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Associated Press, Movietone to place archives on YouTube
Issued: July 22, 2015
The Associated Press and British Movietone are placing their extensive newsreel archives on YouTube. ...
Hospital Auxilio Mutuo accredited to care for international patients
Issued: July 22, 2015
The nonprofit Spanish Hospital Auxilio Mutuo has received certification from the Medical Tourism Association (MTA) for its Auxilio Global Health...
Milton Segarra appointed to DMAI board
Issued: July 22, 2015
Trade organization Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has announced the appointment of Milton Segarra, president and CEO of Meet...
Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico starts operations
Issued: July 22, 2015
On Tuesday, Lufthansa Technik's new facility in Aguadilla started operations with its first overhaul line. ...
Water rationing hits the south
Issued: July 21, 2015
Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority President Alberto M. Lázaro Castro announced that starting Thursday, the water utility will implement a...
Prepa appoints Quintana Méndez as executive director
Issued: July 21, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) announced Tuesday the designation of Javier Quintana Méndez as the new executive director of the...
Labor Department June report reflects lower unemployment rate
Issued: July 21, 2015
Labor Secretary Vance Thomas announced Tuesday that the unemployment rate was 12.6% at the end of last month, a 0.9% drop when compared to the same...
TripAdvisor ranks Condado Vanderbilt Hotel No. 1 in Puerto Rico
Issued: July 21, 2015
The Condado Vanderbilt has been selected as the number one hotel in Puerto Rico by travel site TripAdvisor, hotel General Manager Nicholas Gold...
Top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee to cosponsor Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act
Issued: July 21, 2015
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced Tuesday that Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the Ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee,...
U.S. Senate Finance Committee approves two-year rum-rebate, CFC look-through extension
Issued: July 21, 2015
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee held Tuesday a markup session to vote on the fate of several tax-extender provisions pertaining to manufacturing...
Europe approves Amgen's first-in-class cholesterol drug
Issued: July 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — Amgen on Tuesday received European approval for its first-of-a-kind cholesterol drug that lowers levels of the artery-clogging substance...
SBA offers disaster loans following Agriculture secretary declaration
Issued: July 21, 2015
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Tuesday that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, agricultural...
Puerto Rico listed in Christie’s list of emerging, resurgent luxury market
Issued: July 21, 2015
Every cloud has a silver lining.

While the Puerto Rico government has acknowledged in recent weeks that its $72.2 billion...

Cash-flow woes could prompt gov’t to miss PFC debt payment
Issued: July 21, 2015
Puerto Rico government officials stated Monday that the Public Finance Corp. (PFC) debt payment due Aug. 1 wouldn’t be met as of today due to the...
Data on shrinking population and its impact on educational services revealed
Issued: July 21, 2015
The population loss in Puerto Rico, mainly among those younger than 24-years-old, has dramatically changed school demographics in Puerto Rico, to the...
Bacardí launches 'Tangerine' to mark 20th anniversary of flavored rum line
Issued: July 21, 2015
Bacardí rum announced Tuesday the latest addition to the brand's flavored rum family, Bacardí Tangerine. ...
CRIM opens information centers in Plaza Las Américas, Mayagüez Mall
Issued: July 21, 2015
The executive director of the Municipal Revenue Collections Center (CRIM by its Spanish acronym), Víctor Falcón Dávila, announced the opening of two...
OMB director assures fewer government contracts
Issued: July 21, 2015
The director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Luis Cruz Batista, said the government cut spending on professional and purchased services....
Visitors to Havana can find US-Cuban connections everywhere
Issued: July 21, 2015
HAVANA — This week's reopening of embassies and resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba opens a new chapter in the...
S&P lowers Public Finance Corp. to 'CC'; all tax-backed debt on negative watch
Issued: July 21, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has lowered its 'CCC-' rating on Puerto Rico Public Finance Corp. (PFC) series 2011A and B and...
Fitch: Strains on Puerto Rico's banks eased by U.S. umbrella
Issued: July 21, 2015
The protection of U.S. regulatory oversight over Puerto Rico's banks, including U.S. federal deposit insurance and the intervention authority of...
60 Plus calls for U.S. Congress-appointed control board for Puerto Rico
Issued: July 20, 2015
In a statement released Monday, the 60 Plus Association quoted Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s words in a 2013 advertisement in the Wall Street...
Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition launches ad campaign urging Washington to prevent system's collapse
Issued: July 20, 2015
The Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition launched a new wave of Washington, D.C. based advertising Monday as part of a major campaign calling on...
Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties
Issued: July 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. and Cuba formally ended more than a half-century of...
Another month, another global heat record broken — by far
Issued: July 20, 2015
Earth dialed the heat up in June, smashing warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year. ...


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