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Puerto Rico files quarterly report
Issued: May 7, 2015
The Puerto Rico government filed late Thursday its quarterly financial report, which provides an overview of the island’s fiscal and economic...
Prasa could decree water rationing in coming days
Issued: May 7, 2015
Alberto Lázaro, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Prasa) executive director, forewarned that the utility may soon begin rationing water...
Home Builders delivers 'Soluciones' to Puerto Rico secretary of State
Issued: May 7, 2015
The Puerto Rico Home Builders Association (HBA) announced Thursday it had officially presented its publication, "Solutions: Housing Industry in...
Comerío native completes Congressional internship in Washington
Issued: May 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — Comerío native Grecia Díaz-Sánchez has completed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI’s) highly competitive Congressional...
Cúspide ad festival finalists chosen
Issued: May 7, 2015
After weeks of deliberation, the jury for the Cúspide advertising festival has selected the finalists for this year’s edition of the competition, the...
For marketers, esports an enticing way to reach millennials
Issued: May 7, 2015
The latest ally in competitive gaming's fight for mainstream awareness just might be marketers. ...
Study uncovers financial, emotional challenges of succession planning
Issued: May 7, 2015
There has been significant sale activity seen in the private company space over the past few years as baby boomers head into retirement, yet many...
Boston court hears appeal to uphold Puerto Rico Recovery Act
Issued: May 7, 2015
On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard oral arguments over the Puerto Rico government’s appeal to validate the P.R....
Triple-S Management reports 1Q profit
Issued: May 7, 2015
Puerto Rico healthcare company Triple-S Management Corp. announced consolidated revenues of $581.7 million and net income of $14.8 million, or $0.56...
EVERTEC announces appointment of president for Latin America
Issued: May 7, 2015
Puerto Rico-based transaction-processing company EVERTEC Inc. has appointment Mariana Lischner Goldvarg as its president for Latin America. ...
Arturo Carrión retires; Puerto Rico Bankers Association announces new executive vice president
Issued: May 7, 2015
Puerto Rico Bankers Association President José Rafael Fernández announced Wednesday that Arturo Carrión will be retiring "after 60 years of...
Discussions continue on proposed budget cuts, gov’t reorganization
Issued: May 7, 2015
After several important meetings at La Fortaleza this week, plans still call for an $8.6 billion fiscal year 2016 budget, with substantial funding...
Ad Hoc Group to hire law firm amid Puerto Rico’s fiscal issues
Issued: May 7, 2015
After recent developments and statements by the Puerto Rico government suggesting cash-flow issues and a potential government shutdown in the near...
America Cruise Ferries receives license for service to Cuba
Issued: May 7, 2015
HAVANA — The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new...
Sistema de Salud Menonita announces $70 million hospital in Coamo
Issued: May 6, 2015
Residents of Coamo and other municipalities in the region will have improved access to healthcare services, as Sistema de Salud Menonita (SSM) plans...
Puerto Rico Treasury launches online payment site
Issued: May 6, 2015
The Puerto Rico Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it opened an online collection center for taxpayers who want to take advantage of the tax...
EVERTEC reports 1Q results
Issued: May 6, 2015
Puerto Rico-based transaction-processing company EVERTEC Inc. announced Wednesday its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31. ...
Fas Alzamora proposes tax increase to foreign companies
Issued: May 6, 2015
As part of the dialogue process opened by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, Popular Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Antonio Fas Alzamora introduced what he...
Nationwide Planning enters Puerto Rico market
Issued: May 6, 2015
Nationwide Planning Associates has entered the Puerto Rico market. The firm is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (Finra)-regulated...
Puerto Rico lobbies U.S. Congress over tax treatment
Issued: May 6, 2015
On April 29, the U.S. Congress received a document from the government of Puerto Rico that suggests four different options to address the island’s...
Popular opens new branch in Muñoz Marín Airport
Issued: May 6, 2015
Popular inaugurated a new branch at the Luis Munoz Marín International Airport. ...
Moody’s: Rejection of tax overhaul casts doubt on financing
Issued: May 5, 2015
Moody’s has issued a comment on recent developments concerning the Puerto Rico Legislature’s rejection of raising revenue by implementing a...
Puerto Rico rejects smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes
Issued: May 5, 2015
Smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes will not be allowed in Puerto Rico, but cannabis derivatives could be consumed in other ways, government...
Astronomers find farthest galaxy: 13.1 billion light-years
Issued: May 5, 2015
Astronomers have discovered a baby blue galaxy that is farther away in distance and time than any galaxy ever seen. It's among the universe's...
SBA revamps Innovation Research website; announces logo competition
Issued: May 5, 2015
The administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet, announced during National Small Business Week 2015 that the...


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