All posts by María Miranda
U.S. House Committee Holds 2nd Day of Puerto Rico Status Hearings
Constitutional Law Professors Deliver Testimony on Competing Bills
- Posted June 16, 2021
FEMA Awards $93 Million to Rebuild Puerto Rico Properties Impacted by 2017 Hurricanes
Funds Obligated for 159 Pridco Buildings
- Posted June 15, 2021
DDEC Announces Reopening of Entrepreneurship Centers
The Government announced the reopening of Entrepreneurship Centers. (Courtesy of DDEC)
- Posted June 14, 2021
Cidre Plans to Meet with Key Officials in Washington D.C.
Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish acronym) Secretary Manuel Cidre traveled to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to address numerous matters related to the island’s economic development. “It’s a busy schedule, with key people...
- Posted June 9, 2021
PRTC Launches Internal Tourism Campaign “One Island, 78 Destinations”
To reactivate the economic activity generated by the tourism sector, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC) Executive Director Carlos Mercado announced a multidisciplinary promotion and marketing campaign for internal tourism during the summer season...
- Posted June 6, 2021
Governor Reopens Certain Establishments with New Executive Order
Gov. Pedro Pierluisi announced Thursday a new Covid-19 related executive order (OE) that will go into effect on Monday and run through July 4. The new executive order offers more flexibility for people who have received the...
- Posted June 3, 2021
Prasa Says it is Ready for the 2021 Hurricane Season
Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa) President Doriel Pagán announced that the public corporation took the necessary measures to face the new hurricane season that began last Monday. “Our process of updating plans for the hurricane...
- Posted June 1, 2021
SBA Director Takes on Aiding Pandemic-Battered Businesses
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s director (SBA) for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Josué Rivera, took on the task of heading the agency back in January, almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic spread to...
- Posted May 20, 2021
Gov. Pierluisi Creates Minimum Wage Advisory Group
To evaluate the minimum salary wage and with the interest of promoting a possible increase, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi on Wednesday announced the creation of the Governor’s Minimum Wage Advisory Group, which will be chaired by La Fortaleza...
- Posted May 19, 2021
Manufacturing Industry Index Exceeds Pre-Covid Level
Economic Development Chief Industry Proved Resilient Amid Pandemic
- Posted May 18, 2021