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PR government sells short-term debt
Issued: October 9, 2014
The Puerto Rico government on Thursday sold at least $350 million in short-term notes on Thursday. ...
Bhatia says PR will return to market only when conditions are right
Issued: October 9, 2014
The Puerto Rico government will only return to the municipal bond market when conditions are right, Senate President Eduardo Bhatia said. ...
Cerromar to make way for new hotel
Issued: October 9, 2014
PRISA Group’s big plans to revive the Dorado resort complex include tearing down the 1970s-era Hyatt Cerromar. ...
Dunkin’ Donuts pulls plug on PR stores
Issued: October 9, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts is shutting down its operations in 18 stores in Puerto Rico after winning a legal fight with local franchisee Wometco. ...
Pierluisi leads territorial push for fair treatment under Affordable Care Act
Issued: October 9, 2014
Resident Commission Pedro Pierluisi has led a letter from the congressional delegates representing the five U.S. territories to the secretary of the...
Atlantic hurricane season weakest in more than 30 years …so far
Issued: October 9, 2014
This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to be one of the weakest in decades with only five named storms in the region so far this year. ...
Hyatt opens in SJ Convention District
Issued: October 9, 2014
The new Hyatt House opened its doors in San Juan’s Convention District on Wednesday, marking the extended-stay brand’s first foray outside the...
PR joins YouTube localization push
Issued: October 8, 2014
YouTube, the Google-owned video-sharing community, has launched a Puerto Rico local website. ...
IPRC director Ramos Collado resigns
Issued: October 8, 2014
Institute of Puerto Rican Culture Executive Director Liliana Ramos Collado tendered her resignation on Wednesday. ...
Crooked cops plead guilty in drug heist
Issued: October 8, 2014
A former sergeant from the Puerto Rico Police Department and a civilian have pleaded guilty for their involvement in a July 2012 home invasion robbery...
Study: Personal wealth plunges in PR
Issued: October 8, 2014
Personal wealth levels in Puerto Rico have dropped sharply in recent years as the island remained mired in an ongoing economic downturn dating back...
Bhatia: PR aiming for GO sale this year
Issued: October 7, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is apparently aiming to sell more junk-rated general obligation bonds this year. ...
Doral has new chief financial officer
Issued: October 7, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. has tapped a new chief financial officer. ...
US certifies PR horse quarantine port
Issued: October 7, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has certified a horse quarantine port at Hacienda Siesta Alegre in Río Grande, making Puerto Rico the first...
Wal-Mart benefit cuts don’t reach PR
Issued: October 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling...
PR governor signs borrowing bill
Issued: October 7, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Tuesday signed legislation clearing the way for the sale of as much as $1.2 billion of tax revenue anticipation notes...
Prasa: $1.6M La Plata work up for bid
Issued: October 7, 2014
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Prasa) is putting out for bid a $1.67 million project to upgrade the La Plata Dam. ...
New financing model for commercial solar energy projects in PR
Issued: October 7, 2014
Sculler Energy, a Canadian firm specialized in investing in, developing, and managing solar assets, is now offering a unique financing model for...
The dangers of talking to your car
Issued: October 7, 2014
WASHINGTON — Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard...
PR retail sales inch up as economy lags
Issued: October 7, 2014
Retail sales inched up in Puerto Rico in fiscal 2014 even as the island remained mired in an economic downturn dating back nearly a decade. ...
Epcot may add PR to World Showcase
Issued: October 7, 2014
Buzz is growing that Walt Disney World may add Puerto Rico to the World Showcase at its Epcot Center. ...
Defrocked priest in PR pleads guilty
Issued: October 7, 2014
A defrocked priest in Puerto Rico accused of lewd acts involving a 13-year-old boy has accepted a plea deal as his trial was set to begin. ...
$1.2B in borrowing clears PR Capitol
Issued: October 6, 2014
Puerto Rico lawmakers have cleared the way for the sale of as much as $1.2 billion of tax revenue anticipation notes (TRANs). ...
Job-seekers flock to Condado Vanderbilt
Issued: October 6, 2014
More than 1,000 job-seekers descended on the Hotel Condado Vanderbilt as a three-day fair opened Monday to fill 300 positions at the luxury property. ...
Casiano Communications, Direct ResponSource file Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Issued: October 6, 2014
Casiano Communications Inc. and Direct ResponSource Inc. announced that they filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Law after...


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