Archive for September, 2017

Wireless connectivity at 33% capacity, COWs arrive
September 30, 2017, 2 Comments

Puerto Rico’s wireless telecommunications service is at 33 percent capacity, as carriers continue working 24/7 to rest ...

USDA ships food boxes to PR, USVI for hurricane victims
September 30, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico families struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane María have started receiving assistance in the form of fo ...

Oriental CEO: It will be long journey, but PR will rebound
September 29, 2017, 1 Comment

Puerto Rico has been living through a storm for the past 12 years, and as with every storm, it has experienced different ...

US House OKs bill giving PR employers income tax credit
September 28, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Thursday legislation that will enable employers in Puerto Rico to get an income ...

FHLBNY makes $1B in disaster relief funding available
September 28, 2017, 1 Comment

In response to the severe and extensive damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and María, the Federal Home Loan Bank ...

JetBlue unveils 100x35JetBlue PR hurricane relief effort
September 28, 2017, No Comments

JetBlue, the largest airline in Puerto Rico, today announced a multifaceted program to support both short-term relief an ...

DDR assessing damage to 12 malls, re-opening uncertain
September 28, 2017, No Comments

DDR Corp., which manages 12 malls throughout Puerto Rico, said today its Plaza Palma Real shopping center in Humacao sus ...

PREPA bondholders offer $1B to support recovery work
September 27, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Bondholder Group announced that its members have offered a debtor in po ...

Gov’t: Trucks en-route to gas stations, under escort
September 27, 2017, No Comments

Federal agents began escorting 91 trucks to supply gasoline to local stations, 108 of which have security provided by th ...

Local banks give clients 3-month reprieve on payments
September 27, 2017, No Comments

Two of the island’s major banks, Banco Popular and FirstBank, stepped up Tuesday to help consumers during the hurrican ...