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Caribbean hotel industry having a great 2015; Puerto Rico reporting steady numbers
Issued: August 22, 2015
Most people know that life in the Caribbean can be paradise. For the hotel industry, 2015 has been a particularly great year thus far, according to...
House speaker emphasizes development of local companies at regional mayors’ summit
Issued: August 22, 2015
The president of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives, Jaime Perelló Borrás, focused Friday on the growth of small and midsize enterprises (SMEs)...
Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market
Issued: August 22, 2015
Well, that was fun while it lasted. ...
Prasa pushes back $750M bond deal to give investors more time
Issued: August 22, 2015
Although originally slated to take place this week, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Prasa) has pushed back once again the completion...
Q&A: What a stock market 'correction' means to you
Issued: August 21, 2015
The stock market's steep decline this week has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average into what is known as "correction" territory. ...
Unemployment rate continues downward trend
Issued: August 21, 2015
Labor Secretary Vance Thomas announced Friday that the July unemployment rate stood at 11.9%, representing a decrease of 1.8% compared with the same...
Experts: Deleted online information never actually goes away
Issued: August 21, 2015
The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted. ...
PwC takes advantage of Act 20, expands operations in Puerto Rico
Issued: August 21, 2015
The Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish initials) announced Friday the expansion of New York-based...
FirstBank launches balance-matching campaign
Issued: August 21, 2015
FirstBank launched its "Double Your Balance" campaign on Friday, which allows customers with personal accounts to, until Nov....
Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Note 5 debut in Puerto Rico
Issued: August 21, 2015
Samsung has unveiled the newest high-end smartphone models from the South Korean tech manufacturer, the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5. ...
Tribute paid to former House of Representatives Speaker Jarabo
Issued: August 20, 2015
The House of Representatives paid tribute Thursday to José Ronaldo "Rony" Jarabo Álvarez for his work and political, cultural and social...
Q&A: Ashley Madison hack only latest high-profile breach
Issued: August 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- The data breach affecting customers of the Ashley Madison website may be salacious, embarrassing or even ruinous for those involved....
Puerto Rico Tourism Co. awarded certificate of excellence in financial reporting
Issued: August 20, 2015
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Puerto Rico Tourism Co. by the Government Finance Officers...
Butler, Utah to headline 2015 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
Issued: August 20, 2015
Now that Louisville’s basketball team has wrapped up a week-long schedule of seven exhibition games in Puerto Rico, next up for college basketball...
Feeling the heat: Earth in July was hottest month on record
Issued: August 20, 2015
Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. weather officials said. ...
Evidence of infidelities spreads online in wake of hack
Issued: August 20, 2015
Husbands and wives across the world are waking up to their partners' extramarital affairs after a catastrophic leak at adultery website Ashley...
Diabetes drug shows 1st protection from heart complications
Issued: August 20, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — For the first time, there's evidence a drug reduces risk of complications that are the top killer of diabetes patients: heart...
Maritime professional refutes reports blaming industry for Puerto Rico debt crisis
Issued: August 20, 2015
The editor of Maritime Professional, Joseph Keefe, believes that media reports claiming the Jones Act and the maritime industry are to blame for the...
Sam’s Club extends #SmallBizHelp to small businesses
Issued: August 20, 2015
Sam’s Club has announced its #SmallBizHelp, an interactive social campaign that supports small-business owners with advice on starting and running a...
Drug industry links run deep in field of sexual medicine
Issued: August 20, 2015
How do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two...
S&P: Puerto Rico higher ed could suffer more
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico's ongoing fiscal struggles could continue to have negative implications for rated colleges and universities on the island in the...
S&P: Multiple factors could squeeze Puerto Rico hospitals
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico's ongoing fiscal struggles could have negative credit implications for some health care providers on the island. ...
Puerto Rico agencies, officials react following DOJ's 'high risk' designation
Issued: August 20, 2015
A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) letter to Gov. Alejandro García Padilla advising that since Tuesday Puerto Rico and agencies that...
EVERTEC announces organizational changes
Issued: August 20, 2015
Puerto Rico-based EVERTEC Inc. announced Thursday the appointment of a new chief financial officer (CFO) and other organizational changes. ...
Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs
Issued: August 20, 2015
HONOLULU -- Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that are in danger...


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