All posts by María Miranda
EDB Offers Loans to Former PUA Beneficiaries
The president of Puerto Rico's Economic Development Bank, Luis Alemañy González, said thousands of workers could become entrepreneurs by applying for a loan to start their business.
- Posted September 17, 2021
Puerto Rico Gov’t Opens Entrepreneurship Center
SAN JUAN — Entrepreneurs can have their questions answered as they receive comprehensive guidance on matters related to incentives and permits, and services provided by the Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish...
- Posted August 3, 2021
Lobbying Continues to Further Raise Medicaid Funding
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is chaired by Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
- Posted July 28, 2021
Resident Commissioner and Health Secretary Discuss Medicaid Negotiations
Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González and Health Secretary Carlos Mellado participated Friday at the Health Services Administrators College (CASS by its Spanish acronym) annual convention to speak about the most recent developments in U.S. Congress concerning the island’s...
- Posted July 23, 2021
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman Expands Services to Puerto Rico
Looks to Work with Life Sciences, Pharma and Medical Device Clients This article was first published in the July 8, 2021 issue of Caribbean Business. Although New Jersey-based Porzio, Bromberg & Newman (PR) opened its doors in...
- Posted July 8, 2021
Manufacturing Index Continues to Grow and Recover
Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC by its Spanish acronym) Secretary Manuel Cidre announced Friday that for the 12th consecutive month, activity in the manufacturing industry is showing progress. For April, a preliminary value of 104.9 points was...
- Posted July 2, 2021
Gov. Addresses Equal Treatment in Medicaid With Congressman Pallone
The Representative is the Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Gov. Pedro Pierluisi spoke with U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone about the island’s Medicaid program. Pallone will be in charge...
- Posted July 1, 2021
Island Inns Ready For Fourth of July Long Weekend
The Puerto Rico Parador Owners and Tourism Association announced that they are ready to receive hundreds of families that tend to prefer to stay in Puerto Rico’s inns during their vacations, family celebrations, and holidays. “This long...
- Posted June 30, 2021
Retail Sales Rise in March of 2021
Economic Development Secretary Manuel Cidre announced on Monday that the sales recorded for March reflected an increase when compared to the sales recorded during the same month in 2020, representing an increase of 49.6 percent. According to...
- Posted June 29, 2021
Puerto Rico Gov. Pierluisi Travels to Capitol Hill
Gov. Pedro Pierluisi will continue efforts at Capitol Hill this week seeking equal treatment in Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program. As part of these efforts, the governor will participate in several meetings ahead of Sept. 30, which is...
- Posted June 23, 2021