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US, Cuba announce new round of diplomatic talks
Issued: May 15, 2015
HAVANA — The U.S and Cuba say they will hold a new round of talks next Thursday in an attempt to remove barriers to the reopening of embassies in...
García Padilla, PDP lawmakers agree on 11.5% tax
Issued: May 14, 2015
After Thursday’s critical conclave between majority lawmakers and Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, a consensus plan on how to deliver a balanced budget...
García Padilla, legislators in marathon budget plan discussion
Issued: May 14, 2015
During Thursday’s critical conclave between Popular Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers and Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, both sides remain at a...
Rita Moreno to lead Puerto Rican Day Parade; organizers to hold business summit
Issued: May 14, 2015
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) announced its lineup of honorees, themes, special events and initiatives, for the upcoming annual...
Nearly $60 million worth of Puerto Rico property up for bid
Issued: May 14, 2015
Los Angeles-based Premiere Estates Auction Co. announced Thursday that what it calls “the world's first Caribbean Basin multi-property auction,”...
A.M. Best: Puerto Rico insurers solid despite economic climate
Issued: May 14, 2015
Despite the current economic challenges facing Puerto Rico, the financial strength of the island’s insurance carriers remains generally solid,...
Healthcare Crisis Coalition applauds Pierluisi, Perelló efforts
Issued: May 14, 2015
The Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition (HCC) commended Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi and Puerto Rico House President Jaime Perelló...
Medical Marijuana Inc. announces 280% sales increase
Issued: May 14, 2015

Medical Marijuana Inc., which sources, evaluates...

Chinese investors visit development projects in Puerto Rico
Issued: May 14, 2015
A delegation of 16 businessmen from China has been visiting various economic development projects in Puerto Rico, seeking opportunities to invest in...
UBS to pay investor $200k
Issued: May 14, 2015
A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel found two UBS units liable in a case that alleged "securities fraud,...
March economic activity index drops 0.4%
Issued: May 14, 2015
The Government Development Bank has released its latest Economic Activity Index (GDB-EAI). ...
Dozens of schools closed as economic woes deepen
Issued: May 14, 2015
Bayamón´s Francisco Oller Elementary School once bustled with kids, but now birds nest in classrooms strewn with leaves and glass from shattered...
After governor, students meet, 48-hour UPR strike begins
Issued: May 14, 2015
After student leaders met with Gov. Alejandro García Padilla Wednesday without reaching an agreement, a 48-hour strike began Thursday at the...
Sam’s Club Travel offering $500 off select cruises in May
Issued: May 14, 2015
Sam’s Club Travel, a booking portal exclusive to Sam’s Club members, is offering select cruises at savings of up to $500 through the end of May. ...
USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products
Issued: May 14, 2015
The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. ...
Sally Beauty suffers second data breach
Issued: May 14, 2015
The Sally Beauty chain confirmed Thursday that it has suffered its second data breach in just over two years. ...
Local artists come together for cancer patients
Issued: May 14, 2015
Hospital Auxilio Mutuo is slated to hold its fifth artistic event. This year's benefit, “Junte de la Buena Música,” or “A Tribute to Good Music,”...
Metro area water rationing in effect
Issued: May 14, 2015
Puerto Rico imposed strict water rationing Wednesday that will make daily showers a challenge for tens of thousands of people and force businesses...
A.M. Best downgrades COSVI ratings
Issued: May 13, 2015
Insurance rating company A.M. Best has downgraded its rating for Cooperativa de Seguros de Vida de Puerto Rico (COSVI). ...
MIDA consumer snapshot reveals 14% drop in food spending
Issued: May 13, 2015
Consumer spending in food has plummeted in Puerto Rico by almost 14% in the past year, according to the latest MIDA Consumer X-Ray Study (Radiografía...
More vehicles recalled for problem Takata air bag inflators
Issued: May 13, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are expanding their recalls over problem air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. by another 6.5...
Puerto Rico Tech Summit kicks off
Issued: May 13, 2015
O’Reilly Media founder Tim O’Reilly will be one of the keynote speakers at the Tech Summit Puerto Rico 2015 event, the island’s chief information...
Economic impact of groups, conventions for summer up 53%
Issued: May 13, 2015
Puerto Rico was selected to hold 47 events generated by groups, conferences, annual meetings and sports events throughout the summer season. ...
Enterprise expands with truck rentals
Issued: May 13, 2015
Enterprise Truck Rental, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has opened its first location in Puerto Rico. The new Carolina office operates a fleet of...
Norwegian London-San Juan flight to start at $300
Issued: May 13, 2015
Starting November 2015, Norwegian will launch a nonstop service between London Gatwick and Puerto Rico. ...


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