Archive for March, 2012

Telecom Board puts prepaid mobile phone registry on ‘indefinite’ hold
March 30, 2012, 1 Comment

The implementation of the terms of Law 280, which established a mandatory prepaid mobile phone registry, has been postpo ...

Local engineers gear up for Panama Canal conference
March 30, 2012, No Comments

A group of local engineers is gearing up to participate in the upcoming Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and ...

Pierluisi pursuing $457M for P.R. low-income residents through SNAP program inclusion
March 29, 2012, No Comments

Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi on Wednesday submitted HR 4280, known as the “Puerto Rico Supplemental Nutrition ...

FCC proposing slight drop to Universal Service Fund charge
March 29, 2012, No Comments

As it does every quarter, the Federal Communications Commission is reviewing the rates that telephone companies must cha ...

GDB ‘expected’ power authority’s credit ratings cut, moving forward on $475M bond issue
March 29, 2012, No Comments

Gov. Luis Fortuño administration officials took Moody’s Investors Service’s decision to cut the Puerto Rico Electri ...

Nonprofit Fondita de Jesús completes $100K energy-saving project
March 29, 2012, No Comments

Fondita de Jesús, a nonprofit organization that helps the homeless, has developed a solar energy project and installed ...

FirstBank refocuses to pursue small and mid-sized businesses
March 28, 2012, No Comments

FirstBank Puerto Rico is looking to triple its market share of small- and mid-sized business customers over the next fiv ...

DuPont Electronics invests $40M in Manatí plant
March 28, 2012, No Comments

Electronics and crop protection products maker DuPont Electronics is investing $40 million to expand its Manatí plant, ...

Op-Ed: The power of ‘word-of-mouth’ marketing
March 28, 2012, No Comments

Even in an age of modern and high-tech communication, the most powerful and effective means of generating new business i ...

Construction starts on $49.5M Hyatt Place hotel in Bayamón
March 26, 2012, No Comments

Construction of the $49.5 million Hyatt Place Bayamón & Tropical Casino, which marks the return of the hotel chain to t ...