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USDA looks to fund broadband in unserved rural areas
January 19, 2017, No Comments

USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced Wednesday that the agency is accepting applications for the ...

SBA seeks to fund entrepreneurship training
January 19, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration is inviting funding proposals from nonprofit organizations, state, local and trib ...

Liberty opens new customer service center in Aguadilla
January 17, 2017, No Comments

Liberty Puerto Rico announced Monday the opening of a new customer service center at Aguadilla Mall to offer more effici ...

$1.5M Crunch Fitness gym to open in Plaza del Caribe
January 17, 2017, No Comments

Crunch Fitness Club will open its newest location in Puerto Rico in March, a $1.5 million, 30,000 square-foot gym at Pla ...

FirstBank grants financing to Optifarma
January 13, 2017, No Comments

FirstBank's Small Business Unit granted two loans under the SBA Express and SBA 7(a) Programs to Optifarma, LLC for the ...

CBP starts operations at Pazos aviation facility at LMM
January 11, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that Tuesday that PAZOS Fixed Base Operator Service opened a new general av ...

PharmPix gets pharmacy benefit management approval
January 11, 2017, No Comments

PharmPix, a local full-service Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) company, has again earned URAC accreditation in its fi ...

Gov’t releases RFQ for new strategic advisor, legal counsel
January 5, 2017, No Comments

The new administration under Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) ...

Oriental offers professional tips to 300 college students
December 29, 2016, No Comments

As part of its corporate social responsibility program, Oriental Bank officials recently offered a lecture to about 300 ...

Novus shoe retailer opens 1st store in South Florida
December 28, 2016, 1 Comment

Puerto Rican shoe retailer Novus Inc. announced the opening of its first store in the U.S. mainland, located in the Pemb ...