Sunday, September 26, 2021

All posts tagged "Puerto Rico"

  • Puerto Ricans in Florida Untapped Business Opportunity for Local Entrepreneurs

    The influx of Puerto Rican migrants to Florida could have a silver lining for businessowners and entrepreneurs on the island, according to Frank Nieves, president of the Puerto Rico Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (PRHCC) in Broward County,...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico in the Spotlight Again

    “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in,” the famous line by Al Pacino in the role of Michael Corleone of the Godfather trilogy would have been a fitting statement for U.S. Rep....

    • Posted February 4, 2016
  • Treasury Department Raises $9.2 Million Less in December, but Exceeds Expectations

    Net income to Puerto Rico’s general fund in December 2015 totaled $844.8 million, or $9.2 million less than the same month last year, representing a decrease of 1.1%. However, revenues were $2.5 million higher than expectations. In...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • High-Ranking Member of Puerto Rico Republican Party Resigns

    SAN JUAN – Héctor Ramos Díaz, who for decades occupied various positions in the Puerto Rico Republican Party (PRRP), including as legal adviser, resigned in mid-January after disagreeing with recent party decisions concerning the financing of the...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Ricky Rosselló-Pierluisi Gubernatorial Primary Race Avoiding Confrontations

    While the internal poll numbers of each of the gubernatorial hopefuls from the New Progressive Party (NPP), according to their respective spokespersons, place both in the lead, both camps have agreed to a gentlemanly race by avoiding...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
  • Puerto Rico Briefs Creditors on its New Debt Restructuring Plan

    SAN JUAN- On Friday, Puerto Rico government advisers presented to representatives of different creditor groups their latest plan to restructure a large chunk of the island’s $70 billion debt load. A source told Caribbean Business the commonwealth...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
  • Bush in Presidential Debate: Puerto Rico Must Deal with its Structural Problems to Solve its Economic Problems

    During Thursday night’s FOX News-Google Republican debate, Bush didn’t address the island’s debt crisis directly. Instead, he says Puerto Ricans have a right to self-determination, referring to issue of the island’s political status. He said many Puerto Ricans...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • More Airlines offer Zika Refunds to Pregnant Women

    DALLAS – More U.S. airlines and cruise operators are offering refunds or letting pregnant women change itineraries if they booked a trip to places dealing with an outbreak of Zika virus. While health officials say most people...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Democratic Presidential Debates Turn Contentious on Eve of First Primary Contests

    With the last stretch of the Democratic Party’s presidential primary set to begin, the overall tone among the main nominees has turned tougher and forecasts in favor or against each candidate grow louder, particularly between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
  • Facebook, WhatsApp Dominate Favorite Mobile Apps

    Apps have become ubiquitous in people’s daily lives, and Puerto Rico is no exception. A recent Gaither International survey found that three out of every five (60%) respondents 12 years and older in Puerto Rico used apps on their mobile phones. This translates to...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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