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Madonna reschedules Puerto Rico concert dates
Issued: May 21, 2015
The list of Madonna concert dates for her 35-city 'Rebel Heart' Tour has changed. ...
US, Cuba push to finalize talks on re-establishing embassies
Issued: May 21, 2015
American and Cuban officials are trying to complete talks to re-establish embassies in each other's capitals after a half-century interruption. ...
Popular to buy Doral Insurance for $17.3 million
Issued: May 21, 2015
Doral Insurance Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Doral Financial Corp., sold its insurance policy portfolio to Anglo-Puerto Rican Insurance a day...
Microsoft celebrates 25 years in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 21, 2015
Developments such as bridging the digital divide, the development of laptops, the adoption of the Internet and using productivity services like email...
Study finds 11,500 nonprofits in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 21, 2015
A study of nonprofit organizations by Red de Fundaciones identified 11,570 entities that provide services annually to more than 700,000 people in...
Island seals its pitch at Puerto Rico Investment Summit
Issued: May 20, 2015
The latest edition of the Puerto Rico Investment Summit, which ended Tuesday at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, focused on attracting...
ITC rejects Commerce Department recommendation to impose duties on imports
Issued: May 20, 2015
Last month, after an investigation, the U.S. Department of Commerce recommended to the International Trade Commission (ITC) that it impose certain...
Planning Board publishes special supplement on VAT
Issued: May 20, 2015
The Puerto Rico Planning Board has made available a special supplement that analyzes the value-added tax (VAT, or IVA by its Spanish acronym) in...
Cuban wrestlers prepare to face US in Times Square
Issued: May 20, 2015
NEW YORK — Invited to take part in an exhibition against the U.S. in Times Square, top Cuban wrestlers quickly received approval from their government...
Secretary Bernier, Speaker Perelló to attend Puerto Rico Manufacturers convention
Issued: May 20, 2015
The president of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association, Carlos Rivera Vélez, announced that the group's annual convention will be held May...
García Padilla submits bill that paves way for 11.5% tax
Issued: May 20, 2015
On Monday, Gov. Alejandro García Padilla presented a bill to the Legislature that calls for the implementation of an 11.5% sales tax at cash...
AIAC to lease Merck’s former Arecibo plant to pharmaceuticals
Issued: May 20, 2015
Top executives, management and spokespeople of American Industrial Acquisition Corp. (AIAC) arrived this week to Puerto Rico to announce the...
Study on impact of business incubators presented
Issued: May 20, 2015
The chief executive of the Estudios Técnicos firm, José J. Villamil, on Tuesday presented an investigation, "The impact of incubators on the...
Dominican-Puerto Rican business forum held to forge bilateral agreements
Issued: May 20, 2015
Santo Domingo — The government of the Dominican Republic is holding a two-day business forum in Santo Domingo with Puerto Rico representatives. ...
Pierluisi, NPP legislators against 11.5% tax proposal
Issued: May 20, 2015
After meeting Monday, New Progressive Party (NPP) legislators and Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi said they were against new taxes, including...
US and Cuban sailors in friendly race amid warming relations
Issued: May 19, 2015
HAVANA — Competitive sailors from the U.S. and Cuba have been showing off their skills in Havana Bay as the two countries work on restoring diplomatic...
Puerto Rico water-rationing plan to continue
Issued: May 19, 2015
Results of the week-long implementation of a water-rationing plan for much of the metropolitan area on the island were explained by the executive...
Puerto Rico government to present fiscal 2016 budget
Issued: May 19, 2015
The administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla will present its fiscal year 2016 budget plan Wednesday. It will total $9.8 billion and will...
Cuba establishes banking relationship in US, furthering ties
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — Cuba has established a banking relationship in the U.S., clearing another major obstacle to the countries re-establishing diplomatic...
UN lowers global economic growth estimate amid modest pace
Issued: May 19, 2015
The United Nations is lowering its growth estimate for the global economy this year, saying its previous forecast of 3.1 percent growth in 2015 is now...
Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones
Issued: May 19, 2015
NEW YORK — The company whose name has long been synonymous with telephones is looking for new ways to reach out and touch someone. ...
Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million
Issued: May 19, 2015
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of...
Pernod to launch Havanista in US when Cuba embargo is lifted
Issued: May 19, 2015
On May 11, representatives of Pernod Ricard beverages were with French President Francois Hollande in Cuba, where he met with President Raul Castro...
Bhatia in Washington lobbying for inclusion of Puerto Rico in Chapter 9
Issued: May 19, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia is meeting Tuesday with officials of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to discuss H.R. 870, the bill authored by...
Senate launches website for ideas on how to improve government
Issued: May 19, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia announced the launch of a website that, in its first stage, will allow people to express their ideas for raising...


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