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Puerto Rico prosecutor joins NY herbal supplement inquiry
Issued: March 10, 2015
ALBANY, N.Y. — Prosecutors from Connecticut, Indiana and Puerto Rico have joined New York's attorney general in an investigation of the herbal...
Total to spend $1.6 million to improve gas station leak detection
Issued: March 10, 2015
A settlement announced Monday between the U.S. and Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. resolves Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations...
Infosys opens new center in Puerto Rico
Issued: March 10, 2015
Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys, has chosen a 12,000-square foot site in Aguadilla, an aviation hub, to run its...
Radiant Logistics strengthens Airgroup network with new facility in San Juan
Issued: March 10, 2015
US based freight forwarder Radiant Logistics has announced expansion of its Airgroup network with launch of a new facility in San Juan. ...
Governor: Tax burden carried by poor, middle class
Issued: March 9, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla appeared Monday in a 25-minute prerecorded broadcast on Puerto Rico TV channels to reiterate details of his...
No fatalities as small plane crashes into Condado Lagoon
Issued: March 9, 2015
A small plane crashed Monday into a lagoon in the heart of Puerto Rico's capital, and the pilot and passenger survived without any apparent...
Senate approves creation of white-collar crime unit
Issued: March 9, 2015
The Puerto Rico Senate passed a bill that creates a special unit on tax matters and financial crimes. ...
Homeland Security bill includes Pierluisi provision
Issued: March 9, 2015
Washington, D.C. — A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill for fiscal year 2015 contains a provision included at the initiative of...
Walmart taps Puerto Rican as head of India operations real estate, business development
Issued: March 9, 2015
Walmart India appointed Javier Rojo, a Puerto Rican, as head of its Real Estate and Business Development. With this appointment, he will also be...
Taxis strike Monday to protest VAT
Issued: March 9, 2015
Members of the Puerto Rico Federation of Taxis walked off the job Monday at 9 a.m. to protest “the threat of the value-added tax (VAT, or IVA by its...
Major credit agencies agree to changes sought by advocates
Issued: March 9, 2015
NEW YORK — The three largest credit-reporting agencies will change the way they handle records in a major revamp long sought by consumer advocates. ...
Cejka wins P.R. Open
Issued: March 8, 2015
The eighth edition of the Puerto Rico Open concluded Sunday at the Trump International Golf Club’s Championship Course in Río Grande, with German Alex...
Puerto Rico cracks down on tax cheats
Issued: March 8, 2015
With recession biting into profits at their chain of burger restaurants and surf shops, two brothers named Juelle responded in a way Puerto Rico...
Puerto Rico partners with US to prevent coastal erosion
Issued: March 7, 2015
Puerto Rico's government is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study erosion along the island's northern and western coasts. ...
New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US
Issued: March 7, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or...
Resident commissioner calls for dismissal of VAT, urges reduction of government spending
Issued: March 7, 2015
New Progressive Party President Pedro Pierluisi used his turn Friday before the Commonwealth Senate Treasury Committee to urge the Legislature to...
Moody’s: Puerto Rico universities hurt by ‘anemic’ economy
Issued: March 6, 2015
Puerto Rico’s “severe economic condition” is hurting its higher education sector with a declining number of traditional age college students and...
P.R. Open continues at Trump International with second-round play
Issued: March 6, 2015
The first round of the Puerto Rico Open concluded Thursday at the Trump International Golf Club’s Championship Course in Río Grande, with Mark Hubbard...
Governor to give important TV address Monday; contents a guessing game
Issued: March 6, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is slated to make a major 30-minute pre-recorded television address Monday at 5:30 p.m. ...
Puerto Rico has fewest people employed in 22 years; U.S. unemployment lowest since 2008
Issued: March 6, 2015
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported Wednesday employment data from its monthly household survey that revealed the island’s labor force...
Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2012 - 2015 Yaris Vehicles in Puerto Rico
Issued: March 6, 2015
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced Thursday it will conduct a safety recall of approximately 16,600 Model Year 2012-2015 Yaris hatchbacks...
Lawmakers approve amendments to legislation increasing petroleum tax
Issued: March 5, 2015
As expected, lawmakers approved amendments Thursday to legislation increasing the petroleum tax, known as la crudita, which marked another step toward...
Air Europa, Seaborne alliance to provide daily Madrid-San Juan flights
Issued: March 5, 2015
Air Europa is connecting its daily flight between Spain and the Dominican Republic with Puerto Rico. The Globalia Group airline and Seaborne, a Puerto...
Cossec prepares to implement immigrant access
Issued: March 5, 2015
The president of the Public Corporation for the Supervision and Insurance of Cooperatives (Cossec by its Spanish acronym), Daniel Rodr
Planning Board operations return to Minillas Government Center
Issued: March 5, 2015
The Planning Board announced Thursday the return of its operations to the Roberto Sánchez Vilella Government Center, or Minillas, in the Santurce area...


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