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HuffPo blog pushes rights in US territories
Issued: September 17, 2014
The leader of organization that pushes for equal rights for the U.S. territories seized on U.S. Constitution Day to spread its message through a blog...
Prepa inks $9.7M contract with Donahue and her turnaround team
Issued: September 17, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority on Monday signed a nearly $10 million contract with turnaround boss Lisa J. Donahue. ...
Feds seize bogus iPhone 6 units in PR
Issued: September 17, 2014
U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents seized two fraudulent iPhone 6 smartphones in Puerto Rico weeks before Apple announced the release of the...
Treasury gets break as Doral trial looms
Issued: September 17, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. has been dealt a legal setback on the eve of the start of the trial in the San Juan-based bank’s $230 million tax fight with the...
Fitch keeps Prepa on ‘negative’ watch, says debt restructuring still probable
Issued: September 16, 2014
Fitch Ratings is maintaining its Rating Watch Negative on $8.7 billion of junk-rated Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) power revenue bonds....
Research drones launched into hurricane
Issued: September 16, 2014
MIAMI — U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand...
EPA: $120K to track air pollution
Issued: September 16, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $120,000 to Desarrollo Integral del Sur Inc. to help identify sources of air pollution in the...
First LNG container ship gets engine
Issued: September 16, 2014
Work on the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered container ship took a big step forward as engineers placed a pioneering dual-fuel slow...
Motion seeks quick lift of PR gay marriage ban
Issued: September 16, 2014
A gay rights organization has filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for Puerto Rico seeking a summary judgment to end the ban same-sex marriage in...
Congress dusting off DC statehood
Issued: September 16, 2014
WASHINGTON— Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean...
Triple-S expands into Latin America
Issued: September 16, 2014
In what represents its first venture outside the Caribbean region, Puerto Rico-based Grupo Triple-S announced Monday the expansion of its health and...
Olein Recovery expanding operations
Issued: September 16, 2014
Puerto Rico-based oil recycler and lubricant manufacturer Olein Recovery is expanding its operations. ...
Popular completes Central Florida exit
Issued: September 15, 2014
Popular, Inc. said Monday its stateside subsidiary Popular Community Bank has completed the previously announced sale of its Central Florida regional...
$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,...


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