All posts in Hurricane María

Puerto Rico has been hit by the most devastating hurricane in the last 80 years. This section includes ongoing coverage in the wake of Hurricane María, and its effects on the island’s different economic sectors.

PR Funders Network launch FORWARD PR Fund
October 12, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Funders Network has launches the FORWARD Puerto Rico Fund to support nonprofit organizations that are pr ...

Atento evaluating Caguas re-opening, as town recovers
October 11, 2017, No Comments

Customer relationship management and business process outsourcing solutions company Atento, which employs about 900 peop ...

Liberty rebuilding fiber ring in western, southern flanks
October 10, 2017, 1 Comment

Liberty Puerto Rico has made progress in the reconstruction of its fiber ring in the Western zone, completing the ring b ...

PR may avoid ‘Medicaid cliff’ with $1B in new federal aid
October 10, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico stands to receive a $1 billion assignment from U.S. Congress under the State Children’s Health Insurance P ...

United for PR raises $10M+, 800K lbs in provisions
October 10, 2017, No Comments

United for Puerto Rico has raised more than $10 million and collected more than 800,000 in provisions three weeks after ...

Curry challenges Act 20/22 beneficiaries to ‘Act on PR’
October 10, 2017, No Comments

Philanthropist, fintech pioneer, and Puerto Rico resident Mark E. Curry announced the establishment of a fund that will ...

Alemán: Economic activity will pick up again in 6-9 mo’s
October 9, 2017, No Comments

Hurricane María’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico could eventually ring positive for the island’s economy, which ...

TRB: FCC’s OK to Project Loon is ‘leap forward’ for PR
October 7, 2017, 1 Comment

The Federal Communications Commission’s approval of Google’s Project Look technology — which will enable fast reco ...

PR debt insurers pull court complaints against fiscal plan
October 7, 2017, No Comments

In what could represent the first positive for Puerto Rico in its litigation with creditors and insurance companies over ...

US House members discuss PR/USVI status after storms
October 6, 2017, No Comments

House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) organized an informal roundtable this week so committee ...