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 submitted HR 4280, known as the “Puerto Rico Supplemental Nutrition Assistance P ...

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

The Federal Communications Commission is reviewing Universal Service Fund rates, proposing a drop to 17.4 percent from t ...

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

Administration officials discussed Moody’s Investors Service’s decision to cut the Puerto Rico Electric Power Author ...

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

Fondita de Jesús, a nonprofit serving Puerto Rico's homeless population, has developed an energy efficiency project at ...

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 in five years fro ...

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

PRISA Group and McConnell Valdés Consulting Inc. announced the construction of the $49.5 million Hyatt Place Bayamón & ...