Sunday, October 2, 2022

All posts tagged "Puerto Rico"

  • 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
  • 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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