July 20, 2018

Federal gov’t extends credit line to P.R. gov’t for disaster loans

July 19, 2018

IEEFA: Effects of oil-purchase scandal undermine PREPA privatization, contract-reform initiatives

July 19, 2018

Rosselló taps former PRASA chief Ortiz to head Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

July 19, 2018

Report finds retail prices in P.R. unaffected by Jones Act

July 18, 2018

Facebook shows social media tools to help P.R’s SMEs grow their businesses

ECONOMY

Moody’s: P.R.’s economy will shrink 6-7% in ’18

Following a contraction of 6.2 percent in 2017, Moody’s Credit Standards and Strategy Group expects Puerto Rico’s economy to shrink by another 6 percent to 7 percent this year, with some rebound in the second half of the year, supported by rebuilding activity. In the report, the credit ratings agency further noted that by the end of 2019, the island’s economy will be 5 percent smaller in real terms than it was before the back-to-back hurricanes that slammed Puerto Rico in September 2017. “The combination of the island’s weak finances, extensive physical damage, accelerated

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Tropical Wave Beryl, July 09 2018
Tropical Wave Beryl, July 09 2018
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British Entrepreneur Keith St. Clair unveils newest project in Puerto Rico
British Entrepreneur Keith St. Clair unveils newest project in Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico is set to get its first digital film production studios
Puerto Rico is set to get its first digital film production studios
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Atento CEO Alejandro Reynal reopens Caguas, Puerto Rico call center
Atento CEO Alejandro Reynal reopens Caguas, Puerto Rico call center
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Film Investment Fund seeks to jumpstart Puerto Rico projects
Film Investment Fund seeks to jumpstart Puerto Rico projects
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AUTO

Auto

Next-generation Jeep Wrangler to hit P.R. roads

The Jeep brand announced the Puerto Rico arrival of the new generation of the icon of the brand, the Jeep Wrangler, designed to remain true to its 77-year legacy, automaker executives said. The veh

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P.R.’s new car sales grow 37.3% in April driven by insurance payments

New car sales in Puerto Rico reached 8,105 units in April, representing a 37.3 percent increase over the 5,903 units sold during the same month last year, the United Group of Automobile Importers (kno

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Hyundai de Puerto Rico ushers in new president, redesigned Accent ’18

Automaker Hyundai de Puerto Rico announced the arrival of a new CEO for its brand in Puerto Rico, Tatsuo Takahashi, who takes over the reins of the operation as new and redesigned vehicles are intro

ENVIRONMENT

EPA Plans to award $316K to P.R. for beach water quality monitoring

As tourism continues to recover in Puerto Rico after two devastating hurricanes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to award up $316,000 to the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board to help protect beachgoers, contingent upon the number of eligible recipients that apply for grant funds nationwide and the availability of funding. “Enjoying the beach is a quintessential pastime for Americans every summer,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “Through EPA’s BEACH grants, we are ensuring communities across the country can keep their beaches safe and enjoyable for all.” “Helping Puerto Rico recover