All posts by Philipe Schoene Roura
Rubio Questioned on Chapter 9 Stance at GOP Debate
SAN JUAN – Talk of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis came to the forefront of the rumble-in-the-jungle GOP debate Thursday night. Real estate tycoon Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich and...
- Posted February 26, 2016
Hispanic Voter Turnout Looms Large
During an exclusive interview with this newspaper’s editorial board, which took place during the Puerto Rico Investment Summit recently held inside the Puerto Rico Convention Center, Caribbean Business Editor in Chief Heiko Faass asked former New York...
- Posted February 25, 2016
Time to Rebound From Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade
This edition’s Front-Page cover story marks the first installment in a series that outlines the unrelenting decline of Puerto Rico’s economy, which commenced in 2006 and has yet to subside. The death knell was actually struck in...
- Posted February 18, 2016
A Summit to Restore Confidence
Puerto Rico is hosting another Investment Summit, a yearly conclave of wealthy investors designed to showcase attractive incentives contained in Acts 20 and 22 of 2012, to lure them to establish local businesses and/or make the island...
- Posted February 11, 2016
Puerto Rico in the Spotlight Again
“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in,” the famous line by Al Pacino in the role of Michael Corleone of the Godfather trilogy would have been a fitting statement for U.S. Rep....
- Posted February 4, 2016
Prepa Extends Forbearance Agreement with Local Fuel Lenders
SAN JUAN – In an interview Sunday with Caribbean Business, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s (Prepa) chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, said the utility’s local fuel-line lending banks, Scotia group and the Government Development Bank (GDB),...
- Posted January 24, 2016