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$20.8M for upgrades to PR airports
Issued: September 15, 2014
Puerto Rico’s two largest airports are in line for $20.8 million in federal funds for runway repaving and other safety upgrades. ...
Doral refutes link to ‘smear campaign’
Issued: September 15, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. signaled Monday it has no role in a series of advertisements published in leading stateside news outlets that are highly...
Beltrán in running for MLB Man of Year
Issued: September 15, 2014
Puerto Rican baseball great Carlos Beltrán is among six finalists for Major League Baseball’s Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award. ...
Cement sales plunge 22.4% in August
Issued: September 15, 2014
Cement sales plunged more than 22 percent in August, marking the steepest drop in more than a year. ...
PR returning to Disney ‘foodie’ fest
Issued: September 15, 2014
Puerto Rico is returning to the International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center in Orlando after skipping the event last...
Fortaleza: All unions OK belt tightening
Issued: September 15, 2014
La Fortaleza said accords have now been reached with unions representing 100 percent of public employees at government agencies to “voluntarily” amend...
Digicel buys Caribbean fiber network
Issued: September 15, 2014
Digicel has completed its acquisition of a submarine fiber network across the Caribbean region from Guadeloupe-based Loret Group and Caribbean Fibre...
Fitch: Prepa dragging on AES outlook
Issued: September 15, 2014
Fitch Ratings has maintained the Rating Watch Negative on nearly $200 billion in AES Puerto Rico bonds. ...
PR sees increase in cruise ship visits
Issued: September 15, 2014
Officials in Puerto Rico say the number of summer cruise ship passengers visiting the U.S. territory has increased in the past three years. ...
PR still planning $900M TRANs sale
Issued: September 15, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is planning to sell $900 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes (TRANs) within the next month. ...
PR speeding up tax reform schedule as red flags rise over FY15 revenues
Issued: September 15, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is stepping up its tax reform schedule amid troubling revenue signs early in the new fiscal year. ...
PR horse racing running on empty
Issued: September 13, 2014
Puerto Rico’s horse racing industry is on the verge of collapse due to a steep drop in revenues, rising operational costs and government neglect,...
Shapiro: PR should follow Ireland path
Issued: September 13, 2014
Economist Robert Shapiro, who served as undersecretary of the U.S. Commerce Department during the Clinton administration, has written a new paper...
PR debuts national fashion brand
Issued: September 12, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is getting into fashion industry by supporting 10 local designers who have joined forces under P.ERE, the commonwealth’s...
¡Vive la Diferencia! A new way of banking
Issued: September 12, 2014
True to a 50 years tradition of creativity and innovation, Oriental launched a new institutional advertising campaign under the umbrella concept of...
PR-22 extension stalled, but not scrapped
Issued: September 12, 2014
The administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has not dropped plans to extend the PR-22 expressway to Mayaguez despite a serious cash crunch at...
Aeromed grounded by lack of payment
Issued: September 12, 2014
Air ambulance Company Aeromed has halted operations due to non-payment by the Puerto Rico Health Department. ...
PR, DR to map Mona Passage security
Issued: September 12, 2014
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García and Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met Thursday to discuss tighter trade, cultural, tourism and public...
PR auto sales skid 19.8% in August
Issued: September 12, 2014
Island auto distributors reported the sale of 7,122 units in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) in August, down by 1,754 units, or 19.8%,...
Guns: The flip side of Florida-PR flow
Issued: September 11, 2014
As Puerto Ricans flood into Florida seeking brighter economic opportunities, a rising reverse flow of guns from the Sunshine State into the island...
PR summit to woo LatAm investors
Issued: September 11, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is gearing up to host a summit for Latin American investors interested in tapping the island’s business potential through...
Crowley blazes new trail in LNG supply
Issued: September 11, 2014
Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary Carib Energy LLC has been granted a 20-year, small-scale U.S. Department of Energy export license for the supply,...
PR tax haul misses August estimates; revenue from key Law 154 levy slides
Issued: September 11, 2014
The Puerto Rico government’s tax revenues missed estimates in August, marking the first shortfall two months into fiscal 2015. ...
$16M in federal funds for Head Start
Issued: September 11, 2014
Puerto Rico is in line for $16 million in federal funds for Early Head Start and Head Start programs around the island. ...
TV project on golfer lands in PR court
Issued: September 11, 2014
Mark Anthony Burk, a professional golf player who was the subject of a 2011 Golf Channel documentary series titled “Pipe Dream,” is suing the...


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