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GDB: Executive summary is the complete Krueger report
Issued: July 18, 2015
The document with an "executive summary" epigraph that journalists have had access to is the entire report prepared by former International...
U.S. Sen. Hatch asks Treasury secretary for answers on Puerto Rico
Issued: July 18, 2015
U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R.-Utah) has asked U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew for the Obama administration’s take on...
Congressional Research Service report supports a main finding of Krueger report
Issued: July 18, 2015
A July report written for Congress corroborates a main finding of the so-called Krueger report by noting that “prolonged economic weakness” has led to...
Electronic vote-count company Dominion wins Elections Commission bid
Issued: July 17, 2015
State Elections Commission (CEE by its Spanish initials) President Liza García announced Friday that Dominion Voting System was awarded the contract...
'Ludicrous Mode'? Tesla adds power to already-fast Model S
Issued: July 17, 2015
Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode" to high-performance versions of its Model S electric car. ...
Cuban flag to hang in U.S. State Dep't lobby as embassies reopen
Issued: July 17, 2015
WASHINGTON - The Cuban flag will soon be hung in the lobby of the State Department, joining those of other nations with which the United States has...
Puerto Rican, Dominican among athletes pulled from Pan Am games for failed drug tests
Issued: July 17, 2015
TORONTO — Four athletes have been pulled from the Pan Am Games after failing drug tests. ...
Puerto Rico students intern at Nascar program
Issued: July 17, 2015
Twenty college students from across the U.S. are part of the 2015 Nascar Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class. ...
Trustee hires legal firm following gov’t’s missed $93.7M deposit
Issued: July 17, 2015
The trustee of the Public Finance Corp. (PFC), U.S. Bank Trust National Association, filed a statement Thursday announcing that it is seeking legal...
García Padilla urges lawmaker, gov’t officials' infighting to stop
Issued: July 17, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla urged lawmakers and government officials to stop their bickering amid public statements made over the reasons why the...
10 Caribbean hotels among Expedia’s Insiders' Select List
Issued: July 17, 2015
Online travel site Expedia.com announced the results of its 2015 Insiders' Select rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's...
UPR, NASA collaborate on space-bound experiment
Issued: July 17, 2015
Students from the University of Puerto Rico are going into space again. For the fifth time in as many years, UPR has had a project selected to be...
As health model transition ends, ASES makes progress but challenges remain
Issued: July 17, 2015
The executive director of the Health Insurance Administration (ASES), Ricardo Rivera Cardona, announced that the evaluation of the transition period...
New GDB directors appointed amid resignations
Issued: July 17, 2015
The Government Development Bank (GDB) received Wednesday yet another blow, as the exit of the three private-sector board members — Rafael L....
Fitch maintains AES on rating watch negative
Issued: July 16, 2015
Fitch Ratings has maintained the “Rating Watch Negative” on the following AES Puerto Rico L.P. (AES) securities issued through the Puerto Rico...
PRMA discusses international tax reform with U.S. Rep. Ryan
Issued: July 16, 2015
The president of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association, Carlos Rivera Vélez, met Thursday with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan...
Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed
Issued: July 16, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to roll back significant parts of the much-criticized No Child Left Behind law, keeping the annual testing...
Amazon says 'Prime Day' will be annual event
Issued: July 16, 2015
Amazon says its "Prime Day" sale led to a sales surge and "hundreds of thousands" of new signups for its $99 annual Prime loyalty...
Annual checkup of Earth's climate says we're in hotter water
Issued: July 16, 2015
In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water. ...
Magnitude-6.4 quake shakes Barbados; no reports of damage
Issued: July 16, 2015
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Seismologists say a strong earthquake has struck in the ocean off the coasts of Barbados. ...
Space station astronauts take shelter from space junk
Issued: July 16, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A piece of space junk forced the three space station astronauts to seek emergency shelter Thursday. ...
Puerto Rico skips $93.7 million fund transfer
Issued: July 16, 2015
The Government Development Bank (GDB) announced Wednesday it failed to transfer $93.7 million for a Public Finance Corp. (PFC) debt payment due Aug....
Triple-S announces appointment of chief medical officer
Issued: July 16, 2015
Puerto Rico-based managed-care company Triple-S Management Corp. announced Thursday the appointment of Dr. José E. Novoa-Loyola as chief medical...
USDA designates 4 municipalities as primary natural disaster areas
Issued: July 16, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated the municipalities of Caguas, Gurabo, Juncos and San Lorenzo as primary natural disaster...
Review: Apple Music has everything, perhaps too much
Issued: July 16, 2015
Apple's new music service is a valiant effort to catch up in the emerging business of offering unlimited music on demand for a monthly price. It...


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