All posts by Michelle Kantrow

Congress to review PREPA debt restructuring deal
March 22, 2017, No Comments

The Congressional Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing today on the status of t ...

DACO, Retailers Assoc. to orient on use of reusable bags
March 16, 2017, No Comments

The Retail Trade Association, which groups major local and multinational chains, has joined efforts with the Consumer Af ...

February car sales up 9.1% in PR driven by fleet sales
March 16, 2017, No Comments

The United Group of Automobile Importers announced Wednesday that car sales in Puerto Rico were up 9.1 percent year-over ...

Treasury: Medicinal cannabis could net $14M in revenue
March 15, 2017, No Comments

A framework for the legal sale of medical cannabis would generate a new source of revenue for Puerto Rico, to the tune o ...

Ample reactions after Oversight Board OKs fiscal plan
March 14, 2017, No Comments

Representatives from a cross-section of the economy expressed their opinions Monday in the wake of the the Financial Ove ...

P.R. Football Club kicking off 2nd season with high goals
March 13, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Football Club is gearing up to start its second regular season, hosting more local games than last year, ...

Gov’t suspends $1.8B in special assignments, tax credits
March 8, 2017, No Comments

The government of Puerto Rico released an administrative order Tuesday suspending some $1.8 billion in special assignmen ...

Planning Board revises data for ’16; P.R. GDP drops 1.1%
March 6, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Planning Board revised the island’s macroeconomic data for the end of fiscal 2016, reflecting a decrea ...

Insurance sector creates $185M, 30K jobs for economy
March 3, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s insurance industry represents $185 million in economic contributions to the government’s coffers and g ...

P.R. bankruptcies down 14.5% year-over-year in Feb.
March 3, 2017, No Comments

The island's bankruptcy filings dropped in February, when 14.5 percent fewer cases were submitted to the court, versus t ...