All posts tagged economy

US Rep. Velázquez releases report on PR’s economy
August 9, 2017, No Comments

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released Tuesday a report titled, “A Discussion on the Future of Puerto Rico’s Econo ...

Foundation for PR to develop 1st visitor economy profile
July 24, 2017, No Comments

The Foundation for Puerto Rico and Estudios Técnicos will work together to develop the first economic model of the isla ...

Velázquez, experts discuss ways to spur PR’s recovery
July 19, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) hosted Tuesday a panel of experts and other members of Congress for a roundtable di ...

Tourism: Cruise passenger arrivals up 47% YOY in May
June 30, 2017, No Comments

Record highs were recorded in total cruise ship passenger traffic in May, with 95,139 visitors arriving, representing a ...

Op-Ed: It’s not just PROMESA…
June 13, 2017, No Comments

In Puerto Rico we have focused so much on the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) tha ...

Jaresko urges manufacturers to ‘be part of the solution’
June 2, 2017, No Comments

Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico Executive Director Natalie A. Jaresko urged local manufacturers ...

Study: Women ‘wield the power’ in PR consumer market
May 18, 2017, No Comments

On an island where 52.3 percent of the population is female, there is no doubt that when it comes to driving the local e ...

FCCA: Cuba cruise-ship surge could help, not hurt, P.R.
April 24, 2017, 1 Comment

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Pearl Seas Cruises are all offering cruise-ship packages to Cuba ...

CBP: Significant spike in counterfeit goods seized in PR
April 11, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field Operations confirmed Tuesday a significant increase of more than ...

Economics professors publish essays on PR’s situation
April 3, 2017, No Comments

Looking to present solutions to the island’s deep economic crisis for the past 11 years, a group of professors from th ...