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Advantage Rent A Car to Acquire E-Z Rent-A-Car
Issued: February 17, 2015
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. & ORLANDO, Fla.Advantage Rent A Car, with presence in Puerto Rico, a portfolio company of funds managed by The Catalyst...
Energy forum to be held at Capitol Wednesday
Issued: February 17, 2015
The Senate opens its doors Wednesday to make way for a discussion on the topic of energy in the forum "Energy Policies of Puerto Rico: Regulation...
Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority outlook revised to stable
Issued: February 17, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised its outlook on the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority's senior-lien matching fund...
Mall of San Juan reveals five new retail entrants
Issued: February 17, 2015
Michigan-based Taubman Centers Inc., which owns the Mall of San Juan luxury shopping center, revealed Monday several new entrants to the Puerto Rico...
Puerto Rico ranked among top Valentine's Day destinations
Issued: February 17, 2015
A review of Valentine's Day travel plans by customers of leading travel insurer Allianz Global Assistance, found that New York took the crown as...
Hilton Worldwide planning more than 50 new hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean
Issued: February 17, 2015
When the Hilton hotel chain decided to place its first hotel outside the continental United States, it built the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto...
Prasa revenue bond ratings lowered to 'B' following downgrade on Puerto Rico
Issued: February 16, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered Friday its ratings on Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority's (Prasa) revenue bonds that...
SBA announces new online tool to match lenders to entrepreneurs
Issued: February 16, 2015
WASHINGTON— Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet announced Monday that the Small Business Administration (SBA) would launch a...
JetBlue's CEO battles to appease passengers and Wall Street;bags will no longer fly fee
Issued: February 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street. ...
US allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba
Issued: February 13, 2015
HAVANA — The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a...
S&P: Government cash crunch puts basic services at risk
Issued: February 13, 2015
In pounding Puerto Rico's government credit rating further into junk territory late Thursday, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned...
Avon to cease operations in 16 Caribbean nations
Issued: February 13, 2015
A spokeswoman for the world's biggest direct seller of cosmetics tells The Associated Press that the company will no longer accept orders from...
Government revenue shortfall grows to $115.2 million
Issued: February 13, 2015
Puerto Rico government revenue missed estimates again in January by $18.8 million, pushing the revenue shortfall so far during fiscal year 2015 to...
Puerto Rico governor pushes for value-added tax amid scrutiny
Issued: February 13, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Friday defended his proposal to create a 16 percent value-added tax as pressure built on the government to fix its...
To combat fraud, Visa wants to track your smartphone
Issued: February 13, 2015
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in...
Due to shipwreck concerns Costa, major P.R. cuise operator, wants to cut Italy ties
Issued: February 13, 2015
MILAN — Italian cruise company Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over its future in Italy amid concerns the company wants to distance...
Puerto Rican from Ponce one of three $564.1 million Powerball winners
Issued: February 13, 2015
Somebody who stopped by a Shell station in southern Puerto Rico was potentially $100 million richer on Thursday, winning a share of a $564.1 million...
Dog lovers all over world log in to watch Westminster show
Issued: February 13, 2015
NEW YORK — Macarena Robledo loves hounds. All of 'em, especially petit basset griffon Vendeens. ...
US gov't says nearly 64M vehicles were recalled last year
Issued: February 12, 2015
DETROIT — Government statistics show that automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, more than double...
Amendment to expand use of experimental agriculture station supported
Issued: February 12, 2015
Agriculture Department Secretary Myrna Comas on Thursday favored House Bill 2100, which proposes amending the law that created the Agricultural and...
Former Mayor Giuliani to speak at Puerto Rico Investment Summit
Issued: February 12, 2015
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and president of Giuliani Partners, will act as keynote speaker at the 2015 Puerto Rico Investment Summit...
Dow AgroSciences expands operations in Puerto Rico
Issued: February 12, 2015
Mycogen Seeds – Puerto Rico Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Co. and an affiliated company of Dow AgroSciences, opened its new...
Bacardi Ltd. names Constantino Spas as managing director – Latin America & Caribbean
Issued: February 12, 2015
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, Thursday announced the appointment of Constantino Spas,...
US average rate on 30-year home loan 3.69 percent; PR slightly higher
Issued: February 12, 2015
Average U.S.and Puerto Rico long-term mortgage rates rose this week yet remained near historically low levels. ...
Costco to ditch AmEx cards at P.R./U.S. mainland stores next year
Issued: February 12, 2015
Warehouse club retailer Costco Wholesale Corp will stop accepting American Express Co's credit cards at U.S. stores from next year, threatening...


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