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  • Abartys Health Earns ISO 27001 Data Security Certification

    Abartys Health, a leading health care technology solutions provider, has completed the rigorous ISO 27001:2013 certification with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) control mapping, the company’s general manager, Florian Gaa, recently announced. Receiving the certification...

    • Posted May 27, 2022
  • Biopharma, an Economic Engine for Puerto Rico

    Study Commissioned by Pharmaceutical Industry Association Reveals Impact The important role played by the biopharmaceutical industry in Puerto Rico should not be relegated to simply a sector that creates jobs and collects millions of dollars for the...

    • Posted May 26, 2022
  • Former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge: Promesa Not a Solve-All’

    Says Economic Issues Need Attention; Foresees Increase in Filings A former federal bankruptcy judge who is currently involved in Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy-like process said that while the 2016 federal law enacted to address the island’s fiscal crisis...

    • Posted May 26, 2022
  • Medplus Solutions celebrates 10 years Saving Lives

    Innovation and continuous growth Expansion of specialized and more comprehensive services in tune with the needs of patients (Press Release) San Juan, Puerto Rico – Medplus Solutions, a leading Puerto Rican company focused on providing the most...

    • Posted May 18, 2022
  • The Impact of Climate Change in Puerto Rico and on Humanity

    Climate change on Earth affects humanity in all of the confines of the Planet. Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and the Americas are no exception to this, although as in other countries, regions, the impact is not uniform....

    • Posted May 14, 2022
  • Cowboys and Indians Revisit the Federal Realm

    The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that the U.S. Constitution does not require Congress to extend Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to residents of Puerto Rico, more than an act of territorial discrimination, reaffirmed the...

    • Posted May 14, 2022
  • Puerto Rico Has Highest Proportion of Tax Expenditures Globally

    Study by Espacios Abiertos Reveals Cost of Economic Incentives is Rising The fiscal or tax expenditures in Puerto Rico this year amount to $23.3 billion, a figure that is twice the annual budget allocated to the general...

    • Posted May 14, 2022
  • SSI Exclusion Leaves Puerto Rico in the Cold

    Associate Justice Sees Potential Repeal of ‘Shameful’ Insular Cases The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that the U.S. Constitution does not require Congress to extend Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to residents of Puerto Rico, in a...

    • Posted May 13, 2022
  • GM Sectec, UPR Sign Cybersecurity Agreement

    Organizations Establish Practice Centers for Students in Cybersecurity, IT GM Sectec, a Puerto Rico-based company with operations in 50 countries that offers services in information technology (IT) governance, risk and compliance, signed an agreement with the University...

    • Posted May 13, 2022
  • Government, Academia Reach Agreement to Develop Workforce

    Will Provide Training for Participants of Labor Development Program Puerto Rico’s Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish initials) and the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) signed a collaborative agreement that will allow specialized training...

    • Posted May 13, 2022
  • Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?

    “Where Were You When the Lights Went Out,” the 1968 comedy featuring Doris Day that showcased the epic blackout in New York, was entertaining and a bit of campy fun. When 1.5 million people lose their electricity...

    • Posted May 7, 2022
  • COVID-19 Rate Hovering at 21%

    Government Urges ‘Citizen Responsibility’; Vaccination Key to Avoid Severe More than a month after most COVID-19 restrictions were lifted by Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, including the requirement to mask in indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status, infection...

    • Posted May 7, 2022
  • HTA Plan Filed in Court Proposes 80% Debt Cut; Requires Restructuring, Toll Hikes

    Proposes 80% Debt Cut; Requires Restructuring, Toll Hikes Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) announced on Monday that it had filed a plan of adjustment (POA) in federal court to restructure about $6.4 billion in...

    • Posted May 6, 2022