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Digital art exhibition opening in SJ
Issued: July 9, 2014
Local plastic artist and advertising art director Jampi Miró will open an exhibition of his latest work under the title “Jampi: en Pixeles” at Galeria...
Bond insurers hire advisers on PR
Issued: July 8, 2014
Bond insurers MBIA Inc. and Assured Guaranty Ltd. have contracted restructuring advisers after the Puerto Rico government approved a law allowing...
PR debt law linked to other territories
Issued: July 8, 2014
Municipal Market Advisors is urging investors to sell U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam bonds if Puerto Rico’s new debt restructuring law survives legal...
Culebra residents protest ferry lapses
Issued: July 8, 2014
A group of Culebra residents jumped into the water to prevent a ferry from docking Tuesday to protest the Maritime Transport Authority’s spotty...
US budget bill cites PR fiscal woes
Issued: July 8, 2014
A budget bill working its way through Congress points to Puerto Rico’s deep fiscal crisis. ...
Brink’s pulling out of PR, USVI market
Issued: July 8, 2014
Brink’s is pulling the plug on its Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island’s operation because of tough market conditions. ...
NASA: $750,000 for UPR researchers
Issued: July 8, 2014
The University of Puerto Rico has landed $750,000 in funding from NASA to research technologies for the purification of wastewater while generating...
Farmers: PR rice ending up as pig feed
Issued: July 8, 2014
Some of Puerto Rico’s government-subsidized rice crop is ending up as livestock feed after being tossed from school lunches, according to the Farmers...
Hollywood comedy to shoot in PR
Issued: July 7, 2014
A comedy starring Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis will shoot some scenes in Puerto Rico. ...
CPAs group urges sales tax increase
Issued: July 7, 2014
The Puerto Rico College of Certified Public Accountants is calling for an increase in the 7 percent sales & use tax (IVU) to boost government...
PR, DR team to boost film industry
Issued: July 7, 2014
Organizers of the San Juan International Film Festival will hold in October its first forum on Puerto Rico-Dominican Republic co-productions as a step...
IHE management moves at PR hotels
Issued: July 7, 2014
International Hospitality Enterprises has named new managers at its El Convento and Condado Vanderbilt hotels in San Juan. ...
PR opening trade office in Colombia
Issued: July 7, 2014
The Puerto Rican government this week will open a trade office in Bogota with the aim of promoting the Caribbean island as an investment destination,...
Pierluisi to raise bailout issue on Capitol Hill
Issued: July 7, 2014
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi said he will raise the issue of a bailout for Puerto Rico in Congress. ...
PR joins web-based National Map project
Issued: July 7, 2014
The “Isle of Enchantment” has been added to the U.S. Geological Survey’s web-based The National Map project. ...
Fania celebrates 50th anniversary
Issued: July 7, 2014
A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973. About 40,000 fans danced to the beat of a genre that had...
Scientists study warming in El Yunque
Issued: July 7, 2014
Scientists are conducting research in Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest to help gauge the impact that climate change — particularly warming— is...
García Padilla on Moody’s cuts: ‘This was an act of reprisal and revenge’
Issued: July 6, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla continued to target Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday, saying that its dramatic downgrade of the island...
PR honors Borinqueneers on July 4
Issued: July 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico government honored veterans of the Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the “Borinqueneers,” during a Fourth of July celebration in...
No more free tickets for PR elderly
Issued: July 4, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is making it more expensive for elderly citizens to have fun in the U.S. territory. ...
Moody’s cuts rating on PR govt fund
Issued: July 4, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the Puerto Rico Government Investment Trust Fund (PRGITF) to A-mf from Aaa-mf, pointing to a heightened risk...
Prepa chief: Decisions coming ‘soon’
Issued: July 3, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority will make a decision “soon” on the next steps it will amid a deep fiscal crisis at the public utility, Prepa...
Popular pays back $935M in TARP funds
Issued: July 3, 2014
Popular, Inc. has completed the repayment of Troubled Asset Relief Program funds to the U.S. Treasury. ...
Study: Caribbean coral reefs need parrotfish, sea urchins to survive
Issued: July 3, 2014
Colorful parrotfish and spindly sea urchins are the key to saving the Caribbean's coral reefs, which may disappear in two decades if no action is...
PR aims to land Scandinavian airline
Issued: July 3, 2014
Efforts are under way to land airlines service between Puerto Rico and the Scandinavian countries of Norway and Sweden. ...


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