Archive for January, 2013

AGP urges construction sector to join job creation effort
January 31, 2013, No Comments

Recognizing that the construction sector has been going through a prolonged rough patch, Gov. Alejandro García-Padilla ...

BlackBerry betting on redesign to get back in game
January 31, 2013, No Comments

Research in Motion, now officially known as BlackBerry, launched Wednesday two versions of its celebrated smartphones an ...

Treasury Dept. starts distributing ’12 tax return forms
January 31, 2013, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Treasury Department announced Wednesday it has begun the task of distributing 2012 tax booklets, putting ...

CRIM seeking $9M in damages from tech provider
January 30, 2013, No Comments

The Municipal Revenue Collections Center is suing New York-based Infor Inc. for $9 million in damages related to the pro ...

Pierluisi calls PR-USVI rum rivalry a ‘race to the bottom’
January 30, 2013, No Comments

Puerto Rico isn’t a country, so unlike most of its English-speaking Caribbean neighbors, it doesn’t have an embassy ...

Puerto Rico lottery tickets now sold at vending machines
January 30, 2013, No Comments

Puerto Rico lottery players now have a new option through which to buy their tickets: brightly colored, free-standing, s ...

Microsoft releases Office 365 software suite
January 30, 2013, No Comments

Microsoft Corp. unveiled Tuesday its new Office 365 software suite, a reinvention of the company’s flagship Office pro ...

Restaurant operator IRSI adding 2 more eateries to chain
January 30, 2013, No Comments

International Restaurant Services Inc. will be expanding its presence in Puerto Rico this year with the addition of two ...

CARICOM envoys vow to take rum complaints to WTO
January 29, 2013, No Comments

WASHINGTON — Diplomats representing the 15-member Caribbean Community have begun a public lobbying campaign against th ...

NY Fed to host forum for Puerto Rico small biz owners
January 29, 2013, No Comments

As part of its commitment to small businesses in the Second District, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will cosponso ...