All posts tagged Obama

Fiscal control board members met with general support
August 31, 2016, No Comments

President Obama’s designation of seven members of the Puerto Rico Fiscal Oversight Board, made in consultation with Re ...

Obama announces 7 members of P.R. fiscal control board
August 31, 2016, No Comments

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the appointment of seven individuals to the Financial Oversight and Managemen ...

Sanders, Warren defend P.R. against ‘vulture funds’
October 23, 2015, No Comments

WASHINGTON — The two most prominent progressives in the U.S. Senate urged the federal government Thursday to help Puer ...

P.R. lawmaker asks Obama to intervene in fiscal crisis
August 26, 2015, No Comments

Rep. José Enrique Meléndez, sent a letter to President Obama Tuesday asking his administration to intervene and become ...

Cuba opening poses challenge, prospects for Puerto Rico
December 18, 2014, No Comments

The White House’s announcement Wednesday of charting a “new course” in its relations with Cuba drew immediate resp ...

Healthcare leaders turn to Obama to defend Medicare
February 25, 2014, No Comments

Amidst a long lasting recession, Medicare program benefits in Puerto Rico re suffering the largest funding cuts in the U ...

Manufacturers worried over possible minimum wage hike
December 6, 2013, No Comments

Following President Barack Obama’s announcement of his intention to revisit the proposal to increase the federal minim ...

Appointments at FirstEnergy, President’s Export Council
September 23, 2013, No Comments

FirstEnergy Corp. recently announced that Luis A. Reyes has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, while Pres ...

Puerto Rico Medicare beneficiaries save $110M under ‘Affordable Care Act’
September 24, 2012, No Comments

The Affordable Care Act has saved 45,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Puerto Rico a total of $111.4 million on the cost of ...

SBA backs 157 loans worth $22.2M in 1Q ’12
January 27, 2012, No Comments

During first three months of the fiscal year the SBA has backed 157 loans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands wor ...