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Ikea recalling about 75,000 safety gates after some fail
Issued: May 12, 2015
WASHINGTON — Ikea is recalling approximately 75,000 safety gates because the gates may fail to stay closed. Three children have been injured. ...
Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests
Issued: May 12, 2015
Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group. ...
How to help Nepal earthquake victims
Issued: May 12, 2015
Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquakes. Here's a list of organizations aiding...
Balearia requests to start ferry operations to Cuba; considering greater expansion in Caribbean
Issued: May 12, 2015
Spanish maritime passenger and cargo transportation operator Balearia has requested a license to operate between the U.S. and Cuba from the...
60 Plus urges U.S. Congress to reject Puerto Rico bailout
Issued: May 12, 2015
The 60 Plus Association, a U.S. mainland-based right-leaning organization representing more than 7.2 million seniors, recently launched a campaign...
Treasury misses April revenue estimates by $97 million
Issued: May 12, 2015
Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza announced that Puerto Rico's preliminary general fund net income in April totaled $1.332 billion, missing revenue...
Piloto 151 celebrates Tech Week
Issued: May 11, 2015
This week, the startup and tech community has plenty of venues for a series of workshops and events that are sure to boost Puerto Rico’s...
Small Business Week kicks off in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 11, 2015
The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) kicks off Small Business Week in Puerto Rico Monday...
Former Crowley executive acquitted
Issued: May 11, 2015
Thomas Farmer, a former vice president at Crowley Liner Services, was acquitted Monday in the latest development in the years-long investigation that...
USDA announces $30 million to develop new products
Issued: May 11, 2015
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that $30 million is being made available to farmers, ranchers and food...
Rita Moreno to receive honorary degree from Illinois school
Issued: May 11, 2015
Renowned actress and singer Rita Moreno will be the commencement speaker at Chicago’s Northeastern Illinois University. ...
People urged to demand Puerto Rico products at supermarkets
Issued: May 11, 2015
When paying for purchases at supermarkets, cashiers often ask, "Have you found everything you wanted?" ...
New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care
Issued: May 11, 2015
A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their...
Crowley signs $48.5M pier construction contract
Issued: May 11, 2015
Crowley Puerto Rico Services Inc. announced Sunday that it has signed a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal...
Puerto Rico could default by September
Issued: May 11, 2015
According to the quarterly financial report filed late Thursday, by September Puerto Rico could be unable to meet scheduled debt obligations while...
WWII soldier's gift to mom, lost for 73 years, returns home
Issued: May 10, 2015
This is the story of a loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother, who didn't know if she would ever see her boy again. ...
Puerto Rico auto sales fall 12.7%
Issued: May 10, 2015
Marked by a 14.3% drop in retail sales and a 45.7% increase in fleet sales, new-auto sales in Puerto Rico fell 12.7% in April, according to the latest...
Gov. García Padilla: Puerto Rico financial report is evidence of fiscal crisis
Issued: May 10, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said he will soon submit one of the most austere budgets in Puerto Rico's history; therefore, "we hope the U.S....
Spanish investors to discuss Puerto Rico opportunities
Issued: May 9, 2015
In collaboration with the Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish acronym), Instituto Español de Comercio...
Governor to meet with House, Senate leaders Monday
Issued: May 9, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla will meet Monday with the president of the House of Representatives, Jaime Perelló Borrás, and of the Senate, Eduardo...
Police: Polish professor drowns at beach in Isabela
Issued: May 9, 2015
The Puerto Rico Police Department said a 29-year-old university professor from Poland has drowned at a beach along the island's north coast. ...
Trailer Bridge sues Crowley for patent infringement
Issued: May 9, 2015
A lawsuit filed by Trailer Bridge in the U.S. District Court in San Juan claims Crowley Liner Services infringed on its patented method of using reach...
Liberty sees growth in Puerto Rico operations
Issued: May 9, 2015
International cable company Liberty Global plc announced financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31. ...
American Fast Freight acquires Caribbean Shipping Services
Issued: May 9, 2015
Washington-based American Fast Freight Inc. (AFF), which specializes in the Jones Act markets of Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and Puerto Rico, announced that...
Cossec warns of destabilization of cooperative sector
Issued: May 9, 2015
The CEO of the Corporation for the Supervision and Insurance of Cooperatives of Puerto Rico (Cossec), Daniel Rodríguez Collazo, warned of possible...


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