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Evidence of infidelities spreads online in wake of hack
Issued: August 20, 2015
Husbands and wives across the world are waking up to their partners' extramarital affairs after a catastrophic leak at adultery website Ashley...
Diabetes drug shows 1st protection from heart complications
Issued: August 20, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — For the first time, there's evidence a drug reduces risk of complications that are the top killer of diabetes patients: heart...
Maritime professional refutes reports blaming industry for Puerto Rico debt crisis
Issued: August 20, 2015
The editor of Maritime Professional, Joseph Keefe, believes that media reports claiming the Jones Act and the maritime industry are to blame for the...
Sam’s Club extends #SmallBizHelp to small businesses
Issued: August 20, 2015
Sam’s Club has announced its #SmallBizHelp, an interactive social campaign that supports small-business owners with advice on starting and running a...
Drug industry links run deep in field of sexual medicine
Issued: August 20, 2015
How do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two...
S&P: Puerto Rico higher ed could suffer more
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico's ongoing fiscal struggles could continue to have negative implications for rated colleges and universities on the island in the...
S&P: Multiple factors could squeeze Puerto Rico hospitals
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico's ongoing fiscal struggles could have negative credit implications for some health care providers on the island. ...
Puerto Rico agencies, officials react following DOJ's 'high risk' designation
Issued: August 20, 2015
A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) letter to Gov. Alejandro García Padilla advising that since Tuesday Puerto Rico and agencies that...
EVERTEC announces organizational changes
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico-based EVERTEC Inc. announced Thursday the appointment of a new chief financial officer (CFO) and other organizational changes. ...
Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs
Issued: August 20, 2015
HONOLULU -- Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger...
UPRAA awards scholarships to outstanding students
Issued: August 19, 2015
As part of its mission to support Hispanics in achieving their career goals, the Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad...
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Issued: August 19, 2015
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new...
Fitch assigns 'BBB+' rating to Bancolombia Puerto Rico; outlook stable
Issued: August 19, 2015
Fitch Ratings published a release Wednesday about Bancolombia Puerto Rico Internacional Inc.’s (BPR) ratings. The banks’ rating outlook is “stable.” ...
USDA designates more municipalities as a primary natural disaster areas
Issued: August 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated the municipality of Corozal as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses...
Treasury: Professional services providers must update registration by Sept. 30
Issued: August 19, 2015
Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza Gómez said Wednesday that those who provide legal services and other designated professional services must update...
Caribe Hilton, Condado Plaza Hilton are first to be certified under Puerto Rico Medical Tourism Program
Issued: August 19, 2015
The Puerto Rico Medical Tourism Corp. and Florida-based Medical Tourism Association (MTA) announced Wednesday that the Caribe Hilton and the Condado...
HHS awards additional ACA funds to Puerto Rico community health centers
Issued: August 19, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Aug. 11 that some $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding would be granted to...
NASA: There is no asteroid threatening Earth
Issued: August 19, 2015
Numerous recent blogs and web postings are erroneously claiming that an asteroid will impact Earth, sometime between Sept. 15 and 28. ...
Treasury seeks to begin RFP for video-lottery machines next month
Issued: August 19, 2015
The Puerto Rico Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it is seeking to start the request for proposals (RFP) process for bidders to manage the...
Empresas Fonalledas affiliate to operate Starbucks stores in Puerto Rico
Issued: August 19, 2015
Empresas Fonalledas affiliate Baristas del Caribe LLC has acquired the exclusive rights to operate the 19 Starbucks stores in Puerto Rico, the...
Q&A: What you need to know about new female libido pill
Issued: August 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first-ever prescription drug intended to treat women suffering from a lack of sexual...
‘FIFA 11 for Health’ launched in Puerto Rico
Issued: August 19, 2015
In collaboration with the Puerto Rican departments of Education, Health, and Sports and Recreation as well as the Puerto Rican Football Association...
Who needs .com? Domains like .pr, .nyc are trending
Issued: August 19, 2015
NEW YORK -- Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? ...
Tech Tips: Stuff you didn't know you could do on Facebook
Issued: August 19, 2015
Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark the end of a...
Gov’t task force continues to work on long-term fiscal plan, financial control board legislation
Issued: August 19, 2015
The Economic Recovery Working Group has completed about 75% to 80% of the five-year fiscal adjustment & economic development plan, while...


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