Thursday, June 17, 2021

All posts tagged "Featured Stories"

  • Program Offers $50,000 to Businesses Struck by 2017 Hurricanes

    Workshops to be held on Friday SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA) will offer on Friday a workshop on a Puerto Rico Economic Development Bank (EDB) program that provides grants of up to $50,000...

    • Posted June 17, 2021
  • Prepa Urges Luma to address Communication Deficiencies

    Prepa’s Governing Board President Ralph A. Kreil Rivera urged LUMA Energy President and CEO Wayne Stensby to make the necessary adjustments to improve the company’s communication operations and systems with the public. The claim arose during the...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
  • Organizations Urge Energy Bureau to Cancel LUMA’s Contract

    Organizations aligned with the environmental coalition Queremos Sol presented before the Puerto Rico Energy Bureau an urgent request to address the service problems of LUMA Energy, the private operator that took control of the distribution and transmission...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
  • Popular Inc. Originates $2.1B in PPP Loans

    SAN JUAN – Popular Inc., the holding company for Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, announced Tuesday that upon completion of the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) on May 31, the island’s largest bank had...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
  • Consultant for Puerto Rico Fiscal Board Remains Mired in Lawsuits

    McKinsey Must Address Over 30 Opioid Crisis Related Actions

    • Posted June 16, 2021
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    Pension Battle Enters a New Phase

    The Gov. Pedro Pierluisi administration reiterated its opposition to cuts in government pension payments by submitting Tuesday before the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico an objection to the disclosure statement of the commonwealth’s debt plan of...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
  • DDEC Announces Reopening of Entrepreneurship Centers

    The Government announced the reopening of Entrepreneurship Centers. (Courtesy of DDEC)

    • Posted June 14, 2021
  • Governor Rebukes House’s Budget

    Gov. Pedro Pierluisi said today that the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives majority delegation approved a budget of $10.1 billion with changes that do not represent the priorities of the residents of the island.  Pierluisi...

    • Posted June 14, 2021
  • MHH Healthcare to Acquire MCS

    MHH Healthcare, a company formed by Kinderhook Industries, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Medical Card System, Inc. (MCS). According to a press release released by MHH Healthcare,...

    • Posted June 14, 2021
  • LUMA Reports That Some 37,000 Customers Remain Without Power

    After a fire at LUMA Energy’s Monacillos Substation in San Juan left practically all of Puerto Rico without power, LUMA Energy President Wayne Stensby said early Friday that the company and its energy partners should restore the...

    • Posted June 11, 2021