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PR economic index edges down again
Issued: September 2, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted a narrow drop in July, remaining in negative territory for a 21th straight month and settling at its...
Manatees may lose endangered status
Issued: September 1, 2014
MIAMI — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed...
PR gears up for annual Interphex expo
Issued: September 1, 2014
Puerto Rico in mid-October will host Interphex, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fair that is expected to draw more than 5,000 professionals from...
PR research team studies human fears and how to overcome them
Issued: September 1, 2014
A team of scientists in Puerto Rico is studying the neural mechanisms of fear and preparing what could be the first article from the island in more...
As stocks climb, so does anxiety: Time to get out, or stick with them?
Issued: September 1, 2014
NEW YORK — Is it time to cash out of stocks? ...
Federal govt faults PR special education
Issued: August 31, 2014
The Puerto Rico Education Department has fallen short of federal special education standards for a second straight year, raising the prospect of an...
Governor to ease P3s up to $50M
Issued: August 31, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Friday he is preparing to submit legislation aimed at easing the way for public-private partnership (P3) projects...
PR’s El Mesón eyes Florida foothold
Issued: August 30, 2014
After long planning, Puerto Rico’s El Mesón Sandwiches chain is setting its sights on opening its first location off the island next year. ...
Florida university opens campus in PR
Issued: August 29, 2014
Florida’s Nova Southeastern University (NSU) cut the ribbon Thursday on its new regional campus in Puerto Rico. ...
Boat flips near DR coast; at least 1 dead
Issued: August 29, 2014
Authorities in the Dominican Republic searched Friday for survivors after a small boat carrying about 20 migrants capsized off the eastern tip of the...
Caribbean/Mexico hotel pipeline picks up
Issued: August 29, 2014
The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. ...
Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened; 5 found in PR waters
Issued: August 29, 2014
The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change. ...
Ports chief: Airport P3 is paying off
Issued: August 29, 2014
The Puerto Rico government says putting operation of the island’s international airport under a 40-year public-private partnership (P3) deal is...
Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
Issued: August 29, 2014
NEW YORK — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of...
PR eyeing chikungunya in 2 deaths
Issued: August 28, 2014
The Puerto Rican Health Department said Thursday that it is investigating whether two people who died had contracted chikungunya, which - if true -...
Governor orders special education audit
Issued: August 28, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has ordered an external audit of spending on special education in Puerto Rico’s public school system. ...
No firm date for tax-evaders list
Issued: August 28, 2014
The Puerto Rico Treasury Department is still ironing out the process of publishing lists of tax evaders under a law passed last year. ...
PR govt opposes same-sex marriage suit
Issued: August 28, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is asking a federal court in San Juan to toss a lawsuit seeking to have same-sex marriages recognized in Puerto Rico. ...
Another ‘move to Florida’ expo on tap
Issued: August 28, 2014
Another event is being held this weekend in San Juan to help islanders prepare for a potential move to Florida as the exodus of people from Puerto...
Cleveland captive coming to PR for book
Issued: August 28, 2014
Michelle Knight, one of three women held captive for years by Ariel Castro in Cleveland, is coming to Puerto Rico next month to present her memoir...
Community health groups get federal grants
Issued: August 28, 2014
Three community health groups in Puerto Rico will receive more than $750,000 in federal funding to support facility improvements for patient-centered...
MTV shooting reality series in PR
Issued: August 28, 2014
MTV is staging the second season of its matchmatching show “Are You The One?” in Puerto Rico. ...
AICPA’s Balhoff to speak at CPA convention Friday
Issued: August 28, 2014
William E. Balhoff, chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), will be the keynote speaker Friday noon at the Puerto...
Management changes at de la Cruz agency
Issued: August 27, 2014
John Raevis has resigned as president of de la Cruz & Associates (DLC) for personal reasons after nearly two decades with the integrated...
Gil taking San Sebastián Fest to Miami
Issued: August 27, 2014
Actor Julián Gil is preparing to stage a version of Puerto Rico’s iconic San Sebastián Street Festival in Miami. ...


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