Saturday, December 4, 2021

All posts by Eduardo San Miguel Tió

  • Hemisphere and Atlantic Broadband Launch Spanish-Language Cable Channels in Miami

    Hemisphere Media Group Inc., a U.S. company targeting the Spanish-language television and cable networks business in the mainland U.S. and Latin America, expanded its partnership with Atlantic Broadband by launching two more of its Spanish-language cable networks,...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • European Banks Disburse $200M for Santo Domingo Thermoelectric Plant

    SAN JUAN – A pool of European banks disbursed $200 million in financing toward the construction of the Punta Catalina thermoelectric plant in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic’s state-owned electric utility announced Tuesday. The Dominican Corporation of...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Statistics Reflect Rise in November Employment

    SAN JUAN – Employment increased during November 2015, according to data compiled by the Studies and Statistics Division of Labor Statistics Bureau. The data, released Tuesday by the Puerto Rico Statistics Institute, reflect an increase in employment...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • CBP Officers in San Juan Seize 10,000 Counterfeit Barbie Dolls

    SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) field operations officers completed the seizure of 10,000 counterfeit Barbie dolls arriving in a shipment from China. The estimated domestic value of the shipment is $41,250. CBP’s officers inspected...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Crowley Invests $25.5M in New Containers, Equipment

    SAN JUAN – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group is ringing in the new year with a $25.5 million investment in new cargo carrying equipment. The units will include 325, 20-foot chassis; 500, 45-foot (102-inch wide) dry...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • U.S. Wind Power Breezes Past 70 Gigawatts

    U.S. wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical homes with low-cost electricity. The announcement comes as political leaders from around the...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
  • Accor Expands Presence in Cuba with Construction of Sofitel Luxury Hotel

    AccorHotels is constructing the luxury Sofitel So Havana by the Cuban capital’s well known Malecón esplanade. Considered the largest hotel group in Europe and Latin America, Accor expects the construction of the 218-room building to be completed...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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  • New York Times: Don’t Abandon Puerto Rico

    The New York Times has published an editorial urging the U.S. Congress not to “abandon” Puerto Rico and the 3.5 million American citizens living on the island. The Times’ Editorial Board lashes out against “investors who are...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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  • JetBlue to Debut Aguadilla-Fort Lauderdale Route

    JetblueSAN JUAN — JetBlue airlines will establish a direct route with daily frequencies between Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Rafael Hernández Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, starting May 5. Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, executive director of the Puerto Rico...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
  • Governor Reiterates Potential for Default on Debt Payments due Jan. 4

    SAN JUAN – Once again, Gov. Alejandro García Padilla warned Tuesday, Dec. 22, about an imminent default come Jan. 4, when the commonwealth government has to disburse more than $850 million to cover debt-service payments, including $331.6...

    • Posted December 22, 2015