All posts by Lorraine Blasor

P.R.’s restaurant sector optimistic despite challenges
January 30, 2017, No Comments

People in Puerto Rico are spending less when dining outside the home, but they are still eating out and that is good new ...

Nestle’s Café by Chip franchise to enter P.R. market
December 9, 2016, No Comments

When yogurt meets coffee and cake, you get a crowd or the latest franchise concept to hit the island.

Harbormaster Development looks to build $10M marina
December 8, 2016, No Comments

Hopes of expanding Puerto Rico’s boating industry could get a buoyant lift with the planned construction of a new, $10 ...

Columbus Landing renews controversy in Aguadilla
November 21, 2016, 9 Comments

Economic development and the natural environment are frequently at odds in Puerto Rico and the latest example of this co ...

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 ...

Departamento de la Comida expanding scope
October 24, 2016, No Comments

A pioneer in Puerto Rico’s farm-to-table movement, Departamento de La Comida is expanding its scope.

Economy strangling P.R. nonprofits, United Way says
September 26, 2016, No Comments

In Puerto Rico’s embattled economy, everyone is at risk. Nonprofit organizations are no exception.

Club Náutico de San Juan invests $1.5M in its future
August 22, 2016, No Comments

A multi-million dollar investment, an upcoming fish tournament and an interest in FADs are currently on the radar of the ...

Medical cannabis industry steadily taking off in P.R.
August 15, 2016, 1 Comment

Step by step, Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis industry is getting off the ground. It promises benefits for patients and ...

1st trade mission to Mexico in 12 years underway
June 28, 2016, No Comments

Fusionworks Inc. closed its office in Mexico City earlier this year but that hardly means this Condado-based business an ...