Friday, December 3, 2021

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  • FOMB’s Position on Pension Cuts Turns into “Ideological Cause”

    Governor Pierluisi Reiterates his Opposition to Reduction In what seems to be a point of starkly opposed policies, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi reiterated his position to object to any pension cuts to government retirees, a measure that members...

    • Posted September 17, 2021
  • 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
  • Health Dept. Owes Back Pay to Surgery Residents

    Some 20 Physicians at Ponce's San Lucas Hospital Affected

    • Posted September 16, 2021
  • COR3 Chief Acknowledges Challenges Ahead for Island’s Reconstruction

    The executive director of the Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency (COR3), Manuel Laboy, recognized today that Puerto Rico faces numerous challenges as it enters the execution phase of federal assistance and funding provided for Hurricane...

    • Posted September 15, 2021
  • ConPRmetidos and PROCAFE to the Rescue of Coffee Harvest

    The non-profit organizations ConPRmetidos and PROCAFE will celebrate Don’t let the harvest fall!, ¡No dejes la cosecha caer!, a campaign that consists of a series of activities to be held on September 21, 22, 23 and 26 in...

    • Posted September 14, 2021
  • Medalla Light Soon to Arrive in Wisconsin

    Medalla Light announced that their beer would soon be available in Wisconsin, a state with a Puerto Rican population of around 65,000, in restaurants, retail establishments, among other businesses.  The chief marketing officer of Cervecera de Puerto...

    • Posted September 14, 2021
  • MIDA Celebrates National Family Day with Get Creative in the Kitchen

    Puerto Rico Chamber of Food Marketing, Industry & Distribution (MIDA by its Spanish acronym) returned with “Get Creative in the Kitchen,” a campaign to celebrate National Family Day next September 27. MIDA will use the special celebration...

    • Posted September 14, 2021
  • Salud Integral en la Montaña (SIM) Recognized by Federal Agency

    The non-profit Salud Integral en la Montaña (SIM) was recognized by an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the quality of the services rendered during the COVID- 19 pandemic last year....

    • Posted September 14, 2021
  • Gov. Pierluisi and SBA Administrator Discuss the Need to Cut Delays in Loans

    Governor Pedro Pierluisi and the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator, Isabella Casillas Guzmán, discussed the need to reduce delays in the document processing for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), as well as opportunities for the...

    • Posted September 13, 2021
  • College of Certified Accountants Announces New Governing Board

    The College of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico (CCPA) recently announced its new Governing Board for 2021-2022 during the Gala Night of the Annual Convention Adding to the Future held at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar...

    • Posted September 13, 2021
  • Foundation for Puerto Rico Hires Two Top Executives

    The nonprofit Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR) announced the appointment of Alma Frontera as vice president of Operations and Patricia De La Torre as vice president of Stakeholder Engagement. The organization, which promotes Puerto Rico in the...

    • Posted September 13, 2021
  • USDA Allocates $537,363 for 11 Projects in Puerto Rico

    Agropek is one of the projects that received funding from the USDA. (Courtesy USDA)

    • Posted September 9, 2021
  • Walmart Puerto Rico Receives Submissions for Program to Boost Local Economy

    Walmart announced it would be receiving submissions for the fourth edition of its Open Call program to increase the purchase of products manufactured, processed, or harvested in Puerto Rico by $ 60 million until 2023.  The program’s...

    • Posted September 7, 2021
  • PRASA Completes $1.8 Billion Refinancing Transaction for Bonds

    The commonwealth government announced the completion of the transaction to refinance all the public corporation bonds of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) under Series 2012 A and B. The total amount that is being...

    • Posted August 25, 2021