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PR supermodel Smalls in Pirelli Calendar
Issued: July 29, 2014
Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls is once again being featured in the famed Pirelli Calendar released every year by the Italian tire maker. ...
PR grieves for family in Florida tragedy
Issued: July 29, 2014
The shocking death of Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana Sunday on a Florida beach has an entire Puerto Rican city in mourning. ...
Tropical wave getting better defined
Issued: July 29, 2014
The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday an area of low pressure in the Atlantic Ocean is becoming better defined. ...
PR Police Department ranks thinning
Issued: July 29, 2014
The Puerto Rico Police Department is facing another challenge as the number of officers in its ranks has fallen sharply in recent years. ...
Ad campaign again targets PR govt
Issued: July 29, 2014
A U.S. conservative group is continuing to target the Puerto Rico government with advertisements comparing Gov. Alejandro García Padilla to leftist...
PR moves closer to water rationing
Issued: July 29, 2014
Puerto Rico is moving closer to water rationing as levels continues to fall at reservoirs across the island amid a prolonged dry spell. ...
Statehood supporters march in SJ
Issued: July 28, 2014
Thousands of Puerto Rico statehood supporters staged a march in San Juan on Sunday. ...
Tragedy hits PR family on Florida beach
Issued: July 28, 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sometime Sunday morning, Ommy Irizarry posted a message on Facebook to mark his ninth wedding anniversary. ...
Hedge-fund pool backing PR grows
Issued: July 28, 2014
A group of hedge funds that have publicly backed the Puerto Rico government’s fiscal efforts has added more than a dozen new members. ...
New law again makes Bar membership compulsory
Issued: July 28, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signed legislation Monday that again makes compulsory membership in the Puerto Rico Bar Association a requisite for...
Forecasters eye depression in Atlantic
Issued: July 28, 2014
A tropical depression several hundred miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands is expected to develop into a named system within the next five days. ...
$740K for PR-USVI fishery council
Issued: July 28, 2014
The U.S. government has assigned more than $740,000 for fishery conservation and management around Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ...
Governor again jabs at ratings agencies
Issued: July 27, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is keeping up his criticism of the Wall Street credit ratings agencies in the wake of a series of downgrades following...
RNC backs ‘yes, no’ vote on statehood
Issued: July 26, 2014
The national Republican Party is throwing its weight behind a straight “yes or no” vote on Puerto Rico statehood and calling on Congress to act on the...
Vanderbilt in full swing by high-season
Issued: July 26, 2014
The venerable Condado Vanderbilt is on track to open for hotel stays in time for the tourism high-season as a $200 million renovation of the luxury...
PR rolls out driver licenses for undocumented immigrants
Issued: July 26, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is rolling out provisional driver licenses for undocumented immigrants. ...
Governor: Untapped potential in ELA
Issued: July 25, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said the potential of the current commonwealth (ELA) status has yet to be fully tapped as the island marked the...
Popular posts $511M loss in busy 2Q
Issued: July 24, 2014
Popular, Inc. reported a net loss of $511.3 million for a busy second quarter during which it paid back federal bailout funds and moved to restructure...
PR bond bill would repay $2M to GDB
Issued: July 24, 2014
Puerto Rico lawmakers are considering legislation that would shield the commonwealth government from a potential restructuring of the Puerto Rico...
PR’s Jiménez tapped as VP at CHTA
Issued: July 24, 2014
Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) President & CEO Clarisa Jimenez has been selected as regional vice president for Caribbean...
Pentagon clears LNG terminal in PR
Issued: July 24, 2014
The Pentagon has signed off on a vital liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal but the project remains far behind schedule as it awaits federal...
Lilly 2Q profit falls 39%, beats estimates
Issued: July 24, 2014
Eli Lilly and Co. on Thursday reported profit that declined by 39 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts’ expectations. ...
PR govt says Doral case being rushed
Issued: July 24, 2014
The Puerto Rico government said Thursday that the fast-tracking in court of its $230 million tax fight with Doral Financial Corp. undermines its right...
UBS slashing its payroll in PR
Issued: July 24, 2014
Swiss financial giant UBS is moving to slash its payroll in Puerto Rico but says it is not shutting down its operation on the island. ...
Moody’s details dim view of Recovery Act
Issued: July 24, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service has issued a highly critical report on Puerto Rico’s new debt-restructuring law, predicting far-ranging fallout and little...


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