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Norwegian adds flights from U.S. Northeast to Caribbean
Issued: June 25, 2015
Norwegian Air has announced it will launch flights from Boston, Baltimore/Washington, D.C., and New York City to two Caribbean destinations: the...
Díaz, Danticat decry deportations in Dominican Republic
Issued: June 25, 2015
MIAMI — Two prize-winning, U.S.-based authors with roots in a divided Caribbean island are urging a range of protests against the deportations of...
La Concha Resort appoints new GM, sales director
Issued: June 25, 2015
International Hospitality Enterprises President José M. Suárez has made public that La Concha, A Renaissance Resort, has chosen Alain Tiphaine as its...
More stateside calls for ‘control board’ for Puerto Rico
Issued: June 25, 2015
Calls for federal oversight of Puerto Rico’s economic and financial “mess” is becoming more vocal in Washington, D.C., as the island continues to...
Friend-to-friend payment apps are becoming popular
Issued: June 25, 2015
NEW YORK — On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks. ...
Government CIO office closed by executive order
Issued: June 25, 2015
The Office of the Chief Information Officer, Puerto Rico’s main agency in charge of overseeing the government’s efforts in the digital realm, was...
Senate approves fiscal 2016 budget with increased debt-service share
Issued: June 24, 2015
The Puerto Rico Senate approved late night Wednesday, with amendments, the resolutions that make up the fiscal 2016 budget plan, after the lower...
Parched Caribbean faces widespread drought, water shortages
Issued: June 24, 2015
The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean, prompting officials around the region to brace for a bone dry summer. ...
Cuba's popularity concerns Caribbean tourism officials
Issued: June 24, 2015
Caribbean tourism officials are pushing for a partnership with the U.S. government because of concerns that warming relations between the U.S. and...
Fiat Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for water leak problem
Issued: June 24, 2015
DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 164,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide to install shields that stop water from getting into the power rear lift...
Airbnb looks to expand Cuba listings to non-Americans
Issued: June 24, 2015
HAVANA — Online home-rental service Airbnb says it is exploring a significant expansion of its operations in Cuba two months after it became the first...
Puerto Rico status hearing held in U.S. House
Issued: June 24, 2015
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, chaired by Don Young, held an oversight hearing Wednesday entitled,...
Finger-pointing starting in blame for government hack
Issued: June 24, 2015
WASHINGTON — Finger-pointing burst into the open on Capitol Hill Wednesday over blame for hacking into the U.S. government's personnel records,...
Jobos Bay Reserve receives more than $852,000 in federal, commonwealth funds
Issued: June 24, 2015
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has awarded Puerto Rico nearly $600,000 to operate the Jobos Bay Estuarine Research Reserve...
Statistic Institute issues Puerto Rico education system report
Issued: June 24, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute released Wednesday its report on Puerto Rico's educational system for 2012-2013. ...
Seaborne's Muñoz Marín Airport check-in counter moves to Terminal B
Issued: June 24, 2015
Seaborne airlines announced that its check-in counter in Luis Muñoz Marín (LMM) International Airport will be moved from Terminal D to Terminal B. ...
Oriental to report results, hold conference call July 31
Issued: June 24, 2015
Puerto Rico-based financial holding company OFG Bancorp will report second quarter 2015 financial results July 31 before the market opens and hold its...
Puerto Rico ranks 3rd in Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being
Issued: June 24, 2015
Global well-being improvement company Healthways Inc. and management consulting firm Gallup have released their analysis of well-being around the...
Review: Apple has best smartwatch, but rivals have strengths
Issued: June 24, 2015
As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps. ...
Chafey resigns from GDB
Issued: June 24, 2015
Government Development Bank (GDB) Chairman David Chafey Jr. has resigned from his post, effective June 30, Vice Chairwoman & President Melba...
House passes bill allowing $400M in TRANs, conditioning GOs’ monthly reserves
Issued: June 24, 2015
A bill from La Fortaleza that seeks to raise short-term debt from some public corporations, as well as conditioning the government’s reserves to cover...
Richard Branson says 2020 Miami sail for Virgin Cruises
Issued: June 23, 2015
MIAMI — Dressed in red shorts and a captain's hat, Richard Branson on Tuesday announced that Virgin Cruises will sail its first ship out of...
Google protects Gmail users from sending regrettable notes
Issued: June 23, 2015
Google is making it easier to steer clear of the trouble that can be caused by a misdirected or inappropriate email. ...
Niagara recalls bottled water on E. coli concern
Issued: June 23, 2015
Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its...
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. "Perceived ineptitude" in information technology departments. ...


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