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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 —...
Lower chamber passes GDB bill with conference committee recommendations
Issued: June 22, 2015
Among the numerous measures voted late Monday by the House was a conference committee recommended version on Senate Bill 1350, which aims to enhance...
Planet Fitness files for IPO
Issued: June 22, 2015
Planet Fitness Inc. announced Monday that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the proposed initial public offering of its Class A...
More than $200M available for affordable-housing development
Issued: June 22, 2015
The secretary of the Puerto Rico Housing Department, architect Alberto Lastra Power, invited the public and the construction and housing-development...
Hemingway's Havana home to get $900,000 in US improvements
Issued: June 22, 2015
HAVANA — A U.S. foundation will ship nearly $900,000 in supplies to build a state-of-the-art facility to preserve Ernest Hemingway's books,...
Amazon begins filming ‘Mad Dogs’ in Puerto Rico
Issued: June 22, 2015
Amazon has begun filming its new dark comedy, “Mad Dogs,” in Puerto Rico. The Original Series will premiere exclusively to Prime members later this...
60 Plus: Financial Control Board the right policy for Puerto Rico
Issued: June 22, 2015
The 60 Plus Association, a center-right senior advocacy organization, commended Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), the chairman of the Subcommittee on the...
Airline checked bag, reservation change fees set 1Q record
Issued: June 22, 2015
NEW YORK — U.S. airlines continue to collect record fees from passengers who check suitcases or make changes to their reservations. In the first three...
Bernanke: Dump Jackson, not Hamilton, on US currency
Issued: June 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Former Federal Reserve chief-turned blogger Ben Bernanke is calling for the U.S. Treasury to abandon plans to drop Andrew Hamilton from...
New tourism-sector business tool launched
Issued: June 22, 2015
With the purpose of promoting the island as a tourism industry business destination, the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC) announced Monday the launch of...
Economist proposes boosting leading industries to revive economy
Issued: June 22, 2015
Economist Gustavo Vélez proposed boosting the industries that have yet to experience pronounced financial difficulties, which he called leaders, to...
Stranded pilot whale rescued off Mayagüez coast euthanized
Issued: June 22, 2015
The stranded short-finned pilot whale that was rescued June 12 along the Mayagüez coast has been euthanized because it did not respond to treatment,...
Regulation to evaluate new retail, wholesale projects approved
Issued: June 22, 2015
The Puerto Rico Planning Board unanimously adopted the Regional Economic Impact Studies Regulation, an executive order recently issued by Gov....
General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals
Issued: June 22, 2015
NEW YORK — General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made...
Puerto Rico Bar Association celebrates 175 years
Issued: June 21, 2015
The Puerto Rico Bar Association (CAPR by its Spanish initials) is celebrating this week its 175th anniversary, featuring several related activities...
Congressman Young supports statehood for Puerto Rico
Issued: June 21, 2015
Republican Congressman Donald "Don" Young (R., Alaska) said he supports statehood for Puerto Rico as a way to address the...
Medalla, Silver Key to keep same price tag after 11.5% IVU kicks in
Issued: June 21, 2015
Local brewery Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico recently announced that prices for its canned beers Medalla Light and Silver Key will carry the same...
Prepa undergoes management changes
Issued: June 21, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) confirmed late Friday that three officials resigned their posts, adding that all of them are retiring...
Disur, ARA alliance seeks to boost southern agricultural sector
Issued: June 20, 2015
The Desarrollo Integral del Sur Inc. (Disur) organization signed an alliance agreement with the Agricultural Action and Reform Inc. (ARA by its...
House defeats motion to block video-lottery
Issued: June 20, 2015
A regulation filed by the Puerto Rico Treasury Department in early May to establish a video-lottery machine network throughout Puerto Rico is looking...
Havana Biennial: Bargains, hype, politics and the Malecón
Issued: June 20, 2015
The Havana Biennial art exposition wrapping up Monday has been held 12 times since the 1980s. But this is the first since U.S. efforts to improve...
Fogo de Chao shares jump almost 29% in market debut
Issued: June 19, 2015
NEW YORK — Shares of Fogo de Chao Inc. surged in their first day of trading after the Brazilian steakhouse chain priced its IPO above the expected...
Water bill to be sent in envelopes; Prasa announces its mobile app
Issued: June 19, 2015
Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa) customers will soon begin to receive their bills inside sealed envelopes instead of the currently...
Avis Budget Group, JetBlue sign partnership agreement
Issued: June 19, 2015
Avis Budget Group Inc. announced Friday that it has signed a multi-year preferred partnership agreement with JetBlue Airways. ...


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