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All posts tagged "Puerto Rico"

  • New Portal Against Zika Virus

    911 vs Zika

    • Posted March 2, 2016
  • Time to Rebound From Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade

    This edition’s Front-Page cover story marks the first installment in a series that outlines the unrelenting decline of Puerto Rico’s economy, which commenced in 2006 and has yet to subside. The death knell was actually struck in...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • A Summit to Restore Confidence

    Puerto Rico is hosting another Investment Summit, a yearly conclave of wealthy investors designed to showcase attractive incentives contained in Acts 20 and 22 of 2012, to lure them to establish local businesses and/or make the island...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
  • Private Sector Coalition Gives Proposals In Washington To End Crisis

    Leaders of the Puerto Rico Private Sector Coalition addressed government officials and insiders in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to present their recommendations for the commonwealth to exit its fiscal crisis. The coalition, which consists of organizations representing...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico’s Auto Industry Concerned After Worst January On Record

    SAN JUAN — After closing 2015 with new-auto sales down 7.8%, marking the third straight year of negative sales, Puerto Rico’s auto distributors reported a mere 5,582 new units sold last month—their worst January on record. According...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Cofina Bondholders put Debt-relief Plan on Table, Await P.R. Gov’t Response

    SAN JUAN – A group of Sales Tax Financing Corp. (Cofina by its Spanish acronym) bondholders are proposing to the Puerto Rico government a debt-restructuring plan that would provide liquidity and debt-relief to the commonwealth while respecting Cofina’s legal...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • PRHTA to Hold Seminar On Best Sales Strategies

    SAN JUAN — The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association (PRHTA), an organization that represents the island’s private tourism sector, will hold a professional seminar Feb. 18 dubbed “Discover the 7 Best Practices in Sales and Marketing...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • NPP Secretary General: Public Housing projects sold at ‘bargain prices’ to select group

    SAN JUAN – The Housing Financing Authority sold its public housing projects at “bargain prices” to a “select group of developers,” as well as some loan portfolios in an effort to raise funding for the Government Development...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Para la Naturaleza and Roosevelt Roads Enter Alliance

    Malu Blázquez Arsuaga, executive director for the Redevelopment of Roosevelt Roads, and Fernando Lloveras San Miguel, president of the nonprofit Para la Naturaleza (For Nature), recently announced that both organizations signed a lease contract for 20 years...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Electric Power Consumption Falls by 0.6% in 2015

    Electric-power consumption in Puerto Rico fell 0.6% in 2015, the third-consecutive drop since 2012. Decreases in demand for electric power were registered in the commercial and industry segments, while the industrial sector’s consumption of electric power increased....

    • Posted February 8, 2016