Archive for May, 2011

Banco Santander nabs SBA platinum award
May 31, 2011, No Comments

Banco Santander de Puerto Rico recently received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s platinum award for its parti ...

PPPA confirms 2 groups in the running for highway privatization project
May 31, 2011, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority has confirmed Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were the front-runn ...

Suiza Fruit launches promotional campaign
May 31, 2011, No Comments

Fruit juice brand Suiza Fruit launched Tuesday a new promotional effort under the “Thirst for the Road with Suiza Frui ...

Pridco assigns $100K matching grant to UPR food tech program
May 31, 2011, No Comments

The University of Puerto Rico’s Mayagüez Campus is getting $100,000 in financing from the Puerto Rico Industrial Deve ...

First BanCorp sells 24.9% stake to private equity firm
May 31, 2011, No Comments

After many months of talk that it would sell its operation off partially or entirely to offset its financial problems, F ...

Proposed $500M waste-to-energy plant in Arecibo would adopt U.S. methods
May 31, 2011, 7 Comments

Puerto Rico residents generate between 11,000 and 12,000 tons of waste, or about five pounds per person, every day that ...

Ferry service to the D.R. sets sail June 1
May 30, 2011, No Comments

Marine Express and America Cruise Ferries will begin offering passenger ferry service between the port of Mayagüez and ...

Most banks closed on Memorial Day, BBVA operating half-day
May 30, 2011, No Comments

The majority of Puerto Rico’s banks will remain closed today, in observance of Memorial Day, resuming operations Tuesd ...

National P.R. Coalition asks FCC to approve ATT/T-Mobile merger
May 28, 2011, No Comments

Washington, D.C.-based National Puerto Rican Coalition threw it support behind the proposed merger between AT&T and ...

Medical device maker Boston Scientific recalls catheter sold in P.R., USVI
May 28, 2011, No Comments

Massachussetts-based Boston Scientific on Friday announced the recall of more than 29,000 of its iCross Coronary Imaging ...