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Executives from all walks of life share their expert opinions and analysis.

Op-Ed: Why is it ‘yes’ to them and ‘no’ to us?
July 7, 2016, No Comments

For years it has been a customary practice to provide incentives to large foreign companies and chain stores that decide ...

Op-Ed: Expert — P.R. bankruptcy protection ‘overdue’
June 6, 2016, No Comments

After months of negotiation, U.S. House Republicans introduced a bill that would help Puerto Rico deal with its $69 bill ...

Op-Ed: Origins of the Puerto Rico fiscal crisis
May 12, 2016, 1 Comment

Puerto Rico is facing a severe fiscal crisis. Observers agree that the island’s public entities are unable to repay th ...

Op-Ed: P.R. banking sector fully transformed in 10 years
April 12, 2016, 1 Comment

In the past 10 years, the size of the local economy has shrunk by 14 percent, total employment has dropped by 21 percent ...

Op-Ed: Who should file US individual income tax return?
April 8, 2016, No Comments

Every U.S. citizen is subject to the provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code ("USIRC") regardless of their ...

Op-Ed: Knowing the risks of pesticide poisonings
April 4, 2016, No Comments

One year ago, a family on vacation on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands was poisoned by methyl bromide, a harmful pest ...

Op-Ed: Customs offers travel tips for Easter holiday
March 21, 2016, No Comments

More than 5 million individuals are processed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in a year arriving from int ...

Op-Ed: Painted into a corner
March 18, 2016, No Comments

So, here we find ourselves. A mere eight months away from the general elections, with a cast of characters in the local ...

Op-Ed: P.R. action plan-What should taxpayers look for?
March 11, 2016, No Comments

Very soon, the House Committee on Natural Resources is expected to release draft legislation designed to address Puerto ...

Op-Ed: ’09-’14, Huge inflow of resources with no growth
March 4, 2016, No Comments

In the years between 2009 and 2014, the economy of Puerto Rico had an inflow of funds (federal government and other sour ...