Archive for October, 2016

Plastic bags will take months to disappear after ban
October 31, 2016, No Comments

The ban on disposable plastic shopping bag kicks in Dec. 30, but though Puerto Rico’s retailers have had a year to pre ...

Fiscal board submits names for revitalization coordinator
October 31, 2016, No Comments

The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico announced Sunday it has submitted the names of three candid ...

SBA OKs $95.5M in loans in P.R., USVI in Fiscal ’16
October 31, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration approved $95.5 million in loans to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. V ...

Op-Ed: Making a promise to Puerto Rico
October 31, 2016, No Comments

When Roosevelt Roads Naval Station ceased operations in 2004, the surrounding region suffered a significant population a ...

Christiansen Insurance Group joins Assurex Global
October 31, 2016, No Comments

Christiansen Insurance Group (CIG), a local insurance brokerage firm established in Puerto Rico, has joined Assurex Glob ...

Pawa Dominicana to offer scheduled flights to U.S.
October 31, 2016, No Comments

Pawa Dominicana will mark a new milestone in the Caribbean's aviation industry with the arrival of its first passenger s ...

SME study: 53% of P.R.’s adults scale back on purchases
October 28, 2016, 1 Comment

More than half, or 53 percent of Puerto Rico’s adult population, confirmed in a recent study that they have stopped bu ...

$10M El Mercado de Paseo Caribe opens in San Juan
October 28, 2016, No Comments

CPG Real Estate announced Thursday the opening of El Mercado de Paseo Caribe, a unique food and entertainment concept th ...

New stores, revamped tenants at Plaza Las Américas
October 28, 2016, No Comments

Hato Rey mega-mall Plaza Las Américas is gearing up for the holiday season with the arrival of several new stores, as w ...

PAR Technology lands $5.2M subcontract in P.R.
October 28, 2016, No Comments

PAR Technology Corporation announced Thursday that its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation, has been awarded a $5.2 mi ...