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Hilton offers student discounts
Issued: July 13, 2015
According to the World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation, young travelers of the millennial generation represent 20% of...
CIAPR convention to focus on socioeconomic growth, development strategies
Issued: July 13, 2015
The development of infrastructure in Puerto Rico and the challenges faced by engineering and surveying professional are the main theme the Puerto Rico...
Pope acknowledges US critics, and downplays US-Cuba role
Issued: July 13, 2015
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis is acknowledging criticism in the United States of his anti-capitalist stance and is calling for dialogue before...
House speaker recommends full Krueger report be presented to bondholders
Issued: July 13, 2015
House Speaker Jaime Perelló recommended that the government present economist Anne Krueger's entire report to bondholders, including the...
Puerto Rican sworn in as IABA president
Issued: July 13, 2015
Puerto Rican lawyer Carlos López was sworn as president of the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) at an event held in Lima, Peru. ...
It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby
Issued: July 13, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show. ...
Private sector organizations to support gov’t efforts to tackle fiscal, economic crisis
Issued: July 12, 2015
Numerous private sector organizations stated their support to the Economic Recovery Working Group amid its task to develop a five-year fiscal...
Pierluisi criticizes lack of funding for primary elections
Issued: July 12, 2015
On Sunday, Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi called it "an attack on democracy," the decision by the Alejandro García...
Estrella to launch new USVI practice group
Issued: July 12, 2015
Puerto Rico law firm Estrella LLC recently announced its plans to launch a new U.S. Virgin Islands practice group, beginning with Christopher...
Conservationists: St Maarten site offers illegal sea turtles
Issued: July 12, 2015

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — A conservation group in St. Maarten says a local Internet marketplace has illegally offered endangered sea turtle...

Measure seeks to increase 4% excise tax on multinationals, extend it through 2019
Issued: July 12, 2015
Popular Democratic Party Sen. Antonio Fas Alzamora announced Sunday the filing of Senate Resolution 1199, which calls on the House to submit...
United flight requests medical help for passengers
Issued: July 11, 2015
A United Airlines flight requested medical assistance at Washington Dulles International Airport for three passengers after the plane encountered...
Pep Boys celebrates 20th anniversary in Puerto Rico
Issued: July 11, 2015
Automotive aftermarket service and retail chain Pep Boys is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Puerto Rico. ...
DTOP secretary denies return of Fotomultas system
Issued: July 11, 2015
Amid media reports alleging the Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation Authority is working on the relaunch of the Traffic Intersection Electronic...
Climate models predict more than 90% chance El Niño will continue through winter
Issued: July 11, 2015
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center issued an alert saying that during June, sea surface...
Poll: Sandwich generation worried about own long-term care
Issued: July 11, 2015
WASHINGTON — Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford...
With data breaches, bad news can show up well down the road
Issued: July 11, 2015
NEW YORK — The revelation that the data breach at the U.S. government's personnel office was actually much worse than the government originally...
Senate report recommends redevelopment of Porta del Sol inns
Issued: July 10, 2015
A report published by the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC) in late June and commissioned by a Senate committee revealed that 24 small inns, also called...
Why toy 'Minion' curse words might just all be in your head
Issued: July 10, 2015
NEW YORK — McDonald's swears up and down that the little yellow "Minions" Happy Meal toy is speaking only nonsense words and not...
Governor to hold meetings stateside on Puerto Rico fiscal situation
Issued: July 10, 2015
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla traveled Friday to Boston and will later depart for Washington, D.C., where he will hold meetings with federal officials...
GDB to buy back government notes to refinance, raise 'new money'
Issued: July 10, 2015
Government Development Bank (GDB) President Melba Acosta confirmed Friday that the government has begun the process of repurchasing outstanding notes...
P.R. Justice Department turns to U.S. Supreme Court to claim Recovery Act’s constitutionality
Issued: July 10, 2015
Puerto Rico Justice Secretary César Miranda announced Thursday that the government of Puerto Rico will file a petition for writ of certiorari with the...
U.S. Reps. Goodlatte, Marino issue statement on Puerto Rico
Issued: July 10, 2015
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Chairman Tom Marino...
Colleges in Cuba, US build ties as diplomatic tensions ease
Issued: July 10, 2015
BOSTON — As the U.S. and Cuba mend ties, colleges in both countries are forming partnerships that once were heavily restricted. ...
The true value of the Krueger report to Puerto Rico’s economy
Issued: July 10, 2015
When Gov. Alejandro García Padilla made the statement that "Puerto Rico's debt is unpayable" last week, the dire message went viral to...


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