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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. ...
Local watchdog eyeing T-Mobile case
Issued: July 2, 2014
Puerto Rico’s Telecommunications Regulatory Board is looking into allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that T-Mobile wrongly charges customers...
Doral case sent back to lower court
Issued: July 2, 2014
An appeals court in Puerto Rico has ordered a lower court to take charge of a $230 million fight between the local government and Doral Financial...
Public workers stage 24-hour strike
Issued: July 2, 2014
Thousands of government workers in Puerto Rico have launched a 24-hour strike across the U.S. territory to protest a fiscal emergency law that targets...
Aerostar: Airport renovations on track
Issued: July 2, 2014
Puerto Rico’s main international airport is scheduled to reopen two terminals by next year as part of a nearly $200 million renovation and security...
Governor: We surpassed promise to create 50,000 new jobs in 18 months
Issued: July 2, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Wednesday that his administration surpassed a campaign pledge to create 50,000 new jobs during his first 18 months...
Report on salaries ruffles PR unions
Issued: July 2, 2014
Union leaders are targeting Puerto Rico’s biggest bank for a recent report it issued that pointed to imbalances in salaries of government employees. ...
UPR weather makes ‘best’ in US list
Issued: July 2, 2014
College students looking for a place to study where they can focus on their books without worrying about bundling up should take a look at Puerto...
GDB: All PR bond payments made
Issued: July 2, 2014
The Puerto Rico government made all of its debt payments due Tuesday as investors and analysts sought signs of an imminent default by the Puerto Rico...
Moody’s slashes PR credit ratings; governor signals potential legal action
Issued: July 1, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Puerto Rico’s general obligation bonds deeper in junk territory on Tuesday after Gov. Alejandro García Padilla...
Governor signs $9.56B FY15 budget; calls it first balanced plan in 22 years
Issued: July 1, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signed a $9.565 billion general fund budget for fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, touring it as Puerto Rico’s first balanced...
Investors on edge over possible Prepa default
Issued: July 1, 2014
Fears of an imminent default by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) continued Tuesday as investors and analysts expressed doubt that the...


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