Sunday, January 29, 2023

All posts tagged "Government"

  • García Padilla, US Democratic Governors Meet With Obama

    SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla and more than 30 Democratic U.S. governors met Saturday morning with President Obama for the winter meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). Governors from different jurisdictions in the U.S....

    • Posted February 20, 2016
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  • Scalia’s Death Affects U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Puerto Rico

    The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia affects the cases now before the top court, including two very important cases involving Puerto Rico, one on double jeopardy and the other on the validity of the...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • Hedge Funds: GDB Insolvency to Affect Co-op Health

    While practically all the attention has been paid to Puerto Rico’s debt-restructuring process, a group of lawyers and economists has complained that the commonwealth government has failed to deal with a looming crisis in the Government Development...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • 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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  • Jane Sanders Is Central In Her Husband’s Surging Campaign

    ROMULUS, Mich.  – When Jane Sanders saw an early cut of the “America” ad for her husband’s presidential campaign, she felt something wasn’t quite right. The problem? Her husband was talking in it. The uplifting spot for...

    • 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
  • Expert Panel Lauds Benefits of Combining Puerto Rico’s Tax Incentives Laws

    SAN JUAN- With Acts 20 & 22 Spearheading Efforts, Act 185 Offers Private Equity Incentives Just before lunchtime, a crowd of investors carefully listened to how they could wisely use a series of Puerto Rico tax laws that...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
  • Bittersweet Primaries for the New Progressive Party

    From its foundation in 1968, the leadership of the New Progressive Party has prided itself as a party where internal primaries strengthen its structure and have yielded much electoral political benefit. But that political maxim has not...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Bond Exchange Seeks to Trade Value for Shared Pain

    The bond exchange the Puerto Rico government is proposing to holders of $49.2 billion of debt will have an impact on local bondholders who have a nominal value of around $15 billion in bonds. Economist Vicente Feliciano...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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