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Governor extends delivery date of fiscal adjustment plan
Issued: August 29, 2015
La Fortaleza released a statement Saturday in which a new date to deliver the Puerto Rico Fiscal Adjustment Plan was established. ...
Water rationing continues in wake of Tropical Storm Erika
Issued: August 29, 2015
The chief executive of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa), Alberto Lázaro, reported that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika,...
Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean
Issued: August 29, 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation...
Airlines canceled more than 160 Puerto Rico flights due to Erika
Issued: August 29, 2015
The airlines that operate out of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Carolina canceled some 166 flights due to Tropical Storm Erika’s threat to...
Michelin recalls truck, RV tires prone to rupturing
Issued: August 29, 2015
Michelin is recalling around 104,000 BF Goodrich tires used for light trucks and recreational vehicles because the sidewalls can rupture under severe...
Farmers face difficulty collecting insurance for lost crops
Issued: August 29, 2015
The president of the Farmers Association of Puerto Rico, Héctor Iván Cordero, described the damage caused by Tropical Storm Erika as extraordinary in...
Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce
Issued: August 28, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online...
Macy’s declares quarterly dividend on its common stock
Issued: August 28, 2015
The board of directors of Macy's Inc. announced Friday it was declaring a regular quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share on its common stock,...
Agriculture secretary pegged preliminary losses at $6M due to TS Erika
Issued: August 28, 2015
Puerto Rico Agriculture Secretary Myrna Comas announced Friday preliminary losses of about $6 million in damaged crops mainly in the mountainous area,...
Bloomberg: $60M+ over past 2 years in fees for Puerto Rico gov't amid fiscal crisis
Issued: August 28, 2015
As the Puerto Rico government continues to face its fiscal woes on multiple fronts, its legal and advisory fees tab continues to soar, and so far...
What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
Issued: August 28, 2015
A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social...
Two tropical waves approaching Puerto Rico
Issued: August 28, 2015
The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) in Puerto Rico reported Friday that two tropical waves are approaching the island, which needs even more...
Seaborne cancels flights to Dominica; others still cancelled between San Juan, USVI
Issued: August 28, 2015
Due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika across the Caribbean, Seaborne Airline said Friday it has cancelled flights to Dominica for the next 48...
Puerto Rico banks operating regularly
Issued: August 28, 2015
Puerto Rico banks have resumed operations Friday as Tropical Storm Erika continues to move away from the local area. ...
Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond
Issued: August 28, 2015
With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as...
Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Issued: August 28, 2015
Amgen Inc. has won approval for the second medicine in a new class of biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin...
Tropical storm conditions spread across Puerto Rico
Issued: August 27, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika was located about 135 miles (215 kilometers) south-southeast of San Juan, and was moving faster toward the west at 17 mph (28...
Gap to end on-call scheduling
Issued: August 27, 2015
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gap Inc. is ending its practice of requiring workers to remain on-call for short-notice shifts following an inquiry from New York's...
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Issued: August 27, 2015
NEW YORK -- It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger...
For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day
Issued: August 27, 2015
For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. ...
A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil
Issued: August 27, 2015
NEW YORK -- When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard...
Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9
Issued: August 27, 2015
Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and...
Deadlines at Labor Relations Board moved until next work day
Issued: August 27, 2015
Puerto Rico Labor Relations Board President Jeffry Pérez Cabán announced Thursday an extension of deadlines to deliver documents to the agency, due to...
Saturday is ‘Passport Day’ at San Juan office
Issued: August 27, 2015
The U.S. Department of State, San Juan Passport Agency, will open its doors for Saturday service on Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special...
SBA economic injury loans available following USDA disaster declaration
Issued: August 27, 2015
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...


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