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Liberty spins off LatAm-Caribbean assets
Issued: November 4, 2014
Liberty Global has created a new subsidiary to cover its investments in Latin America and the Caribbean. ...
Law firms alert for Prepa debt default
Issued: November 4, 2014
Law firms are handling an increasing number of arbitration claims by investors in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bonds as island government...
Dozens of PR candidates in US midterm
Issued: November 4, 2014
More than three dozen Puerto Rican candidates are up for election to state and federal political posts during the midterm elections in the U.S. on...
Pridco, J&J deny McNeil plant closing
Issued: November 4, 2014
The Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. and Johnson & Johnson denied reports McNeil Consumer Healthcare could shutter its plant in Las Piedras...
Fortaleza aims to cut auto excise tax
Issued: November 4, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has sent legislation to the Capitol that would cut excise taxes on automobiles by 10 percent. ...
PR manufacturing index slides
Issued: November 4, 2014
A gauge of Puerto Rico’s manufacturing industry backed off in September, posting a fifth drop in six months below the growth threshold. ...
Investor sues OCIF for UBS deal info
Issued: November 3, 2014
An investor who claims he lost big on Puerto Rico closed-end bond funds sold by UBS has sued the island government’s Office of the Commissioner of...
PR group business heating up for winter
Issued: November 3, 2014
Puerto Rico was selected to host 96 events including, conferences, annual meetings and sports activities for this winter season. ...
Capestrano Hospital in $10M expansion
Issued: November 3, 2014
Florida-based DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group has been awarded a $10 million contract to expand and upgrade Acadia Healthcare’s San Juan Capestrano...
Krispy Kreme PR recognized by global company
Issued: November 3, 2014
Krispy Kreme Puerto Rico was recognized with top-shelf awards during the global donut chain’s recent Global Partner Summit. ...
Caribbean hotels see profits on rise
Issued: November 3, 2014
Caribbean hotel performance continues to illustrate positive trends in occupancy and average daily rate, though at a much slower pace than hotels in...
PR to host medical marijuana forum
Issued: November 3, 2014
GB Sciences, a company that merges technologies in plant biology, cultivation technology and post-production processes for medicinal cannabis, will...
Florida’s Puerto Ricans: Ultimate swing voters in the ultimate swing state?
Issued: November 3, 2014
Recently-arrived Puerto Ricans may hold the key to electoral victory in Florida’s I-4 corridor, one of the great barometers of U.S. politics. They are...
Labor Department lists 765 job openings
Issued: November 3, 2014
Puerto Rico’s Labor Department published a list of hundreds of job opportunities on Monday. ...
Key PR economic index drops again; 1.8% fall is second deepest of 2014
Issued: November 3, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted another drop in September, marking nearly two years of decline and its second steepest decline in...
Crew of Liberian-flagged ship sick off PR
Issued: November 1, 2014
The 680-foot Liberian bulk carrier cargo ship Agapi S continued its voyage to New Orleans after 19 of 21 crewmembers experiencing symptoms of food...
PR slides in World Bank’s doing business rankings
Issued: November 1, 2014
Puerto Rico slid to 47 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s latest survey on the ease of doing business around the globe. ...
HTA: Oil tax hike ‘good for everyone’
Issued: November 1, 2014
The Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation is seeking to drum up public support for a steep petroleum tax hike that will lead to higher prices at...
Pathways back to prosperity for PR
Issued: November 1, 2014
CARIBBEAN BUSINESS gathered a group of nearly a dozen of Puerto Rico’s top business and economic minds to map a path to pull the island out of a...
GDB: Bond insurers on board with tax hike
Issued: November 1, 2014
A proposed surge in Puerto Rico’s petroleum tax was drafted with input from bond insurers backstopping Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation...
WTE plants clear PR regulatory hurdles
Issued: October 31, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is quietly moving forward on the island’s first two waste-to-energy plants, granting key permits Thursday to projects that...
PR claims against UBS now top $900M
Issued: October 31, 2014
Claims against UBS from investors in Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds have surged to nearly $1 billion. ...
PR government details new borrowing, tax reform plans
Issued: October 31, 2014
Top Puerto Rico government officials on Thursday detailed plans to borrow up to $2.5 billion in a bond deal backed by a new hike in the crude oil and...
Map: PR high heels top rest of US
Issued: October 31, 2014
Puerto Rico stands above all 50 states when it comes to the average height of high heels, according to a new map by online shopping site Gilt. ...
English classes a hit with professionals
Issued: October 31, 2014
The latest round of free conversational English classes offered by the firm America Aponte & Associates was filled to capacity within days and is...


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