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PR eyes public corporations options
Issued: June 24, 2014
Puerto Rican political leaders are apparently discussing draft legislation that would allow debt-ridden and cash-strapped public corporations to...
NY Fed chief Dudley in PR this week
Issued: June 23, 2014
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley is scheduled for a two-day visit to Puerto Rico starting Monday to discuss the island’s...
Senate confirms Oronoz to top court
Issued: June 23, 2014
Lawmakers confirmed Maite Oronoz Rodríguez as an associate justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Monday. ...
Airbag recall reaches 7 automakers
Issued: June 23, 2014
Seven automakers are recalling millions of vehicles because the casing around the airbag’s inflator can rupture, possibly resulting in injury. ...
PR unemployment dips, but jobs drop
Issued: June 23, 2014
Puerto Rico’s unemployment rate fell while payroll jobs dropped sharply last month, the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported...
FBI: PR man aims laser at helicopter
Issued: June 23, 2014
The FBI has arrested a Puerto Rican man for allegedly aiming a laser pointer at a police helicopter. ...
24-hour strike at Medical Center
Issued: June 23, 2014
The Puerto Rico government’s Medical Center and adjacent Cardiovascular Center remained in operation Monday despite a 24-hour strike launched by...
Pierluisi pitches PR statehood at UN
Issued: June 23, 2014
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization again passed a resolution on Puerto Rico’s political status at its annual session Monday in New...
Report: Mayagüez Resort casino closing
Issued: June 23, 2014
The Mayagüez Resort & Casino is reportedly planning to shut down its casino in a move that would cost some 150 jobs. ...
Leatherback turtle nests surge in PR
Issued: June 23, 2014
Puerto Rico is posting record numbers of leatherback turtle nests along the island’s coastline this year as the government steps up efforts to protect...
PR commercial bankruptcies, debt rise
Issued: June 23, 2014
Commercial bankruptcies in Puerto Rico were up through May and the debt associated with them was sharply higher through the first five months of 2014....
UN decolonization committee eyes PR
Issued: June 23, 2014
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization will again discuss Puerto Rico’s political status as its annual session kicks off Monday in New...


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