Archive for December, 2016

P.R. retail sales jump $85.1M year-over-year in Sept.
December 30, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s retail sales jumped by $85.1 million in September when compared to the same month in 2015, exceeding the ...

Plaza Las Américas Sizzler reopens after $1.5M revamp
December 30, 2016, No Comments

Following a $1.5 million make over, the Sizzler casual dining restaurant located at Plaza Las Américas will reopen toda ...

P.R.’s 1st medical cannabis pharmaceutical gets licensed
December 30, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s first medical cannabis pharmaceutical company, IMC Corp., has been given the go-ahead to start operation ...

Gov-elect names ex-Telecom Board chief back to post
December 29, 2016, No Comments

Gov.-elect Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday re-appointed former Telecommunications Regulatory Board president Sandra Torre ...

DCDB Group to offer enhanced services to P.R. banks
December 29, 2016, 1 Comment

DCDB Group, a global financial services consultancy firm, and Elevation, the consulting arm of NACHA–The Electronic Pa ...

Oriental offers professional tips to 300 college students
December 29, 2016, No Comments

As part of its corporate social responsibility program, Oriental Bank officials recently offered a lecture to about 300 ...

PREPA makes $192.5M January bond interest payment
December 28, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority announced Wednesday the payment of $192.5 million in interest on its power reve ...

Report: U.S. jobs in most demand in finance, accounting
December 28, 2016, No Comments

Job opportunities across the United States are mostly in the areas of finance and accounting, which during the 12-month ...

Novus shoe retailer opens 1st store in South Florida
December 28, 2016, 1 Comment

Puerto Rican shoe retailer Novus Inc. announced the opening of its first store in the U.S. mainland, located in the Pemb ...

Zapping Zika: P.R. Tourism Co. optimistic for ’17
December 27, 2016, No Comments

Experiencing a 96 percent reduction in the number of new Zika cases since the peak in October 2016, the Puerto Rico Tour ...