All posts tagged economy

PRMA urges OBoard to ‘reconsider its role and objectives’
January 17, 2018, No Comments

Given the impact on Puerto Rico’s economy from the onslaught of Hurricanes Irma and María, the collapse of the island ...

PRMA: ’18 brings ‘high level of uncertainty,’ ‘important challenges’
January 2, 2018, No Comments

The new year that began yesterday is already characterized by a high level of uncertainty, largely due to the changes th ...

Study: Hurricane María unmasks PR’s poverty, whose face is female
December 19, 2017, No Comments

When Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico it uncovered the poverty that exists in the island, which makes it the poorest Uni ...

1st phase of PR government’s ‘Assets Map’ unveiled
December 15, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico government's main economic development agency unveiled Thursday the first phase of the Asset Map, create ...

Economic firm: Hurricanes revealed PR’s ‘broken’ infrastructure
November 24, 2017, No Comments

Hurricanes Irma and María — which clobbered Puerto Rico back-to-back in September — revealed the island’s broken ...

Gov. gives small businesses 5-week sales tax hiatus
November 9, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed several executive orders to boost the economy, including one that exempts smal ...

At AEI panel, economists debate PR’s post-María future
November 8, 2017, 4 Comments

Seven weeks after Hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico, most of its 3.4 million inhabitants still don’t have electr ...

Op-Ed: Hurricane María has shifted our entire focus
October 1, 2017, 2 Comments

Today, days after the monstrous storm, Hurricane María, slammed into our shores with sustained winds of 155 miles per h ...

Moody’s: PR’s fragile economy faces new risks post-María
September 26, 2017, No Comments

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is facing new risks and economic uncertainty following the devastation caused by Hurrica ...

Rosselló creates last subgroup in ‘Front for Puerto Rico’
August 28, 2017, No Comments

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced the creation of the third and final sub-working group as part of the Front for Puerto R ...