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Santander US provides post-Hurricane Irma relief
September 15, 2017, No Comments

Santander U.S. announced it has taken immediate steps to assist customers affected by Hurricane Irma, pledging $100,000 ...

Liberty PR installs telecom services for Irma evacuees
September 15, 2017, No Comments

Liberty Puerto Rico and its business division, Liberty Business, installed a special telecommunications infrastructure f ...

Google raises $2M in 24 hrs. for Hurricane Irma relief
September 15, 2017, No Comments

Internet giant Google raised $2 million in less than 24 hours to help victims of Hurricane Irma, which tore through the ...

Oriental to waive late fees for September loan payments
September 14, 2017, No Comments

OFG Bancorp announced that its Oriental Bank subsidiary will not charge late-payment fees for September loan payments, e ...

USDA lets USVI use SNAP benefits to buy hot foods
September 14, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a temporary waiver that will allow participants in the USDA’s Supplemental ...

Green Energy Fund application deadline set for Oct. 27
September 14, 2017, No Comments

The State Office for Energy Public Policy (OEPPE, by its initials in Spanish) announced it has postponed the deadline to ...

Moody’s: Hurricane Irma further cripples PREPA
September 13, 2017, No Comments

Hurricane Irma will have negative implications for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s liquidity and cause furt ...

PR becomes ‘transient hub’ for tourists across Caribbean
September 13, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s tourism infrastructure has allowed the island to resume regular operations of hotels, sites and attracti ...

US Dept. of Labor to help in Hurricane Irma recovery
September 13, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor, in cooperation with state and local partners, is setting aside funding and will be making ...

PR economic activity down 2.1% year-over-year in July
September 13, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s economic activity took a 2.1 percent dive in July 2017, when compared to the same month last year, accor ...