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Census data highlights PR-Florida flow
Issued: September 5, 2014
New U.S. Census Bureau migration statistics released Wednesday highlight the flow of Puerto Rico residents into Florida in recent years. ...
Senate marks PR Coliseum’s first decade
Issued: September 5, 2014
The Puerto Rico Coliseum is marking its tenth anniversary among the most modern and advanced facilities of its kind the in the Caribbean. ...
PR dips on global competitiveness index; still tops in LatAm, Caribbean
Issued: September 4, 2014
Puerto Rico slid on a global ranking of the world’s most competitive economies, landing at 32 out of 144 countries and still outpacing all other Latin...
EPA to hold ‘citizen science’ workshops
Issued: September 4, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be holding day-long workshops on September 11 and 12 at the University of Puerto’s Rio Piedras campus to...
PR elevator revamp is first in Caribbean
Issued: September 4, 2014
Schindler Elevator Corporation recently completed the modernization and installation of its PORT (personal occupant requirement terminal) elevator...
PR actress Pérez joins ABC’s ‘The View’
Issued: September 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Puerto Rican actress Rosie Pérez and Republican media operative Nicolle Wallace are joining ABC’s daytime chat show, “The View.” ...
PR preps for medical tourism surge
Issued: September 4, 2014
The Puerto Rico government is launching a multifaceted push to grow the island’s medical tourism industry into one of the world’s top markets,...
FDA: Little evidence to support testosterone drugs
Issued: September 4, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are...
Urban Train fares doubling; hours kept
Issued: September 4, 2014
Urban Train fares are doubling but service hours will remain unchanged as the debt-laden Highways & Transportation Authority moves to shore up its...
4 firms vying to be Roosevelt Roads master developer; pick in December
Issued: September 3, 2014
And then there were four. ...
Prepa could name CRO this week
Issued: September 3, 2014
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) could name a chief restructuring officer ahead of next Monday’s deadline in a key step to staving off...
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early
Issued: September 3, 2014
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco...
PR manufacturing up in July, but points to 4th month of industry contraction
Issued: September 3, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s vital manufacturing industry regained some ground in July but remained below a threshold pointing to a fourth straight...
Coast Guard pilot to face court martial rape case
Issued: September 3, 2014
A Coast Guard commissioned officer charged with sexually assaulting the wife of another Coast Guardsman is scheduled to face general court martial in...
Back-to-Spain movement taking shape
Issued: September 2, 2014
The so-called Reunification with Spain Movement held its inaugural assembly in San Juan on Monday as part of its fledgling campaign pushing for Puerto...
Facing corruption charges, mayor resigns
Issued: September 2, 2014
Río Grande Mayor Eduard Rivera Correa resigned Tuesday as he remains jailed on federal corruption charges. ...
Brothers in arms reunited in Afghanistan
Issued: September 2, 2014
PAKTIA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Two brothers serving in the U.S. Army, currently deployed to Afghanistan, were promoted together to the rank of...
PR economic index edges down again
Issued: September 2, 2014
A key gauge of Puerto Rico’s economy posted a narrow drop in July, remaining in negative territory for a 21th straight month and settling at its...
Manatees may lose endangered status
Issued: September 1, 2014
MIAMI — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed...
PR gears up for annual Interphex expo
Issued: September 1, 2014
Puerto Rico in mid-October will host Interphex, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fair that is expected to draw more than 5,000 professionals from...
PR research team studies human fears and how to overcome them
Issued: September 1, 2014
A team of scientists in Puerto Rico is studying the neural mechanisms of fear and preparing what could be the first article from the island in more...
As stocks climb, so does anxiety: Time to get out, or stick with them?
Issued: September 1, 2014
NEW YORK — Is it time to cash out of stocks? ...


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