Energy coalition presents to the governor $3.5 billion deal to revamp Prepa

As the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) teeters on the verge of defa ...

Former NY GOP governor Pataki in the race for president

George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success as ...

Tax bill approved by Legislature, awaits governor's signature

On Tuesday, the Puerto Rico House concurred with the Senate’s version of a bill ...

Superyacht marina, MRO facility planned for San Juan port

The Puerto Rico Ports Authority issued earlier this week a request for proposals ...

Cuba removed from US terror list
Issued: May 29, 2015
The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terror ...

Sally Beauty provides update on security investigation
Issued: May 29, 2015
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. updated its customers Friday on its ongoing inve ...

Delta honored as oldest tenant of Muñoz Marín Airport
Issued: May 29, 2015
Delta Air Lines received an honorable mention recognizing it as the oldest ...

New lab can create hurricane conditions on demand
Issued: May 29, 2015
Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into ...

Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
Issued: May 28, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protec ...

TripAdvisor awards Casa Bacardí visitor center ‘Certificate of Excellence’
Issued: May 28, 2015
The Casa Bacardí Visitor Center has been awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" by TripAdvisor, the social network to hotels, resta ...

Horned Dorset files for Chapter 11
Issued: May 28, 2015
The Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Rincón has reportedly filed for federal bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11.

High-net-worth investor survey defines, uncovers planning shortfalls
Issued: May 28, 2015
The 2015 “U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth” survey released Friday identifies what the wealthy consider to be important elements of a ...

Retirement adviser in Puerto Rico among Financial Times’ Top 401
Issued: May 28, 2015
The Financial Times (FT) released Friday its Top 401 Retirement Advisers of 2015. The list recognizes the top financial advisers who special ...

BDO report: Retailers look for growth avenues
Issued: May 28, 2015
Despite upbeat sales projections, strong consumer confidence levels and a host of other positively trending economic indicators, retailers a ...

Technology serving veterans improves patient recovery times, hospital experience
Issued: May 28, 2015
As the world of technology continues to evolve, modern society is living in an era of smartphones, touchscreens, smarter computers, interact ...

San Juan mayor upset NYC cabbie wouldn't take her to Bronx
Issued: May 28, 2015
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz is upset that a New York City taxi driver would not take her to the Bronx.

Tourism Co.: ETI-Puerto Rico a resounding success
Issued: May 28, 2015
Expo de Turismo Internacional (ETI), the first international tourism expo held in the Caribbean, turned out to be a huge success.

Automakers, gov't to reveal models in expanded Takata recall
Issued: May 28, 2015
Automakers and governments are announcing additional models covered by last week's massive expansion of a Takata air bag recall.

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Stocks solidly lower following disappointing economic data
Issued: May 29, 2015
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks sank in late-morning trading Friday, following a disappointing government report that showed the U.S. economy contrac ...

US economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter
Issued: May 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took ...

US economy likely shrank in 1st quarter but rebound expected
Issued: May 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — A brutal winter, plunging investment by energy companies and a widening trade gap likely combined to shrink the U.S. economy at ...

The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs
Issued: May 29, 2015
NEW YORK — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American c ...

Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconduct
Issued: May 29, 2015
CHICAGO — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3 ...

Madoff accountant sentenced to home detention
Issued: May 28, 2015
NEW YORK — A former accountant who certified fake financial records hiding Bernard Madoff's epic Ponzi scheme was sentenced on Thursday ...

US stocks fall slightly; Greece debt deadline looms
Issued: May 28, 2015
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell slightly Thursday, following a sell-off in the Chinese market and continued worries about the approaching debt p ...

Oil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming
Issued: May 28, 2015
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline were off-limits to surfing and swimming Thursda ...

FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms
Issued: May 28, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department's targeting of FIFA, soccer's global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role ...

FCC head seeks to narrow 'digital divide' with new proposal
Issued: May 28, 2015
NEW YORK — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the ...

US jobless aid applications rose last week; total still low
Issued: May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.87%
Issued: May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the ...

Pending US home sales jump to strongest level in 9 years
Issued: May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is s ...

Uber, Lyft push back against proposed NYC regulations
Issued: May 28, 2015
NEW YORK — Uber and Lyft are pushing back against a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services.

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Greece still weighs on markets as China stocks see-saw again
Issued: May 29, 2015
LONDON — Ongoing uncertainty over the state of Greek bailout talks and further market volatility in China kept stocks in check on Friday.

Vatican's anti-money laundering norms taking hold
Issued: May 29, 2015
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's financial watchdog agency said Friday it received 147 reports of suspicious financial transactions last yea ...

Greek bank deposits fall to lowest in more than a decade
Issued: May 29, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek bank deposits have fallen to their lowest in more than a decade, new statistics show, as Greeks worried about their n ...

China stocks extend fall, investors jittery after big tumble
Issued: May 29, 2015
HONG KONG — Chinese stocks seesawed on Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off while other world benchmarks were u ...

Ruble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revival
Issued: May 29, 2015
MOSCOW — Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After being the world's second worst-performing currency against the dollar last yea ...

Blatter says vote for Russia, Qatar the root of FIFA crisis
Issued: May 29, 2015
ZURICH — The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body's decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two W ...

Greece could use 'Zambia' option as progress on deal unclear
Issued: May 28, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece and rescue lenders remained at odds over whether the two sides are close to a breakthrough in negotiations, as the I ...

Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal
Issued: May 28, 2015
ZURICH — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery an ...

Major construction at NKorea rocket site, US institute says
Issued: May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON — Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea's main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong ...

Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must work
Issued: May 28, 2015
HYDERABAD, India — Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool ...

Croatian dilemma: Oil in the Adriatic, or tourism
Issued: May 28, 2015
MEDULIN, Croatia — Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow ...

Visa becomes first FIFA sponsor to warn it could jump ship
Issued: May 28, 2015
LONDON — Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global gove ...

Global stocks down as Shanghai sinks, Greece deadline looms
Issued: May 28, 2015
TOKYO — Chinese shares dived Thursday after big gains in the past three months and other global stock markets were mostly lower as a deadlin ...

Asia stocks uneven as Greece deadline looms, Tokyo gains
Issued: May 28, 2015
TOKYO — Asian stocks were uneven Thursday as hopes in Europe for a Greek bailout were welcomed by some regional markets and a cheap yen kept ...

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