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Puerto Rico to set vote for admission into the United States
Issued: January 13, 2015
Former speaker and current member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives José Aponte Hernández announced Tuesday the filling of a bill that will...
NPP presses for a 'yes or no' statehood vote
Issued: January 12, 2015
The House and Senate New Progressive Party (NPP) delegations filed bills Monday that call for a “yes or no” vote on statehood this November. ...
Visit by Dominican President Medina Sánchez marks new era of cooperation
Issued: January 12, 2015
Puerto Rico has entered “a new era of cooperation” with the Dominican Republic as the result of Tuesday’s visit by Dominican President Danilo Medina...
GDB hires capital markets adviser
Issued: January 12, 2015
The Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico (GDB) said late Monday it has retained Philadelphia-based Public Financial Management Inc. to advise...
Sun Country Airlines to provide San Juan-Naples flight
Issued: January 12, 2015

The first nonstop service between Fort Myers, Fla., and San Juan will start in May providing Puerto Ricans an additional route to the state seeing...

United/American targeted in attempt to steal customers' miles
Issued: January 12, 2015
DALLAS — Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines, and in some cases booked free...
Wovenware to expand
Issued: January 12, 2015

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla announced this morning the expansion of software developer Wovenware—which provides consulting to the...

The Economist forecast: PR among world’s weakest economies in 2015
Issued: January 11, 2015
The Economist has pegged Puerto Rico as one of the world’s worst performing economies in its global predictions for 2015. ...
Captain America 3 to film in PR
Issued: January 10, 2015
“Captain America: Civil War,” the third installment in the blockbuster movie series featuring the popular Marvel Comics character, will be partly...
HTA executive director Ramos resigns
Issued: January 10, 2015
Javier E. Ramos Hernández has resigned as executive director of the Highways & Transportation Authority. ...
DR president Medina coming to PR
Issued: January 10, 2015
Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina is scheduled to visit Puerto Rico on an official trip next week. ...
1 dead in helicopter crash in SJ Bay
Issued: January 10, 2015
At least one person died after a helicopter crashed Saturday morning in waters near Puerto Rico’s capital, according to police. ...
PR breaks cruise passenger record
Issued: January 10, 2015
Puerto Rico has set a record for the number of cruise ship passengers visiting the U.S. territory on a single day. ...
Migrant flow into US from Caribbean spikes
Issued: January 9, 2015
MIAMI — Just starting a five-year sentence for illegally re-entering the United States, George Lewis stared at the officers staring back at him at...
Fitch keeps Prasa on downgrade watch
Issued: January 8, 2015
Fitch Ratings is maintaining its Rating Watch Negative status on $3.4 billion of outstanding Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority senior lien...
NOAA sharpens conservation in PR
Issued: January 8, 2015
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has selected sites in Puerto Rico as Habitat Focus Areas — places where the federal agency can...
Pierluisi pitches statehood in Congress
Issued: January 8, 2015
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday to pitch an end to Puerto Rico’s status as a...
PR wants $600M for Martin Peña dredging
Issued: January 8, 2015
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is calling on Congress to allocate $600 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge San Juan’s Martin...
Historic $32M Loto prize expires
Issued: January 8, 2015
Someone is just hours away from losing the biggest lottery prize in Puerto Rico's history. ...
PR gearing up for investment summit
Issued: January 7, 2015
Puerto Rico is getting ready for the 2015 Puerto Rico Investment Summit, the second of the series, to be held on February 26-27, 2015. ...
Maduro floats Oscar López release to send jailed opposition leader into exile
Issued: January 7, 2015
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he would consider freeing jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López if the United States agreed to release...
Doral: PR govt appeal is ‘baseless’
Issued: January 6, 2015
Doral Financial Corp. is dismissing as “baseless” a Puerto Rico government appeal in ongoing legal wrangling in a $230 million tax fight with the San...
Junquera leaves Popular after 43 years
Issued: January 6, 2015
Popular Inc. executive Jorge Junquera is leaving after more than four decades with the San Juan-based financial institution. ...
PR expects record 1.5M cruise visitors
Issued: January 6, 2015
Puerto Rico expects to receive more than 1.5 million visitors from cruise ships docking during the fiscal year that ends on June 30, Puerto Rico...
PR manufacturing index declines
Issued: January 6, 2015
Puerto Rico’s factories slid in November, dropping below the growth threshold level for the sixth time in seven months. ...


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