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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...
OFG Bancorp to ring NYSE closing bell
Issued: October 29, 2014
OFG Bancorp and its subsidiary, Oriental Bank, will mark a milestone when it rings the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. ...
Manatee dies after being hit off PR
Issued: October 29, 2014
A manatee rescued last weekend at a beach on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast has died despite the efforts of veterinarians from the U.S....
Disney Cruises sailing out of PR in 2016
Issued: October 29, 2014
Disney Cruise Lines is steering back to Puerto Rico as the launching pad for southern Caribbean cruises in 2006. ...
Doral files capital, contingency plans with FDIC
Issued: October 29, 2014
Doral Bank filed Wednesday its required capital restoration and contingency plans with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. ...
Judge tosses case against Prepa ex-officials
Issued: October 28, 2014
A judge has tossed charges against two former Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority officials related to an alleged scheme involving renewable energy...
PR fiscal team headed to DC
Issued: October 28, 2014
Top Puerto Rico government fiscal officials are heading to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for meetings with White House economic officials. ...
FirstBank net rises to $23.2M in 3Q
Issued: October 28, 2014
First BanCorp, the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico, reported net income of $23.2 million for the third quarter of 2014, or $0.11 per...
30,000 acres identified for sugarcane
Issued: October 28, 2014
The Puerto Rico government has identified some 30,000 acres for its effort to revive the island’s sugarcane industry. ...
TV show filming pumps $7.3M into PR
Issued: October 28, 2014
Filming on the pilot for the Sony Pictures TV series “Mad Dogs” has pumped $7.3 million into Puerto Rico’s economy, according to the Economic...
García Padilla on trip to US mainland
Issued: October 27, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla headed to the U.S. mainland on Monday for a range of activities over the next week. ...
Economist: Time for PR control board
Issued: October 27, 2014
Economist Arturo Porzecanski has added his voice to scattered calls in Washington for Congress to consider creating a federal oversight board to...
Bahía Urbana surpassing 100 events in 2014
Issued: October 27, 2014
Bahía Urbana’s General Manager Linnette Isona is touting the San Juan Bay venue’s successful 2014 with more than 100 events between box office and...
Administration moves to spur home buying
Issued: October 27, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is presenting measures to spur homeownership through the Mi Casa Propia program. ...
Carrión: We’re always on the lookout
Issued: October 26, 2014
Popular, Inc. is keeping it eyes open for potential acquisitions as it gets out from under a 2011 memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Federal...
Horizon net rises to $9.5M in 3Q
Issued: October 24, 2014
Horizon Lines posted third-quarter net income of $9.5 million compared with net income of $1.6 million during the same three-month period a year ago. ...


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