All posts tagged Obama

Cuba's capital of Havana. (Credit: Larry Luxner)
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 ...

Puerto Rico Medicare Coalition for Fairness
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 ...

PRMA President Waleska Rivera
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 ...

Corporate Ladder
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 ...

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

Since its enactment by the federal government in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has already saved more than 45,000 Medica ...

Author Jorge Silva-Puras is SBA regional administrator, overseeing agency operations in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
SBA backs 157 loans worth $22.2M in 1Q ’12
January 27, 2012, No Comments

If the results of the first quarter of the federal fiscal year are any indication, 2012 should be good for small and mid ...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce, John Bryson, right, listens as Tourism Company Executive Director Mario Gonzalez-Lafuente talks during the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board meeting, Thursday, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Credit: Reinhold Matay)
Tourism chief named to U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board
January 19, 2012, No Comments

U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson today appointed Puerto Rico Tourism Company Executive Director Mario González-Lafue ...

Obama’s proposed cutbacks could set back local CFCs, spur reclassification
September 20, 2011, No Comments

A proposal in President Barack Obama’s deficit reduction plan unveiled Monday could put a wrench in the joint aspirati ...

Opinion Piece by guest columnist R.B. Miranda
Op-Ed: Tales from an evolved ape — my take on debt ceiling debate
July 29, 2011, No Comments

I grew up hearing a saying, "you missed the forest for the trees" and for the longest time, I wondered exactly what that ...

President Obama declared a state of emergency for 12 towns affected by recent storms.
Obama signs disaster declaration for 12 towns
July 14, 2011, No Comments

President Barack Obama signed Thursday an order declaring 12 towns as disaster areas, following severe storms, flooding, ...