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All posts tagged "García Padilla"

  • Nearly 20,000 People to Receive their Reimbursements this Week

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza said Monday that about 20,000 people will be receiving their tax return reimbursements this week, representing some $15 million. Zaragoza said Treasury has reimbursed 68 percent of all...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • “A Mystery Inside An Enigma” How The Government Plans To Pay Debt

    SAN JUAN – Economist Gustavo Velez  urged the government Saturday to explain publicly how it plans to pay some $2 billion it owes throughout 2016.Puerto Rico is slated to pay the bulk of about $902 million in payments due this week, including some $330...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico Holds Wake For 3 Slain Police Officers

    SAN JUAN – Police in Puerto Rico are holding a wake for three officers killed by a fellow policeman at their station in the island’s second largest city. Caskets carrying the bodies of Lt. Luz Soto, Cmdr....

    • 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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  • PR Will Comply With Real ID Act By February

    SAN JUAN – Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) Secretary Miguel Torres said Wednesday the agency will be able to comply with all dispositions of the Real ID Act regarding controls for the issuance of drivers’...

    • 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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  • 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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  • PDP lawmaker decides not to run for reelection

    Angered at how some of his fellow Popular Democratic Party (PDP) members manage government and political issues, Rep. José Báez has decided not to run for reelection and thus return to his private practice as an attorney...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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