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Raids in corruption probe at DNER
Issued: August 25, 2014
Agents from the Puerto Rico Justice Department’s Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) were carrying out search warrants at the Department of Natural...
PR aims for higher-education hub with new push to lure offshore students
Issued: August 25, 2014
Puerto Rico is launching a concentrated push to lure college students from outside as enrollment at public and private universities fall along with...
Nordstrom hires PR retail vet as manager
Issued: August 25, 2014
Nordstrom, Inc. has hired Puerto Rico retail veteran Manuel “Manolo” González as manager of its new store at The Mall of San Juan. ...
Doral, Treasury due in court with deal
Issued: August 25, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. and the Puerto Rico Treasury Department remain in settlement talks on a $230 million tax dispute as a deadline looms. ...
$11M in federal funds for mass transit
Issued: August 25, 2014
Puerto Rico is slated to receive $11 million in federal funds to improve public transportation. ...
Documents shed light on Prepa deals
Issued: August 24, 2014
The Government Development Bank has released copies of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s recent financial agreements with creditors,...
TS Cristobal forms near Bahamas
Issued: August 24, 2014
NASSAU, Bahamas — A strengthening tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic was upgraded early...
Tropical depression forms, soaks PR
Issued: August 23, 2014
A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday as it headed toward the Bahamas and dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto...
Pridco promotions jump in fiscal 2014
Issued: August 23, 2014
The number of business projects promoted by the Puerto Rico government surged in fiscal 2014 but the investment in them dropped. ...
Archives renamed in honor of Alegría
Issued: August 23, 2014
Puerto Rico’s General Archives has been renamed in honor of the late historian Ricardo Alegría. ...
2 judges suspended amid scrutiny of PR courts over corruption claims
Issued: August 23, 2014
Supreme Court Chief Liana Fiol Matta is launching further efforts to shore up a judicial branch that is under widening scrutiny over allegations of...
Airlines, cruise ships monitoring Caribbean system
Issued: August 22, 2014
Airlines and cruise ship companies are monitoring the progress of a tropical disturbance approaching the Lesser Antilles at the eastern end of the...
Doral, Treasury resume $230M tax talks
Issued: August 22, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. and the Puerto Rico Treasury Department got back to the bargaining table Friday seeking to resolve legal wrangling over a $230...
Online retailer offers 51-star US flag
Issued: August 22, 2014
While the momentum of Puerto Rico’s statehood movement may be a matter of debate, at least one company has found a market in the idea of fully...
Swirling storms soak PR, USVI
Issued: August 22, 2014
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are bracing for heavy rains and strong winds as a cluster of storms swirl across the northern Caribbean. ...
EDB now taking loan requests online
Issued: August 22, 2014
The Puerto Rico government’s Economic Development Bank is rolling out a new online service that allows businesspeople so file loan and track loan...
DR bans Miley Cyrus concert
Issued: August 22, 2014
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. 13 concert by...
Doral walks away from talks with Treasury
Issued: August 21, 2014
Doral Financial Corp. walked away Thursday from negotiations with the Treasury Department over the validity of a $230 million tax deal. ...
PR drug ring accused of selling meth
Issued: August 21, 2014
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico is for the first time prosecuting a suspected drug-trafficking organization on charges of distributing...
Ultrafast network project gains ground
Issued: August 21, 2014
Puerto Rico’s planned $17 million investment to create an ultra-high-speed Internet network in a projected San Juan tech hub took a step forward this...
PR priest pleads guilty in abuse case
Issued: August 21, 2014
A Roman Catholic priest in Puerto Rico has pleaded guilty to transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. ...
RFQ for public housing redevelopment
Issued: August 21, 2014
The Puerto Rico government has issued a request for qualifications to redevelop three public housing projects. ...
UPR creating energy institute
Issued: August 21, 2014
The University of Puerto Rico is launching an institute focused on energy and sustainability issues and policy. ...
Governor: Prepa CRO can’t raise rates
Issued: August 21, 2014
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla is signaling that the power of the incoming chief restructuring officer at the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority will...
Heavy rains, gusty winds headed to PR
Issued: August 21, 2014
Forecasters are monitoring a weather system in the Atlantic that has a chance of developing as it approaches the Caribbean. ...


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