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AGC to hold annual convention for first time in Puerto Rico
Issued: February 18, 2015
Under the slogan, "360 degrees of construction," the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will hold its 96th annual convention...
Seaborne to launch San Juan-Anguilla service
Issued: February 18, 2015
Seaborne Airlines announced Wednesday the addition of nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) to Clayton J....
Bronx lawmakers want to name post office after Herman Badillo
Issued: February 18, 2015
Legislators in the Bronx want to memorialize Herman Badillo, a trailblazer for Latinos in the city and country, by naming a post office after him. ...
García Padilla announces a gigabit plan for fast broadband across Puerto Rico by 2020
Issued: February 18, 2015
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla has announced the launch of the Gigabit Island Plan, which identifies a strategy for the expansion of high-speed...
Senator: Next round of US-Cuba talks next week
Issued: February 18, 2015
HAVANA — A new round of negotiations to restore full diplomatic ties with Cuba will take place next week in Washington and a delegation of U.S....
EVERTEC appoints Coca-Cola Latin America president to its board
Issued: February 17, 2015
EVERTEC Inc. announced that Brian J. Smith has been appointed to the company's board as an independent director effective Feb. 13. ...
Public hearing on tax reform to be held Wednesday
Issued: February 17, 2015
The House Finance and Budget Committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday in which the transformation of the tax system will be evaluated. ...
New fruit juice produced entirely in Puerto Rico
Issued: February 17, 2015
The brand manager for CC1 Co., Madesly Martínez, announced Tuesday the availability of tropical fruit juice Tampico, which is made entirely in the...
Puerto Rico's bid to become New Age tax haven explored
Issued: February 17, 2015
An article in Forbes with worldwide readership states that as the U.S. Treasury Department continues to tighten its noose around offshore accounts, a...
Advantage Rent A Car to Acquire E-Z Rent-A-Car
Issued: February 17, 2015
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. & ORLANDO, Fla.Advantage Rent A Car, with presence in Puerto Rico, a portfolio company of funds managed by The Catalyst...
Energy forum to be held at Capitol Wednesday
Issued: February 17, 2015
The Senate opens its doors Wednesday to make way for a discussion on the topic of energy in the forum "Energy Policies of Puerto Rico: Regulation...
Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority outlook revised to stable
Issued: February 17, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised its outlook on the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority's senior-lien matching fund...
Mall of San Juan reveals five new retail entrants
Issued: February 17, 2015
Michigan-based Taubman Centers Inc., which owns the Mall of San Juan luxury shopping center, revealed Monday several new entrants to the Puerto Rico...
Puerto Rico ranked among top Valentine's Day destinations
Issued: February 17, 2015
A review of Valentine's Day travel plans by customers of leading travel insurer Allianz Global Assistance, found that New York took the crown as...
Hilton Worldwide planning more than 50 new hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean
Issued: February 17, 2015
When the Hilton hotel chain decided to place its first hotel outside the continental United States, it built the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto...
Prasa revenue bond ratings lowered to 'B' following downgrade on Puerto Rico
Issued: February 16, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered Friday its ratings on Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority's (Prasa) revenue bonds that...
SBA announces new online tool to match lenders to entrepreneurs
Issued: February 16, 2015
WASHINGTON— Small Business Administration head Maria Contreras-Sweet announced Monday that the Small Business Administration (SBA) would launch a...
JetBlue's CEO battles to appease passengers and Wall Street;bags will no longer fly fee
Issued: February 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street. ...
US allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba
Issued: February 13, 2015
HAVANA — The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a...
S&P: Government cash crunch puts basic services at risk
Issued: February 13, 2015
In pounding Puerto Rico's government credit rating further into junk territory late Thursday, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned...
Avon to cease operations in 16 Caribbean nations
Issued: February 13, 2015
A spokeswoman for the world's biggest direct seller of cosmetics tells The Associated Press that the company will no longer accept orders from...
Government revenue shortfall grows to $115.2 million
Issued: February 13, 2015
Puerto Rico government revenue missed estimates again in January by $18.8 million, pushing the revenue shortfall so far during fiscal year 2015 to...
Puerto Rico governor pushes for value-added tax amid scrutiny
Issued: February 13, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Friday defended his proposal to create a 16 percent value-added tax as pressure built on the government to fix its...
To combat fraud, Visa wants to track your smartphone
Issued: February 13, 2015
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in...
Due to shipwreck concerns Costa, major P.R. cuise operator, wants to cut Italy ties
Issued: February 13, 2015
MILAN — Italian cruise company Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over its future in Italy amid concerns the company wants to distance...


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