All posts tagged "UPR"
Study Reveals Needs and Concerns of the LGBTT Community in Puerto Rico
Discrimination, recognition of civil rights and government representation are the three most pressing concerns of the LGBTT community
- Posted December 27, 2016
PDP Secretary-General Requests Expedited Investigation of Rosselló’s alleged fraud
SAN JUAN — Popular Democratic Party (PDP) Secretary-General Javier Echevarría Vargas requested Tuesday that an investigation into a complaint presented against New Progressive Party (NPP) gubernatorial candidate Ricardo Rosselló, who allegedly obtained a seat in the University...
- Posted October 11, 2016
NPP Representative accuses PDP majority of protecting former UPR president
Meléndez also praised Government Ethics Office for handling of the scandal involving UPR's presidential scholarship program
- Posted October 5, 2016
Puerto Rico agriculture sector to receive $4M federal boost
SAN JUAN – One of Puerto Rico’s largest universities is receiving $4 million from the National Science Foundation to help boost the island’s agriculture sector. The University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez said Monday that it will use...
- Posted September 5, 2016
UPR’s Trustee Files Lawsuit Claiming University Diverted Debt Payment
SAN JUAN – U.S. Bank Trust National Association, the trustee of the University of Puerto Rico, has sued the academic institution for diverting pledged revenue from Pell Grants and student tuition for other uses rather than toward paying its...
- Posted August 19, 2016
UPR’s Governing Board Ousts President, Río Piedras Campus Officials
SAN JUAN – The University of Puerto Rico’s Governing Board removed President Uroyoán Walker from his post Thursday afternoon after withdrawing their confidence due to his alleged role in the granting of presidential scholarships last year. The Governing...
- Posted July 7, 2016
Puerto Rico Defaults on Over $800M of Constitutionally Protected Debt
Yet government covers roughly half of the $2B due across credits July 1
- Posted July 1, 2016
HERA Educativo and UPR Carolina Sign Educational Agreement
SAN JUAN– The University of Puerto Rico, Carolina campus’s chancellor, Moisés Orengo, and the president of HERA Printing, Luis Garcia, formalized an agreement earlier this week that would allow design students to do supervised internships under the...
- Posted May 22, 2016
Hundreds Demonstrate Against Monsanto
Company assures its herbicide product is safe
- Posted May 21, 2016
Entrepreneurial Activity in Puerto Rico Decreased in 2015
Island still lags behind internationally according to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor
- Posted May 13, 2016