Archive for February, 2012

Vieques Hix Island House hotel opens new $1M addition
February 29, 2012, No Comments

Casa Solaris, the newest addition to the eco-friendly Hix Island House hotel in this island municipality, quietly opened ...

Oriental launches IRA campaign to benefit nonprofits
February 29, 2012, No Comments

Looking to lend a hand to Puerto Rico nonprofits, Oriental Bank & Trust is taking a different approach to its IRA progra ...

CPA Society recycling event collects 17K lbs. of e-waste
February 29, 2012, No Comments

During its “Electronic Equipment Recycling Day” event, the Puerto Rico CPA Society collected more than 17,000 pounds ...

Claro opens kiosks inside JCPenney
February 29, 2012, No Comments

Claro Puerto Rico recently struck an agreement with retailer JCPenney to open point-of-sale kiosks at the Plaza las Amé ...

U.S. Dept. of Labor releases additional $8.5M for hurricane cleanup
February 29, 2012, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor has released another $8.5 million in emergency funding to continue Hurricane Irene cleanup ...

Mayagüez ferry operator to expand service to 3 islands, add 100 jobs
February 27, 2012, No Comments

America Cruise Ferries plans to expand its ferry service from Puerto Rico to St. Martin, Guadalupe and Martinica by 2013 ...

Amgen, UPR join to launch BioTALENTS program
February 27, 2012, No Comments

Amgen has teamed up with the University of Puerto Rico and private universities to launch its BioTALENTS program.

PRMA, trade groups to pick up Section 933A lobbying efforts
February 27, 2012, No Comments

A delegation composed by members of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association and other trade groups belonging to the Pr ...

Op-Ed: Government contracting 101: 5 winning tips
February 27, 2012, No Comments

The Small Business Administration offers Puerto Rico small businesses tips on how to succesfully bid for federal governm ...

CHTIC ’12 to be held April 24-26 in San Juan
February 27, 2012, No Comments

The 16th Annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference is scheduled for April 24-26 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.