Archive for April, 2016

P.R., USVI get $566K in US Labor Dept. grants
April 29, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday awarded $112 million to 50 state and territorial workforce agencies, including ...

SME study: 2M+ people in P.R. are online daily
April 29, 2016, No Comments

More than 2 million people in Puerto Rico interact daily on a social network through their phone, computer or tablet — ...

The Bookmark opens 2nd local shop at Plaza Carolina
April 29, 2016, No Comments

With an investment upward of $100,000, The Bookmark is partnering with book publishing company Penguin Random House to l ...

CNE stresses ‘sense of urgency’ for Congressional action
April 29, 2016, No Comments

Center for a New Economy representatives on Thursday stressed the urgency for Congressional action, but cautioned that a ...

SBA loans in P.R., USVI reach $43.8M in 1st half of FY ’16
April 28, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration approved 335 loans for $43.8 million in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands d ...

P.R. retail sales down 3.71% year-over-year in Jan.
April 28, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico retail sales started 2016 in a slump, reflecting a 3.71 percent year-over-year drop in January, or $113.3 mi ...

New stores arriving to Plaza del Caribe, Mall of San Juan
April 28, 2016, No Comments

A lineup of new retail tenants is opening at two Puerto Rico malls, Plaza del Caribe in Ponce and The Mall of San Juan i ...

Tourism Co.: Zika has hit less than 0.5% of P.R. residents
April 28, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Tourism Co. on Wednesday confirmed it is doing “everything in its power” to protect visitors to the ...

Echar Pa’lante, Georgia Tech foster entrepreneurship
April 28, 2016, No Comments

The multi-sectorial “Echar Pa’lante” alliance sponsored by Banco Popular recently joined forces with the Georgia I ...

AT&T’s ‘Puede Esperar’ pitch targets Spanish speakers
April 28, 2016, No Comments

Wireless carrier AT&T unveiled Wednesday it’s new “Puede Esperar” campaign targeting Spanish-speaking Hispanics on ...