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Krispy Kreme PR recognized by global company
Issued: November 3, 2014
Krispy Kreme Puerto Rico was recognized with top-shelf awards during the global donut chain’s recent Global Partner Summit. ...
Caribbean hotels see profits on rise
Issued: November 3, 2014
Caribbean hotel performance continues to illustrate positive trends in occupancy and average daily rate, though at a much slower pace than hotels in...
PR to host medical marijuana forum
Issued: November 3, 2014
GB Sciences, a company that merges technologies in plant biology, cultivation technology and post-production processes for medicinal cannabis, will...
Florida’s Puerto Ricans: Ultimate swing voters in the ultimate swing state?
Issued: November 3, 2014
Recently-arrived Puerto Ricans may hold the key to electoral victory in Florida’s I-4 corridor, one of the great barometers of U.S. politics. They are...
Labor Department lists 765 job openings
Issued: November 3, 2014
Puerto Rico’s Labor Department published a list of hundreds of job opportunities on Monday. ...
Key PR economic index drops again; 1.8% fall is second deepest of 2014
Issued: November 3, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted another drop in September, marking nearly two years of decline and its second steepest decline in...
Crew of Liberian-flagged ship sick off PR
Issued: November 1, 2014
The 680-foot Liberian bulk carrier cargo ship Agapi S continued its voyage to New Orleans after 19 of 21 crewmembers experiencing symptoms of food...
PR slides in World Bank’s doing business rankings
Issued: November 1, 2014
Puerto Rico slid to 47 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s latest survey on the ease of doing business around the globe. ...
HTA: Oil tax hike ‘good for everyone’
Issued: November 1, 2014
The Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation is seeking to drum up public support for a steep petroleum tax hike that will lead to higher prices at...
Pathways back to prosperity for PR
Issued: November 1, 2014
CARIBBEAN BUSINESS gathered a group of nearly a dozen of Puerto Rico’s top business and economic minds to map a path to pull the island out of a...
GDB: Bond insurers on board with tax hike
Issued: November 1, 2014
A proposed surge in Puerto Rico’s petroleum tax was drafted with input from bond insurers backstopping Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation...
WTE plants clear PR regulatory hurdles
Issued: October 31, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is quietly moving forward on the island’s first two waste-to-energy plants, granting key permits Thursday to projects that...
PR claims against UBS now top $900M
Issued: October 31, 2014
Claims against UBS from investors in Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds have surged to nearly $1 billion. ...
PR government details new borrowing, tax reform plans
Issued: October 31, 2014
Top Puerto Rico government officials on Thursday detailed plans to borrow up to $2.5 billion in a bond deal backed by a new hike in the crude oil and...
Map: PR high heels top rest of US
Issued: October 31, 2014
Puerto Rico stands above all 50 states when it comes to the average height of high heels, according to a new map by online shopping site Gilt. ...
English classes a hit with professionals
Issued: October 31, 2014
The latest round of free conversational English classes offered by the firm America Aponte & Associates was filled to capacity within days and is...
Ciudadela caps garage with solar panels
Issued: October 30, 2014
The Ciudadela resident-commercial development in San Juan has finished installation of a large-scale solar project on the roof of its parking garage. ...
Fortuño to stump for GOP in Connecticut
Issued: October 30, 2014
Former Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño is scheduled to join Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley on the campaign trail this weekend....
OFG chief: PR economy is stabilizing
Issued: October 30, 2014
OFG BanCorp. President & CEO José Fernández says the Puerto Rico economy is starting to “stabilize.” ...
Moody’s: PR reliant on bond market access despite punitive borrowing costs
Issued: October 30, 2014
The Government Development Bank’s latest liquidity forecast is credit negative because it underscores that liquidity of the commonwealth remains...
Small plane crashes in sea en route to PR
Issued: October 29, 2014
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard is searching off St. Maarten for the co-pilot of a small U.S.-based cargo plane that...
Governor heads delegation at White House
Issued: October 29, 2014
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla led a high-level delegation in a meeting at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the island’s fiscal and...
PR files appeal in $230M Doral case
Issued: October 29, 2014
The Puerto Rico government has made good on its pledge to keep fighting in court to keep from paying a $230 million tax debt to Doral Financial Corp. ...
PR may surge oil tax to back bonds
Issued: October 29, 2014
Puerto Rico may sharply increase its petroleum tax to $15.50 per barrel to back a bond deal of as much as $2.9 billion. ...
Justice chief signals PR won’t fight same-sex marriage in US high court
Issued: October 29, 2014
Puerto Rico Justice Secretary César Miranda is signaling that the island government wouldn’t pursue its opposition to same-sex marriage all the way to...


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