Archive for September, 2011

Sabana Grande small biz owner takes national SBA honor
September 30, 2011, 2 Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration named Oscar Quiles, president of Pentaq Manufacturing Corp. in Sábana Grande the ...

P.R. DOJ joins fight against AT&T/T-Mobile merger
September 30, 2011, No Comments

Saying that the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile would “hinder wireless market competition,” the Puerto Ric ...

Medtronic pumping $50M into Juncos complex, adding 200 jobs in 3 years
September 30, 2011, No Comments

Medical device maker Medtronic will be pumping $50 million into expanding its Juncos operation in the next three years, ...

Senate chief disconnects TRB nominee’s ‘fast-track’ confirmation
September 30, 2011, No Comments

To the apparent relief of a coalition of the island’s major telecommunications companies, Senate President Thomas Rive ...

Pierluisi meets with private sector, labor leaders on incentives, jobs
September 30, 2011, No Comments

Representatives from more than a dozen labor unions and the private sector met with Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluis ...

Tourism Company unveils new ’12 campaign at PRHTA convention
September 30, 2011, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Tourism Company unveiled its promotions, marketing and public relations plans for the 2011-12 tourism se ...

BBVA Auto participating in islandwide weekend car sale event
September 30, 2011, 1 Comment

BBVA Auto, one of the island’s largest vehicle financing firms, will be participating during this weekend’s “The S ...

Fusionworks garners international recognition
September 30, 2011, No Comments

Local software developer Fusionworks recently received an international award from SAP, picking it as the regional winne ...

Popular completes sale of non-performing loan portfolio
September 29, 2011, No Comments

Popular Inc. announced Thursday that its subsidiary Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, completed the sale of a portfolio of m ...

Telecom industry balks at possible Escudero confirmation to TRB
September 29, 2011, 1 Comment

Concerned about a possible “loss of balance” at the Telecommunications Regulatory Board, a coalition of telecom comp ...