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Cuba edges Puerto Rico for 1st win at Caribbean Series
Issued: February 5, 2015
Cuba beat Puerto Rico 3-2 in 10 innings Wednesday night for its first victory in the Caribbean Series. ...
Bacardi updates packaging of its best-selling rum
Issued: February 4, 2015
Bacardi on Wednesday launched the first packaging update of its best-selling rum in more than a decade as part of the celebration of the iconic liquor...
FCC chairman proposes regulating Internet like phone service
Issued: February 4, 2015
WASHINGTON — Declaring that the Internet must not be taken over by big business interests, a top U.S. regulator on Wednesday proposed dramatically...
Bahía Urbana adopts combination recycle bin/kibble dispensers
Issued: February 4, 2015
Two recycling and feeding booths make San Juan’s Bahía Urbana the island’s first public park to openly promote and facilitate both recycling and...
Pierluisi introduces Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Bill
Issued: February 4, 2015
Washington, D.C. — Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi has introduced the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act, a bipartisan bill that...
Delta to Serve Fresh Brewed Starbucks Coffee on All Flights Worldwide
Issued: February 4, 2015
SEATTLE & ATLANTA--Delta Air Linesand Starbucks Coffee Company announced Wednesday that Delta will extend existing service of Starbucks coffee...
Manufacturers Association reacts to Obama tax proposal
Issued: February 4, 2015
The president of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association, Carlos Rivera Vélez, said President Obama’s proposal to tax foreign-controlled...
Staples buys Office Depot for $6 billion
Issued: February 4, 2015
NEW YORK — The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply...
Cuban players draw dozens of MLB scouts to Caribbean Series
Issued: February 3, 2015
Major League Baseball scouts leaned forward as they steadied their radar guns and trained their video cameras on Cuban players who prepared to bat and...
Is S&P's $1.38B deal enough to keep credit raters in check?
Issued: February 3, 2015
WASHINGTON — More than six years after the financial crisis struck, credit rating giant Standard & Poor's will be paying a hefty $1.38 billion...
IVA implementation discussed with House tax system commission
Issued: February 3, 2015

The Special Commission for the Study of the Puerto Rico Tax System, led by House Speaker Jaime Perelló Borrás, on Tuesday held an executive...

P.R. Federal Affairs Administration forum provides support for development of proposals
Issued: February 3, 2015
The director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral, participated Tuesday in the Puerto...
ESPN launches 'One Nación,' offers bilingual sports coverage online
Issued: February 3, 2015
Bristol, Conn. — For Latinos living in the United States having conversations in English and Spanish simultaneously is a common occurrence. ...
Treasury reveals KPMG report on tax reform
Issued: February 3, 2015
Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza Gómez announced Wednesday that the agency published some chapters of the KPMG report on tax reform and thus complied...
UPS to apply surcharges to residential packages after costs surge
Issued: February 3, 2015
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) said on Tuesday it will start applying surcharges for residential packages this year after its costs soared during...
Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez opens first bilingual campus in Texas
Issued: February 3, 2015
Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez (SUAGM) opened Thursday its first bilingual campus in Dallas. ...
Second public hearing held for recycling measure
Issued: February 3, 2015
Rep. José Báez Rivera, co-author with Rep. V
San Juan, San Germán Head Start programs to get $18 million
Issued: February 3, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is allocating more than $18 million to support Early Head Start and Head Start programs in...
Hospital Association weary of possible $431 billion cut to Medicare
Issued: February 3, 2015
Puerto Rico hospitals may be affected financially if the White House were to cut Medicare by $431 billion, of which $350 billion would come from...
Key findings in herbal supplements probe at Walmart, Walgreens
Issued: February 3, 2015
ALBANY, N.Y. — Some key findings in an investigation by the New York state Attorney General's Office into the store brand herbal supplements sold...
RadioShack negotiating with Sprint
Issued: February 3, 2015
RadioShack is in discussions with Sprint to sell some 50% of its stores to the wireless provider and close the remaining 50%. ...
Obama would end companies avoiding tax in Puerto Rico
Issued: February 3, 2015
Manufacturers based in the states would no longer be able to avoid federal taxation of income through U.S. territories and foreign countries under a...
Venezuela, Mexico win first games as Caribbean Series starts
Issued: February 3, 2015
San Diego Padres utilityman Alexi Amarista hit a two-run triple to lead Venezuela to a 5-2 victory over host Puerto Rico, and Mexico beat Cuba 2-1...
Roosevelt Roads Redevelopment Authority, Clark Realty Capital sign land agreement
Issued: February 2, 2015
The executive director of the Roosevelt Roads Redevelopment Authority, Malu Blázquez Arsuaga, announced Monday that the public agency signed an...
S&P sees a Prepa default on the horizon
Issued: February 2, 2015
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) said Monday it expects to downgrade the credit rating of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority...


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