Friday, October 18, 2019

All posts tagged "commonwealth"

  • Bernier Candidacy Reactivated NPP Voters

    SAN JUAN – The announcement of former Secretary of State David Bernier that he was going to run for governor for the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) has reactivated New Progressive Party voters, according to Representative Gabriel Rodríguez...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • García Padilla Denounces Pierluisi As A “Copycat”

    SAN JUAN – Gov. García Padilla denounced resident commissioner Pedro Pierluisi as a “copycat” after he had allegedly “copied” a list of proposals contained in García Padilla’s 2012 political platform and tried to pass them as his...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Debt-Restructuring Panel a Glimpse of Road Ahead?

    SAN JUAN– Participants Weigh in on Puerto Rico Moving Forward to Tackle its Fiscal, Economic Crisis Some would argue it would be foolish to talk about debt restructuring during a major investment conference, in which the main...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
  • Private Sector Coalition Gives Proposals In Washington To End Crisis

    Leaders of the Puerto Rico Private Sector Coalition addressed government officials and insiders in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to present their recommendations for the commonwealth to exit its fiscal crisis. The coalition, which consists of organizations representing...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico’s Auto Industry Concerned After Worst January On Record

    SAN JUAN — After closing 2015 with new-auto sales down 7.8%, marking the third straight year of negative sales, Puerto Rico’s auto distributors reported a mere 5,582 new units sold last month—their worst January on record. According...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Cofina Bondholders put Debt-relief Plan on Table, Await P.R. Gov’t Response

    SAN JUAN – A group of Sales Tax Financing Corp. (Cofina by its Spanish acronym) bondholders are proposing to the Puerto Rico government a debt-restructuring plan that would provide liquidity and debt-relief to the commonwealth while respecting Cofina’s legal...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • PRHTA to Hold Seminar On Best Sales Strategies

    SAN JUAN — The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association (PRHTA), an organization that represents the island’s private tourism sector, will hold a professional seminar Feb. 18 dubbed “Discover the 7 Best Practices in Sales and Marketing...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • NPP Secretary General: Public Housing projects sold at ‘bargain prices’ to select group

    SAN JUAN – The Housing Financing Authority sold its public housing projects at “bargain prices” to a “select group of developers,” as well as some loan portfolios in an effort to raise funding for the Government Development...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Present In Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN — Senator Bernie Sander, who will face former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in primaries for the candidacy for president of the United States from the National Democratic Party already has made its presence felt...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • GDB’s Acosta On Audited Statements: ‘We Are Not Hiding Anything’

    SAN JUAN — On Friday, Government Development Bank (GDB) Chairwoman & President Melba Acosta said that although the commonwealth’s audited financial statements for fiscal year 2014 have yet to be delivered, they would only confirm what government...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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