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Jobos Bay Reserve receives more than $852,000 in federal, commonwealth funds
Issued: June 24, 2015
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has awarded Puerto Rico nearly $600,000 to operate the Jobos Bay Estuarine Research Reserve...
Statistic Institute issues Puerto Rico education system report
Issued: June 24, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute released Wednesday its report on Puerto Rico's educational system for 2012-2013. ...
Seaborne's Muñoz Marín Airport check-in counter moves to Terminal B
Issued: June 24, 2015
Seaborne airlines announced that its check-in counter in Luis Muñoz Marín (LMM) International Airport will be moved from Terminal D to Terminal B. ...
Oriental to report results, hold conference call July 31
Issued: June 24, 2015
Puerto Rico-based financial holding company OFG Bancorp will report second quarter 2015 financial results July 31 before the market opens and hold its...
Puerto Rico ranks 3rd in Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being
Issued: June 24, 2015
Global well-being improvement company Healthways Inc. and management consulting firm Gallup have released their analysis of well-being around the...
Review: Apple has best smartwatch, but rivals have strengths
Issued: June 24, 2015
As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps. ...
Chafey resigns from GDB
Issued: June 24, 2015
Government Development Bank (GDB) Chairman David Chafey Jr. has resigned from his post, effective June 30, Vice Chairwoman & President Melba...
House passes bill allowing $400M in TRANs, conditioning GOs’ monthly reserves
Issued: June 24, 2015
A bill from La Fortaleza that seeks to raise short-term debt from some public corporations, as well as conditioning the government’s reserves to cover...
Richard Branson says 2020 Miami sail for Virgin Cruises
Issued: June 23, 2015
MIAMI — Dressed in red shorts and a captain's hat, Richard Branson on Tuesday announced that Virgin Cruises will sail its first ship out of...
Google protects Gmail users from sending regrettable notes
Issued: June 23, 2015
Google is making it easier to steer clear of the trouble that can be caused by a misdirected or inappropriate email. ...
Niagara recalls bottled water on E. coli concern
Issued: June 23, 2015
Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its...
Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies
Issued: June 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. "Perceived ineptitude" in information technology departments. ...
True Value, National Lumber & Hardware forge partnership
Issued: June 23, 2015
True Value Co. announced Tuesday that National Lumber and Hardware is its newest purchasing partner. With more than 50 stores in Puerto Rico and...
Alicea out as Prepa executive director
Issued: June 23, 2015
As the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) approaches yet another deadline in its forbearance agreements with its creditors, Executive...
Amazon changes rules for some publishing royalties
Issued: June 23, 2015
Amazon is adjusting its royalty payments for writers who publish with its Kindle Direct Publishing platform to encourage addictive page turners. ...
First Medical to use MedHOK platform
Issued: June 23, 2015
MedHOK, a compliance platform for government-sponsored programs, announced Tuesday that Puerto Rico-based First Medical Health Plan has selected to...
Claro announces Mi Claro PR app
Issued: June 23, 2015
Wireless service provider Claro Puerto Rico announced Tuesday the launch of a new mobile app, dubbed Mi Claro PR, which is designed to give customers...
Washington Times column: Puerto Rico is America’s Greece; calls Chapter 9 bill in Congress a ‘bad idea’
Issued: June 23, 2015
A commentary in the Washington Times by economist Richard W. Rahn, who is the chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth, calls for the U.S....
House approves fiscal year 2016 budget
Issued: June 23, 2015
After a day-long session, the Puerto Rico House of Representatives approved late Monday the package of measures that make up the fiscal 2016 budget...
Bill allowing for public corporations’ investment in gov’t TRANs filed in Legislature
Issued: June 23, 2015
A La Fortaleza measure that seeks to tap into certain public entities’ funds to invest them in Puerto Rico’s short-term debt was filed last Wednesday...
DNER: Record number of leatherback nests reported; agency calls on public to protect nests during Noche de San Juan
Issued: June 23, 2015
June is considered the peak for leatherback turtles to lay their eggs in the Caribbean, and a record number of nests have already been reported in San...
Study finds 5 common attributes of business owners
Issued: June 23, 2015
Many business owners are not taking enough steps to protect their personal and family’s financial assets, according to a study of business owners and...
Treasury says it is prepared for new IVU
Issued: June 23, 2015
Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza said Monday that the agency is prepared to handle the rate change of the sales and use tax (IVU by its...
Bill to avoid higher homeowners' maintenance fees approved in House
Issued: June 23, 2015
Rep. Jenniffer González thanked the lower chamber for giving passage to House Bill 2534, which was approved unanimously Monday night, and exempts from...
Experian provides insight into data breach legislation
Issued: June 23, 2015
Experian Data Breach Resolution — credit bureau Experian’s incident management, notification, call center support and fraud resolution services arm —...


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