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All posts tagged "Lead Stories"

  • Obama Unveils Record $4.1 Trillion Election-Year Budget

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big banks. The...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Draft of Puerto Rico’s Fiscal 2014 Statements to be Released this Week

    SAN JUAN — A draft of the commonwealth’s financial statements for fiscal year 2014 will be made public this week, Public Affairs Secretary Jesús Manuel Ortiz told reporters Monday at La Fortaleza. While due last May, government...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
  • Moody’s Believes Puerto Rico’s Debt-Exchange Proposal Could Avoid ‘Legal Morass’

    SAN JUAN – Following the release of Puerto Rico’s latest debt-exchange proposal to creditors to restructure a large chunk of its $70 billion debt, credit-rating agency Moody’s Investor Service believes that although it faces various hurdles, the...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
  • Broncos D Dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl Win

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL’s wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans. Manning’s possible...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
  • Sanders Campaign Plans Clash with Political Realities

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Bernie Sanders promises voters a “political revolution” that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems. “That’s what our campaign is about. It is thinking big,” Sanders said during...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
  • Rubio Comes Under Withering Criticism in Republican Debate

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Donald Trump said he didn’t have to win; Hillary Clinton didn’t know whether she could. Marco Rubio said he was ready to lead the country; and Bernie Sanders said “don’t jinx me” about predictions...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
  • Proposed Changes to EB-5 Program Unlikely to Affect Puerto Rico

    U.S. Congress Grants One-Year Extension to Investor Program; Local Increase in EB-5 Filings Expected for First Quarter 2016 On Dec. 15, as part of the omnibus spending bill, Congress extended the EB-5 program—which essentially grants visas to...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
  • Another Mariel in the Making?

    SAN JUAN – As the normalizing of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba draws nearer, the influx of Cuban immigrants seeking to reach U.S. soil or Latin American countries threatens to turn into a mass emigration...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
  • UBS Puerto Rico’s Downsizing Continues

    Sheds Staff from Several Key Divisions BY JOSÉ L. CARMONA UBS Financial Services Inc. of Puerto Rico, the Swiss bank’s San Juan-based subsidiary, this week eliminated some staff from its Wealth Management Consulting, Closed-End Funds, Personal &...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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