Monday, October 18, 2021

All posts by José Alvarado Vega

  • Foundation for Puerto Rico CEO Launches Center for Strategic Innovation

    Coalition Looks to Provide Social, Economic Solutions; to Be Led by Alexandra Lúgaro

    • Posted September 22, 2021
  • Prasa Issues $1.66 Billion in Refunding Bonds

    Prasa Executive President Doriel Pagán Crespo added that through the “successful pricing” of the bond deal, Prasa achieves average debt service savings of approximately $22 million per year.

    • Posted August 19, 2021
  • LUMA Adamant Despite Adverse Rulings

    While LUMA Energy assured last week that it has improved services for most customers in its public-private partnership with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa), the island’s Popular Democratic Party (PDP)-controlled Legislative Assembly continues its respective...

    • Posted August 12, 2021
  • Tech Firms Urged to Join Gov’t Register

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Innovation & Technology Service Office (PRITS) announced Wednesday the issuing of a request for information (RFI) to evaluate entities interested in providing “technological, innovation and communications” to Puerto Rico government agencies. ...

    • Posted August 5, 2021
  • Tentative Labor Deal Reached to Open Key San Juan Pier

    SAN JUAN – The commonwealth government announced recently that a preliminary agreement was reached between stevedore company Luis Ayala Colón Sucrs. Inc. (LAC) and Local 1740 of the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA) to put an end to...

    • Posted August 5, 2021
  • Investors Go After Opportunity Zone Tax Breaks

    The Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish acronym) has so far received 17 applications from overseas and local entrepreneurs requesting tax incentives for residential and commercial real estate projects involving nearly $600...

    • Posted August 4, 2021
  • Oversight Board Files 6th Amended Plan of Adjustment

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) announced Tuesday that it had filed a sixth amended commonwealth Plan of Adjustment (POA) that reflects new agreements with bond insurers Ambac Financial Group and Financial...

    • Posted July 27, 2021
  • FERC Upholds Permits Order for New Fortress Gas Terminal

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission upheld its ruling that requires New Fortress Energy Inc. to apply for a permit for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Port of San Juan, which was built and currently...

    • Posted July 22, 2021
  • Judge Swain Issues Preliminary Backing of POA Disclosure Statement

    FOMB Yet to Conclude Talks with Insurers Objecting Document

    • Posted July 14, 2021
  • Oversight Board Certifies First Compliant General Fund Budget

    Pierluisi Signs $10.1B Compromise Plan in ‘Spirit of Collaboration’  Five years after the creation of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico (FOMB), the congressionally-mandated office that oversees the commonwealth’s finances approved the first compliant...

    • Posted July 1, 2021