Saturday, October 19, 2019

All posts tagged "commonwealth"

  • Independent Candidates And Fewer Voters Could Mark Next Election

    SAN JUAN – The deadline for the filing of applications for candidacies for the next general election came with a total of 11 independent candidates, eight candidates for governor, and no other significant news.  Of the eight...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Governor: Puerto Rico To Default On $37M In Interest Due

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s governor announced Wednesday that the U.S. territory will meet $594 million in bond payments due next week but will still default on $37 million in interest. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • PDP Leadership To Initiate Transition

    SAN JUAN – Former Secretary of State and Popular Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for governor, David Bernier, officially took office as party president Wednesday afternoon.  Bernier met with the president of his transition committee, Rep. Jesús Santa,...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Gov: Puerto Rico To Default On $37M In Interest Due On Bonds

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s governor says the U.S. territory will make a $594 million bond payment due next week but default on $37 million in interest. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said Wednesday that the payment includes...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Something Is Wrong In The PDP

    By Ismael Torres SAN JUAN – What seems to be the beginning of a stampede of lawmakers trying to bail out of the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) by not running for reelection hints that something must be...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Puerto Rico Economic Activity Sees Slight Drop In November

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s economic activity index (EAI) fell 0.5 percent year-on-year in November, driven by drops in cement sales and gasoline consumption, according to data released on Tuesday by the U.S. commonwealth’s Government Development Bank...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Ambac (AMBC) Releases Letter to Puerto Rico Governor on Illegal PRIFA Clawback

    NEW YORK – Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMBC) announced Tuesday that Ambac Assurance and Financial Guaranty Insurance Company have issued a letter to the Governor and other top officials of Puerto Rico, regarding the Commonwealth’s illegal...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • NPP Not Taking García Padilla Letter to UN Seriously

    SAN JUAN – As expected, New Progressive Party (NPP) opposition is not taking seriously Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon requesting the U.S. government to clarify before the international forum...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Public Debt, Political Status to be Key Election Year Issues

    SAN JUAN – Aside from the difficulty the administration of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla will continue to face in tackling the fiscal and economic crisis afflicting the island, two issues are likely to become key in this...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Gov. García Padilla Says U.S. Changing View on Status

    SAN JUAN — Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has denounced what he is calling a change in the U.S. government’s historic position on the island’s political status. In a letter to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, portions of...

    • Posted December 27, 2015
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