UPR president meets with federal officials to advance local aeronautical, aerospace industry

University of Puerto Rico (UPR) President Uroyoán Walker Ramos met on Thursday w ...

Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91

A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and bus ...

OFG to take provision on Prepa fuel-purchase line of credit

OFG Bancorp announced Friday that its Oriental Bank subsidiary will place its $2 ...

Women’s Business Institute in Puerto Rico among SBA’s national Small Business Week awardees

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Friday the 2015 Na ...

Acts 20/22 ‘have yet to register significant upswing’
Issued: April 18, 2015
A recent Reuters article questions the effectiveness of tax incentive laws ...

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
Issued: April 18, 2015
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the a ...

NASA launches rocket carrying UPR experiments
Issued: April 18, 2015
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — A rocket carrying student experiments was launched Sa ...

Three Puerto Rico ad agencies form alliance
Issued: April 18, 2015
A trio of Puerto Rico’s leading advertising agencies — de la Cruz & Ass ...

PRSI will be redistricting link in Puerto Rico
Issued: April 18, 2015
The Puerto Rico Statistics Institute (PRSI) announced Friday that it will be the new representative and liaison on the island for the 2020 R ...

NOAA, UPR explore depths of Caribbean Sea
Issued: April 18, 2015
Scientists aboard National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship, Okeanos Explorer, are conducting a series of dives to investi ...

Sabado Gigante ends 53-year run
Issued: April 17, 2015
MIAMI — Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.

NPP legislators demand ouster of Ases director
Issued: April 17, 2015
New Progressive Party (NPP) Reps. María Milagros Charbonier and Rafael Rivera demanded the immediate resignation of the Health Insurance Adm ...

Prepa tapped reserves to stay current on debt payments
Issued: April 17, 2015
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) reportedly withdrew $8.8 million from its reserve funds to make a quarterly bond payment Ap ...

SBA calls for swift approval of Trade Promotion Authority
Issued: April 17, 2015
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator, on Friday called for Congress to approve the Trade Promot ...

Gift cards now subject to law passed last month
Issued: April 17, 2015
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on March 19 approved Act 31 of 2015, the Gift Card Act.

House approves measures to assess Prepa's operational status
Issued: April 17, 2015
During Thursday's session, the House passed several measures to evaluate the operational status of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Author ...

Taubman announces ownership increase in Mall of San Juan
Issued: April 17, 2015
Taubman Centers Inc.announced Thursday the acquisition of an additional 15 percent interest in The Mall of San Juan, bringing Taubman’s owne ...

Global Information Technology Report shows Puerto Rico’s digital paradox
Issued: April 17, 2015
The latest Global Information Technology Report published by the World Economic Forum paints a challenging picture regarding information and ...

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
Issued: April 19, 2015
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:< ...

GOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world
Issued: April 18, 2015
NASHUA, N.H. — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GO ...

Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill
Issued: April 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.

Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery
Issued: April 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from ...

Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff
Issued: April 18, 2015
NASHUA, N.H. — Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying ...

In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise
Issued: April 18, 2015
NEW YORK — New York is increasingly becoming chain store city.

US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach debt deal
Issued: April 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "creat ...

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
Issued: April 17, 2015
NEW YORK — Fear that Greece could default and abandon the euro is rattling global financial markets.

Why banks made more money last quarter
Issued: April 17, 2015
NEW YORK — Wall Street and Main Street gave banks a boost last quarter.

Obama defends pursuit of sweeping trade pact
Issued: April 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday defended his pursuit of a sweeping trade pact as good for American workers in a global economy ...

Fiorina aims to keep Clinton from playing the 'gender card'
Issued: April 17, 2015
NASHUA, N.H. — Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the " ...

Higher US gas prices sparked modest inflation in March
Issued: April 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — Higher-priced gasoline slightly boosted consumer prices in March, a sign that some of the effects of cheaper oil are fading and ...

Developer jailed for kickbacks among Menendez contributors
Issued: April 17, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — Sen. Bob Menendez's legal defense fund raised nearly $1.3 million up until the day before he was indicted on bribery and ...

After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots
Issued: April 17, 2015
NEW YORK — To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots.

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Jamaica's government organizes trade mission to Cuba
Issued: April 18, 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaican government is organizing a trade mission to Cuba with representatives from 18 private sector companies.

Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party
Issued: April 18, 2015
MADRID — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damagi ...

2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote
Issued: April 18, 2015
HAVANA — At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be wat ...

Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle
Issued: April 18, 2015
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.

Global finance leaders see economy strengthening
Issued: April 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — Financial officials from the world's major economies are welcoming modest improvements in the global economy while side-ste ...

China: New bank to enhance international finance system
Issued: April 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — A senior Chinese official says that Beijing's proposed infrastructure bank for Asia is intended to complement and not repla ...

Brazil's Petrobras to release audited financial earnings
Issued: April 17, 2015
SAO PAULO — Brazil's troubled state-owned oil company says it will reveal its estimate on how much it lost in a sweeping kickback scheme ...

Bloomberg blames 'internal network issue' for global outage
Issued: April 17, 2015
LONDON — Bloomberg LP's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for a few hours ...

Garcia Marquez remembered on anniversary of death
Issued: April 17, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — From hundreds of public readings in Mexico to an exhibit in Bogota displaying the typewriter off which flew the pages of ...

Trade talks in Tokyo get push from 'fast-track' deal in US
Issued: April 17, 2015
TOKYO — Top Japan and U.S. trade officials plan to meet this weekend, seeking to close gaps over autos and farm trade before Prime Minister ...

G-20 finance officials confronting global weakness
Issued: April 17, 2015
WASHINGTON — Finance officials from the world's major economies are searching for the right mix of policies to bolster a still-weak glob ...

Pope considering Cuba stop during US trip but no decision
Issued: April 17, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is considering adding a stop in Cuba to his U.S. trip in September but no decision has been made, the Vatican sa ...

Greece finance minister vows compromise in loan talks
Issued: April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON — Greek Finance Minister Yani ...

Greek bond yields soar as debt default fears swell
Issued: April 16, 2015
LONDON — Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs surging Thursday and prompted one prominent U.K. book ...

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