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  • US Official seeks Support for European Trade Deal in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman received a welcome reception Sunday from Polish entrepreneurs as he worked to finalize a free trade pact between the United States and the European Union. Froman said he hopes...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Pierluisi asks García Padilla to Postpone VAT and B-to-B Increase

    SAN JUAN – Following a detailed account of the negative effect the measures adopted by the administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla have had on the island’s economic and fiscal situation, the president of the New Progressive...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Governor says Prepa Agreement Collapse could Result in Potentially Catastrophic Consequences

    SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla acknowledged that Puerto Rico is on the verge of suffering consequences that “could be serious for the people, our industrial sector and our merchants,” after creditors of the Puerto Rico...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Senate President Bhatia: Prepare for Change in Political Relations with US

    SAN JUAN – The case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could lead it to specify the nature of the current political relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States creates a new scenario in which Puerto...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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  • Pierluisi Expects Legislation on P.R.’s Crisis Following U.S. House Feb. 2 Hearing

    SAN JUAN – Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi said he expects Congress to unveil a legislative package aimed at tackling Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic woes after a U.S. House Indian, Insular & Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hearing...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
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  • Snowy East Coast Digs Out after Mammoth Blizzard

    NEW YORK – Millions of Americans started digging themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill. New York and Baltimore began lifting...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Billionaire Donors Helped Cruz Rise in GOP Presidential Bid

    WASHINGTON – Four of America’s wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz’s now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefined the role of political donors. With just over a week until voters get their first say, the...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • State of 2016 Play: Questions only Iowa Caucuses can Answer

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Only a week remains before the Iowa caucuses, the first contest in a tumultuous presidential campaign that has challenged long-held political assumptions. The Republican race in Iowa is Donald Trump’s or Texas Sen....

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Official: Possible Saudi IPO wouldn’t Include Oil Reserves

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The chairman of Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco was quoted as saying a possible initial public offering would not include the kingdom’s oil reserves. Chairman Khalid al-Falih made the comments to Saudi...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • International Community Appeals for Dialogue, Calm in Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The international community appealed for dialogue and calm in Haiti on Saturday after a presidential and legislative runoff was put on hold indefinitely. The United Nations, international election observers and foreign governments urged the...

    • Posted January 24, 2016
  • Trump Welcomes a Senator, Bashes Beck’s Support of Cruz

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Donald Trump is so confident about the loyalty of his supporters that he predicted Saturday they would stick with him even if he shot someone. The Republican presidential front-runner bashed conservative commentator Glenn...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
  • Venezuela Congress Chief Vows Probe of Supreme Court

    CARACAS, Venezuela — The head of Venezuela’s new opposition-led Congress says lawmakers will carry out an in-depth review of the Supreme Court, setting up a clash of powers in the bitterly divided country. National Assembly President Henry...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
  • Second LNG-powered Containership for Puerto Rico Trade Delivered

    SAN JUAN – General Dynamics NASSCO delivered Saturday the world’s second containership to be operated by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Perla Del Caribe. The ship was delivered two months ahead of schedule and is the sister...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
  • Things to Know: What to do if You’re Stuck at the Airport

    Bowing to a wintry mix of heavy snow, ice and wicked winds across much of the country, airlines are canceling thousands of flights through the weekend. Many travelers will have to put their travel plans on hold....

    • Posted January 23, 2016