Archive for July, 2012

Green Energy Fund to dole out $4M in subsidies
July 31, 2012, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Green Energy Fund will be assigning $4 million in subsidies to develop “green” projects for homes an ...

SBA names new deputy district director for Puerto Rico, USVI
July 31, 2012, No Comments

U.S. Small Business Administration Region II Administrator Jorge Silva-Puras announced Monday the appointment of María ...

Tourist taxis racing into future with new GPS, credit card payment system
July 31, 2012, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s tourist taxi fleet is racing into the 21st century through the adoption of new multimedia equipment able ...

AT&T dials into island’s home phone market
July 31, 2012, No Comments

AT&T de Puerto Rico is looking to take a bite out of the island’s residential telephone market with the introduction o ...

Open Mobile hires new CEO
July 30, 2012, No Comments

Wireless carrier Open Mobile has hired a new chief executive officer, Juan Saca, to lead its Puerto Rico operations. Sac ...

Op-Ed: Jobs are scarce, but so is the will to work
July 30, 2012, 6 Comments

Undoubtedly we’re in tough economic times: job opportunities are scarce, professional talent abounds, and budgets and ...

Olympic squad armed with Vanilla Visa gift cards
July 30, 2012, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s Olympic delegation traveled to London with $1,200 worth of Vanilla Visa gift cards to cover their expens ...

Ford dealerships become ‘one-stop shops’
July 30, 2012, No Comments

Starting this week, Ford dealerships become “one-stop shops” by including tire sales inside their facilities. Starti ...

S&P cuts gov’t Retirement System outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’
July 27, 2012, No Comments

For the second time in the last week, Puerto Rico’s credit ratings have been under scrutiny by stateside agencies. Thi ...

Office Depot to honor local educators during ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’
July 27, 2012, No Comments

Office supplies and services retailer Office Depot will be hosting thousands of teachers at select retail stores across ...