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América Móvil Selects NEC and NetCracker to Lead OSS Consolidation and Transformation Across All LATAM Operators
Issued: April 8, 2015
TOKYO & WALTHAM, Mass. — NEC Corporation and NetCracker Technology announced they were selected to provide a consolidated, end-to-end OSS solution...
S&P raises Rushmore Loan Management Services rating, extols Puerto Rico branch potential
Issued: April 8, 2015
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' (S&P) residential special servicer ranking for Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC, a...
Puerto Rico Investment Summit seeks to open doors to US market
Issued: April 7, 2015
The Puerto Rico Investment Summit - LATAM Edition on May 18 and 19 aims to bring entrepreneurs and investors closer to the options the island offers...
Scientists map Caribbean seafloor as part of 12-year project
Issued: April 7, 2015
U.S. scientists have completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the...
Mall of San Juan looks for new GM
Issued: April 7, 2015
Manuel Vázquez, the general manager of The Mall of San Juan, a nearly half-billion-dollar high-end shopping center recently opened in the Puerto Rico...
Lack of English meant Puerto Ricans got disability benefits
Issued: April 7, 2015
A federal audit has found that some Puerto Ricans living on the island have received disability benefits in part because they could not speak English....
Agriculture secretary: 40% of government-bought food to be local
Issued: April 7, 2015
Agriculture Department Secretary Myrna Comas Pagán announced Wednesday a 40 percent increase in the government's purchase of local food products...
Y&R creative team wins local Young Lions competition
Issued: April 7, 2015
Puerto Rico’s next generation of creative advertising talent is ready to roar at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France in...
U.S. Transportation Department announces $500 million available under grant program
Issued: April 7, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the U.S. under a...
Aerostar partner announces passenger traffic up 12.3% in Mexico operations
Issued: April 7, 2015
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR), which is a 50% joint-venture partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, operator of the Luis Munoz Marín...
SBA announces cooperative agreements available for trade, export promotion
Issued: April 7, 2015
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Tuesday that states will be able to apply for...
McDonald's plans to roll out bigger burgers
Issued: April 7, 2015
Bigger burgers will be back on the menu at McDonald's, at least for a while. ...
Island off southern Puerto Rico goes on the market for $2.5 million
Issued: April 6, 2015
Cayo Ratones, a 10-hectare (24-acre) island off southern Puerto Rico that has just one solar-powered wooden house with a swimming pool, has been put...
Manufacturers emphasize need for energy-cost reduction, sending Washington a united message
Issued: April 6, 2015
San Juan — To compete effectively in global markets, Puerto Rico must reduce its energy costs significantly and work purposefully, with one voice, to...
TigerDirect shutters 31 of 34 stores; Puerto Rico spared
Issued: April 6, 2015

Officials at Systemax, parent of the Miami-based retailer, announced the closings last month after quarterly earnings revealed continued...

Vita Natura’s Medina-Rivera wins SBA Person of the Year
Issued: April 6, 2015
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced Monday this year's Small-Business Person...
Government meeting on VAT ends with announcement that technical teams will continue working on rate
Issued: April 6, 2015
A meeting at La Fortaleza with Gov. Alejandro García Padilla and House and Senate speakers Jaime Perelló Borrás and Eduardo Bhatia, respectively, to...
Chief of staff says Fortaleza has 'no problems' changing VAT rate
Issued: April 6, 2015
La Fortaleza Chief of Staff Víctor Suárez said Monday that the government has no problem in amending the value-added-tax (VAT, or IVA by its Spanish...
Sun Country Airlines to increase San Juan-Naples service May 3
Issued: April 6, 2015
Sun Country Airlines will begin nonstop service between Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International...
Transportation Authority to begin work on Expreso Las Américas
Issued: April 6, 2015
The Highways and Transportation Authority (HTA) will begin to conduct nightly work on PR-18, or Expreso Las Américas, on both Domenech Avenue exit...
Labor Department: 80 Employers have more than 680 jobs available
Issued: April 6, 2015
The Labor and Human Resources Department has published more than 680 new job opportunities, Labor Secretary Vance Thomas announced Monday. ...
EPA gives Puerto Rico Merck sites Energy Star certification
Issued: April 6, 2015
Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. mainland and Canada, announced Monday that it has received an Energy Star 2015 Partner of the Year – Sustained...
UPR delivers audited statement on time
Issued: April 6, 2015
For the second consecutive year, the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) delivered its audited financial statements early, something that had not happened...
Puerto Rico participating in Cuban International Humor Biennial
Issued: April 5, 2015
Havana-- Graphic humorists from 23 countries are competing from April 5-8 in Cuba at the 19th International Humor Biennial. ...
Bill to define Development & Commerce Department functions to be filed
Issued: April 5, 2015
Sen. Antonio Fas Alzamora is slated to present file a bill this week that seeks to "refine and define" the goals, function and duties of the...


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