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DR president Medina coming to PR
Issued: January 10, 2015
Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina is scheduled to visit Puerto Rico on an official trip next week. ...
1 dead in helicopter crash in SJ Bay
Issued: January 10, 2015
At least one person died after a helicopter crashed Saturday morning in waters near Puerto Rico’s capital, according to police. ...
PR breaks cruise passenger record
Issued: January 10, 2015
Puerto Rico has set a record for the number of cruise ship passengers visiting the U.S. territory on a single day. ...
Migrant flow into US from Caribbean spikes
Issued: January 9, 2015
MIAMI — Just starting a five-year sentence for illegally re-entering the United States, George Lewis stared at the officers staring back at him at...
Fitch keeps Prasa on downgrade watch
Issued: January 8, 2015
Fitch Ratings is maintaining its Rating Watch Negative status on $3.4 billion of outstanding Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority senior lien...
NOAA sharpens conservation in PR
Issued: January 8, 2015
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has selected sites in Puerto Rico as Habitat Focus Areas — places where the federal agency can...
Pierluisi pitches statehood in Congress
Issued: January 8, 2015
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday to pitch an end to Puerto Rico’s status as a...
PR wants $600M for Martin Peña dredging
Issued: January 8, 2015
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is calling on Congress to allocate $600 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge San Juan’s Martin...
Historic $32M Loto prize expires
Issued: January 8, 2015
Someone is just hours away from losing the biggest lottery prize in Puerto Rico's history. ...
PR gearing up for investment summit
Issued: January 7, 2015
Puerto Rico is getting ready for the 2015 Puerto Rico Investment Summit, the second of the series, to be held on February 26-27, 2015. ...
Maduro floats Oscar López release to send jailed opposition leader into exile
Issued: January 7, 2015
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he would consider freeing jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López if the United States agreed to release...
Doral: PR govt appeal is ‘baseless’
Issued: January 6, 2015
Doral Financial Corp. is dismissing as “baseless” a Puerto Rico government appeal in ongoing legal wrangling in a $230 million tax fight with the San...
Junquera leaves Popular after 43 years
Issued: January 6, 2015
Popular Inc. executive Jorge Junquera is leaving after more than four decades with the San Juan-based financial institution. ...
PR expects record 1.5M cruise visitors
Issued: January 6, 2015
Puerto Rico expects to receive more than 1.5 million visitors from cruise ships docking during the fiscal year that ends on June 30, Puerto Rico...
PR manufacturing index declines
Issued: January 6, 2015
Puerto Rico’s factories slid in November, dropping below the growth threshold level for the sixth time in seven months. ...
PR monkeys remain vital to research
Issued: January 6, 2015
CAYO SANTIAGO -- Scientists hope findings from a new research project involving a colony of feral monkeys in Puerto Rico could have implications for...
San Se festival on despite $1.5M suit
Issued: January 3, 2015
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz pledged that the Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián festival will go on as scheduled this month despite a $1.5 million...
Denison links with IMS to reach PR market
Issued: January 3, 2015
Florida-based Denison Yacht Sales has expanded into the Caribbean through a partnership with Puerto Rico-based Industrial Marine & Service. ...
PR economy ‘bouncing along bottom’ into the new year, analysts say
Issued: January 2, 2015
Puerto Rico’s economy continued to “bounce along the bottom” in 2014 and conditions are pointing to “more of the same” in the new year, according to a...
PR murders at 15-year low in 2014
Issued: January 1, 2015
Murders in Puerto Rico at the close of 2014 numbered 680, the lowest figure since 2000 and a drop of 23 percent compared with the year before,...
Campaign to stop stray bullets works
Issued: January 1, 2015
Puerto Rico’s police chief said a campaign against celebratory gunfire is showing success. ...
PR eyeing local sale of iguana meat
Issued: January 1, 2015
The Puerto Rico government is analyzing the potential sale of iguana meat on the island as part of ongoing efforts to check the massive spread of the...
San Se festival organizers slap City Hall with $1.5M lawsuit
Issued: January 1, 2015
The organizers of the annual Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián festival in Old San Juan slapped San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz and the capital city...
Key PR economic index drops again; 2.1% fall is third deepest of 2014
Issued: January 1, 2015
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted another drop in November, marking nearly two years of decline and its third steepest year-over-year...
PR to appeal in $229M Doral tax case
Issued: December 30, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is pushing ahead with plans to appeal a judge’s ruling against the Treasury Department in its $229 million tax fight with...


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