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Welch’s taps PR exec to head R&D
Issued: September 8, 2014
Welch’s, the world’s leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, has tapped Puerto Rican executive Mari Rodríguez as vice president...
Act 22 tax lure could net 250 this year
Issued: September 8, 2014
Puerto Rico’s Act 22 tax lure is expected to prompt 250 individual investors to relocate to the island this year, according to the Economic...
PR trade surplus widens 15% in FY14; exports nearly flat, imports dive
Issued: September 7, 2014
Puerto Rico’s trade surplus widened by more than 15 percent in fiscal 2014 as exports inched up while imports dropped sharply. ...
WEF index points to PR tax problems
Issued: September 7, 2014
Tax reform can’t seem to come fast enough for Puerto Rico’s private sector, which increasingly sees the tangled system as a growing hurdle to doing...
PRHTA: All set for annual convention
Issued: September 6, 2014
The Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association is gearing up for its annual convention and trade show in San Juan. ...
Piloto 151 wins national SBA grant
Issued: September 6, 2014
Piloto 151, a trailblazing co-working space in San Juan, is among the winners of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s inaugural nationwide Growth...
Crimson adds Florida-PR break-bulk run
Issued: September 6, 2014
Crimson Shipping Co. is launching monthly break-bulk liner service connecting Florida and Puerto Rico. ...
PR aims to tighten trade ties with Brazil
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is pitching business opportunities with Brazilian companies and investors. ...
Prepa taps AlixPartners’ Donahue as CRO
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority announced Thursday the appointment of AlixPartners’ Lisa J. Donahueas chief restructuring officer (CRO) of...
Prasa gets creative on bill collections
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority is launching a pilot plan to cut down a mountain of unpaid water bills at public housing projects. ...
Anthony eyeing investment in PR
Issued: September 5, 2014
NBA star Carmelo Anthony says he is exploring investment opportunities in Puerto Rico through his recently created technology investment fund. ...
Census data highlights PR-Florida flow
Issued: September 5, 2014
New U.S. Census Bureau migration statistics released Wednesday highlight the flow of Puerto Rico residents into Florida in recent years. ...
Senate marks PR Coliseum’s first decade
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico Coliseum is marking its tenth anniversary among the most modern and advanced facilities of its kind the in the Caribbean. ...
PR dips on global competitiveness index; still tops in LatAm, Caribbean
Issued: September 4, 2014
Puerto Rico slid on a global ranking of the world’s most competitive economies, landing at 32 out of 144 countries and still outpacing all other Latin...
EPA to hold ‘citizen science’ workshops
Issued: September 4, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be holding day-long workshops on September 11 and 12 at the University of Puerto’s Rio Piedras campus to...
PR elevator revamp is first in Caribbean
Issued: September 4, 2014
Schindler Elevator Corporation recently completed the modernization and installation of its PORT (personal occupant requirement terminal) elevator...
PR actress Pérez joins ABC’s ‘The View’
Issued: September 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Puerto Rican actress Rosie Pérez and Republican media operative Nicolle Wallace are joining ABC’s daytime chat show, “The View.” ...
PR preps for medical tourism surge
Issued: September 4, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is launching a multifaceted push to grow the island’s medical tourism industry into one of the world’s top markets,...
FDA: Little evidence to support testosterone drugs
Issued: September 4, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are...
Urban Train fares doubling; hours kept
Issued: September 4, 2014
Urban Train fares are doubling but service hours will remain unchanged as the debt-laden Highways & Transportation Authority moves to shore up its...
4 firms vying to be Roosevelt Roads master developer; pick in December
Issued: September 3, 2014
And then there were four. ...
Prepa could name CRO this week
Issued: September 3, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) could name a chief restructuring officer ahead of next Monday’s deadline in a key step to staving off...
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early
Issued: September 3, 2014
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco...
PR manufacturing up in July, but points to 4th month of industry contraction
Issued: September 3, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s vital manufacturing industry regained some ground in July but remained below a threshold pointing to a fourth straight...
Coast Guard pilot to face court martial rape case
Issued: September 3, 2014
A Coast Guard commissioned officer charged with sexually assaulting the wife of another Coast Guardsman is scheduled to face general court martial in...


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