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Urban Train fares doubling; hours kept
Issued: September 4, 2014
Urban Train fares are doubling but service hours will remain unchanged as the debt-laden Highways & Transportation Authority moves to shore up its...
4 firms vying to be Roosevelt Roads master developer; pick in December
Issued: September 3, 2014
And then there were four. ...
Prepa could name CRO this week
Issued: September 3, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) could name a chief restructuring officer ahead of next Monday’s deadline in a key step to staving off...
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early
Issued: September 3, 2014
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco...
PR manufacturing up in July, but points to 4th month of industry contraction
Issued: September 3, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s vital manufacturing industry regained some ground in July but remained below a threshold pointing to a fourth straight...
Coast Guard pilot to face court martial rape case
Issued: September 3, 2014
A Coast Guard commissioned officer charged with sexually assaulting the wife of another Coast Guardsman is scheduled to face general court martial in...
Back-to-Spain movement taking shape
Issued: September 2, 2014
The so-called Reunification with Spain Movement held its inaugural assembly in San Juan on Monday as part of its fledgling campaign pushing for Puerto...
Facing corruption charges, mayor resigns
Issued: September 2, 2014
Río Grande Mayor Eduard Rivera Correa resigned Tuesday as he remains jailed on federal corruption charges. ...
Brothers in arms reunited in Afghanistan
Issued: September 2, 2014
PAKTIA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Two brothers serving in the U.S. Army, currently deployed to Afghanistan, were promoted together to the rank of...
PR economic index edges down again
Issued: September 2, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted a narrow drop in July, remaining in negative territory for a 21th straight month and settling at its...
Manatees may lose endangered status
Issued: September 1, 2014
MIAMI — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed...
PR gears up for annual Interphex expo
Issued: September 1, 2014
Puerto Rico in mid-October will host Interphex, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fair that is expected to draw more than 5,000 professionals from...
PR research team studies human fears and how to overcome them
Issued: September 1, 2014
A team of scientists in Puerto Rico is studying the neural mechanisms of fear and preparing what could be the first article from the island in more...
As stocks climb, so does anxiety: Time to get out, or stick with them?
Issued: September 1, 2014
NEW YORK — Is it time to cash out of stocks? ...
Federal govt faults PR special education
Issued: August 31, 2014
The Puerto Rico Education Department has fallen short of federal special education standards for a second straight year, raising the prospect of an...
Governor to ease P3s up to $50M
Issued: August 31, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Friday he is preparing to submit legislation aimed at easing the way for public-private partnership (P3) projects...
PR’s El Mesón eyes Florida foothold
Issued: August 30, 2014
After long planning, Puerto Rico’s El Mesón Sandwiches chain is setting its sights on opening its first location off the island next year. ...
Florida university opens campus in PR
Issued: August 29, 2014
Florida’s Nova Southeastern University (NSU) cut the ribbon Thursday on its new regional campus in Puerto Rico. ...
Boat flips near DR coast; at least 1 dead
Issued: August 29, 2014
Authorities in the Dominican Republic searched Friday for survivors after a small boat carrying about 20 migrants capsized off the eastern tip of the...
Caribbean/Mexico hotel pipeline picks up
Issued: August 29, 2014
The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. ...
Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened; 5 found in PR waters
Issued: August 29, 2014
The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change. ...
Ports chief: Airport P3 is paying off
Issued: August 29, 2014
The Puerto Rico government says putting operation of the island’s international airport under a 40-year public-private partnership (P3) deal is...
Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
Issued: August 29, 2014
NEW YORK — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of...
PR eyeing chikungunya in 2 deaths
Issued: August 28, 2014
The Puerto Rican Health Department said Thursday that it is investigating whether two people who died had contracted chikungunya, which - if true -...
Governor orders special education audit
Issued: August 28, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has ordered an external audit of spending on special education in Puerto Rico’s public school system. ...


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