Friday, September 24, 2021

All posts by Juan A. Hernández

  • Retailers Association commemorates International Women’s Day

    SAN JUAN – The United Retailers Association (CUD by its Spanish initials) signed Wednesday a collaborative agreement with the MujerPR nonprofit organization to promote the empowerment of women, particularly that of female entrepreneurs. “It is very important...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
  • From Jenniffer With Love

    Resident Commissioner Out to Woo Trump

    • Posted February 23, 2017
  • Private sector reps say labor reform is ‘watered down’

    SAN JUAN – Representatives of the private sector concurred in their assessment of the recently approved labor reform by qualifying it as “watered down” because it doesn’t include elements that lower companies’ labor costs. “The reform was a...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
  • Ethics Office sees no conflict with Keleher contract

      SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Government Ethics Office, Zulma Rosario, doesn’t “see any conflict” in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló having hired Education Secretary Julia Keleher as a restructuring adviser. “It was an acceptable decision,”...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
  • New organization created to promote medical cannabis treatment

    SAN JUAN – A group of organizations, health professionals and patients came together Monday to promote the development, growth, regulation and access to medical marijuana through the Puerto Rico Medical Cannabis Association (PRMCA). “The founding of this...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
  • Former Gov. Acevedo Vilá Open to P3s, but on a Case by Case Basis

    SAN JUAN – Former Gov. Aníbal Acevedo Vilá said Wednesday that, while he is not opposed to the government promoting public-private partnerships (P3s), the circumstances under which they are being developed merit the careful review of each...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
  • Mixed Feelings Among PIP Leadership, Yet They Remain Combative

    SAN JUAN—The gubernatorial candidate for the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), Maria de Lourdes Santiago, said she had “mixed feelings” regarding the results obtained by her party in the general elections, but stressed that the campaign will...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
  • Long lines greet Puerto Rico’s early voters on Election Day

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Many who left their homes to vote early Tuesday were met with long lines at polling sites throughout the island due to the time it takes the electronic voting machines to process the...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
  • Bernier holds slight lead in last-minute poll

    SAN JUAN – With only five days left for the general elections, the gubernatorial candidate for the Popular Democratic Party (PDP), David Bernier, would result the winner over New Progressive Party (NPP) candidate Ricardo Rosselló, according to...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
  • Tremendos Cocos?

    Puerto Rico Missing Out on Booming Coconut Trade

    • Posted October 3, 2016