All posts by Juan Hernández
Economic Growth a Struggle for Latin America in 2016
Economic growth for Latin America in 2016 will be marginal, at best, according to most economic forecasters, including the World Bank, which further characterizes growth in the region as “anemic.” “The macroeconomic outlook across Latin America in...
- Posted February 16, 2016
Puerto Ricans in Florida Untapped Business Opportunity for Local Entrepreneurs
The influx of Puerto Rican migrants to Florida could have a silver lining for businessowners and entrepreneurs on the island, according to Frank Nieves, president of the Puerto Rico Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (PRHCC) in Broward County,...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Health Insurance Administration Confident it will Find Financing for its Debt to Providers
SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration (ASES by its Spanish acronym), Ricardo Rivera, said he is confident the agency will be able to pay its debt with service providers for...
- Posted January 26, 2016
Walmart Insists Alternative Minimum Tax Is “Confiscatory”
SAN JUAN – Walmart Puerto Rico has filed a motion opposing the Treasury Department’s petition to dismiss a lawsuit the retailer filed against the commonwealth seeking to overturn a tax that it says will take away 91.5%...
- Posted January 2, 2016