Archive for December, 2010

Stateside analyst firm notes Popular Inc, Oriental’s ’10 performances
December 31, 2010, No Comments

Digital financial media company TheStreet.com this week included two local banks in its list of “Bank Stock Awards” ...

P.R. gets $1M from U.S. Dept. of Labor for clean-up works
December 31, 2010, No Comments

Puerto Rico has received $1 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Emergency Grant program to continue c ...

Agriculture asks court for 10 more days to determine new milk prices
December 30, 2010, No Comments

The Agriculture Department on Thursday filed a motion at the U.S. District Court for Puerto Rico requesting an additiona ...

PRT to save millions in operational costs due to FCC decision
December 29, 2010, No Comments

Puerto Rico Telephone recently scored a regulatory victory that will produce millions in operational savings, as a resul ...

Gov’t mulling GO bond sale
December 28, 2010, No Comments

After two years of staying away from such transactions, the Commonwealth is considering a sale of general obligation bon ...

American Airlines further reducing local operations
December 28, 2010, No Comments

Dallas-Fort Worth-based American Airlines, Puerto Rico's dominant air carrier, will be cutting five more routes from its ...

Best Buy announces $1.2M scholarship program
December 28, 2010, No Comments

Minneapolis-based retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. announced Monday the launch of its 2011 “@15 Scholarship” progr ...

Thousands stranded at LMM as blizzard blankets Northeast
December 27, 2010, No Comments

Nearly two dozen flights in and out of the Luis Muñoz Marín Airport in Carolina were grounded Monday, leaving about 2, ...

Pharma sector growth pinned at 2.5% in ’11
December 27, 2010, No Comments

esearch firm Business Monitor International on Monday predicted that Puerto Rico's pharmaceutical industry will show a s ...

Android handset sales expected to grow in ’11
December 27, 2010, No Comments

The sale and popularity of smartphones running on the Android operating system is expected to explode in 2011, driven by ...