Archive for July, 2014

Hoteliers tell Senate of ‘Porta del Sol’ shortcomings
July 31, 2014, No Comments

The head of the Puerto Rico Small Inn Owners Association, Tomás Ramírez, told lawmakers Wednesday that the so-called P ...

Engineers, Surveyors host Costa Concordia conference
July 31, 2014, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Professional College of Engineers and Surveyors will present a conference on the rescue of the Costa Con ...

Panel warns of Caribbean’s dependence on Petrocaribe
July 31, 2014, No Comments

With the Venezuelan economy worsening and residents of Caracas unable to buy diapers or even toilet paper due to foreign ...

Meet Puerto Rico establishes ‘Customer Advisory Board’
July 31, 2014, No Comments

Meet Puerto Rico, the organization in charge of bringing groups and conventions to Puerto Rico, announced the creation o ...

Ponce nonprofit gets $20K from Monsanto Fund
July 31, 2014, No Comments

The Centro Madre Dominga Casa Belén in Ponce received a $20,000 donation from the Monsanto Fund to install a new comput ...

Colombia pursues exchange with Puerto Rican IT sector
July 29, 2014, No Comments

NEW YORK — Colombia, a country that in the first quarter of 2014 saw an economic growth of 6.4 percent year-over-year, ...

Oriental grants $1.4M loan to Bettina Cosmetics Inc.
July 29, 2014, No Comments

Oriental Bank’s corporate banking division recently granted Puerto Rican company Bettina Cosmetics Inc. a loan exceedi ...

UTC Aerospace Systems expands Puerto Rico presence
July 23, 2014, No Comments

UTC Aerospace Systems announced Tuesday, in tandem with the government that it has created more than 200 jobs in recent ...

Gamers gather in Santurce for electronic gaming tourney
July 23, 2014, No Comments

More than 350 gamers converged in Santurce this past Saturday to participate in the “Optico Fiber Gaming — No Lag Al ...

Op-Ed: Money v. power, Like Lebron, I choose the power of impact
July 23, 2014, 1 Comment

Earlier this month, the world shook when NBA star Lebron James decided to leave roughly $30 million of guaranteed money ...