake of the global...
Praxair announces price increases effective June 1
Issued: May 15, 2015
Industrial gas company Praxair Inc. notified Friday that packaged industrial, specialty, medical gas and bulk gas customers will see price increases...
Students reject IVU raise, call for measures with broad social consensus
Issued: May 15, 2015
The Inter-University Working Group (GTI by its Spanish initials), an organization comprising Inter American University, Sistema Ana G. Méndez,...
Asian gypsy moth eggs found at San Juan port
Issued: May 15, 2015
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents assigned to the Port of San Juan intercepted a mass of Asian gypsy moth (AGM) eggs on a ship coming from...
N&B celebrates Puerto Rico market success
Issued: May 15, 2015
SAP service provider N&B Team Consulting hosted an event Thursday at La Concha – A Renaissance Resort, where it celebrated its success in Puerto...
US, Cuba announce new round of diplomatic talks
Issued: May 15, 2015
HAVANA — The U.S and Cuba say they will hold a new round of talks next Thursday in an attempt to remove barriers to the reopening of embassies in...
García Padilla, PDP lawmakers agree on 11.5% tax
Issued: May 14, 2015
After Thursday’s critical conclave between majority lawmakers and Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, a consensus plan on how to deliver a balanced budget...
García Padilla, legislators in marathon budget plan discussion
Issued: May 14, 2015
During Thursday’s critical conclave between Popular Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers and Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, both sides remain at a...
Rita Moreno to lead Puerto Rican Day Parade; organizers to hold business summit
Issued: May 14, 2015
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) announced its lineup of honorees, themes, special events and initiatives, for the upcoming annual...
Nearly $60 million worth of Puerto Rico property up for bid
Issued: May 14, 2015
Los Angeles-based Premiere Estates Auction Co. announced Thursday that what it calls “the world's first Caribbean Basin multi-property auction,”...
A.M. Best: Puerto Rico insurers solid despite economic climate
Issued: May 14, 2015
Despite the current economic challenges facing Puerto Rico, the financial strength of the island’s insurance carriers remains generally solid,...
Healthcare Crisis Coalition applauds Pierluisi, Perelló efforts
Issued: May 14, 2015
The Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition (HCC) commended Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi and Puerto Rico House President Jaime Perelló...


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