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Aeronet aims for 4G LTE launch in 2015
Issued: November 5, 2014
Puerto Rican operator Aeronet is looking to launch 4G LTE services next year. ...
Truckers protest snarls traffic in SJ
Issued: November 5, 2014
Traffic was snarled along the rain-soaked streets of San Juan on Wednesday morning as hundreds of truckers staged a rolling protest against...
Planning Board posts 2015 economic plan
Issued: November 4, 2014
The Puerto Rico Planning Board has posted the bulk of its comprehensive economic development plan for 2015. ...
Santander Asset Management reloads
Issued: November 4, 2014
Santander Asset Management, LLC (SAM) has successfully implemented its business continuity plan for interim portfolio management support and...
Sanofi dengue vaccine nearing market
Issued: November 4, 2014
France-based pharmaceutical firm Sanofi plans to file to market its dengue vaccine next year after a phase III trial found that it is effective in...
Triple-S nets $4.7M in 3Q; prepares to launch $50M stock buyback
Issued: November 4, 2014
Triple-S Management Corp. posted third-quarter net income of $4.7 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared with $18.6 million, or $0.68 per...
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...


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