Archive for June, 2015

P.R. governor creates work group to restructure debt
June 30, 2015, No Comments

Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García-Padilla announced Monday a multi-pronged plan to address the island’s fiscal crisis ...

Puerto Rico gets $180K for reemployment services
June 30, 2015, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday it has awarded $80 million to workforce agencies in 44 states and in Puert ...

Puerto Rico to host ICANN conference in fall of 2016
June 29, 2015, No Comments

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, known as ICANN, will host its third public meeting of 2016 in P ...

Toyota Foundation opens environmental grant cycle
June 29, 2015, No Comments

The Toyota Foundation recently opened this year’s environmental grant cycle, allocating $100,000 to subsidize the work ...

FHLBNY opens 2015 board of directors election process
June 29, 2015, No Comments

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York recently began formally soliciting nominations for candidates to serve on its boa ...

Columbus Communications donates $120K to nonprofits
June 29, 2015, No Comments

Columbus Communications and its local division Columbus Business Solutions recently delivered a donation of $60,000 each ...

Popular Community Bank inaugurates new NY HQs
June 26, 2015, 1 Comment

High-ranking Popular Inc. executives were in this city this week to inaugurate the new headquarters for its Popular Comm ...

Total Petroleum to invest $32M in Puerto Rico
June 25, 2015, 1 Comment

Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. announced Wednesday plans to invest some $32 million to expand and renew its terminal ...

Seguros Múltiples to offer compulsory insurance
June 25, 2015, No Comments

Starting July 1, the Cooperativa de Seguros Multiples will begin competing in the compulsory insurance market with a new ...

Treasury ‘ready’ to handle sales tax rate increase
June 24, 2015, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Treasury Department is prepared to handle the change rate of the Sales and Use Tax to 11.5 percent, from ...