January 22, 2019

Rosselló: Gov’t working on ‘transformation’ of Vieques/Culebra ferry system

January 22, 2019

1st post-María resilience summit to focus on lessons learned from hurricanes

January 21, 2019

P.R. jobless rate at 8.3% in December, 15K jobs added YOY

January 18, 2019

Liberty LatAm settles $108.5M in hurricane-related insurance claims

January 18, 2019

New car sales up 28.4% in ’18, when 107K+ units rolled off P.R. lots

ECONOMY

Espacios Abiertos, debt restructuring expert, warn about implications of COFINA deal

Nonprofit organization Espacios Abiertos exposed a number of “suspicious elements” of the proposed agreement to restructure the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corporation (known as COFINA by its initials in Spanish) debt, which U.S. District Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain will review this week. "We said it last year and we stand by it today," stated EA Executive Director Cecille Blondet, adding that they are asking Taylor Swain –– who on Jan. 16-17 will decide on the restructuring agreement of the COFINA bonds –– to rely on experts' approaches before “disposing of Puerto Ri

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New car sales up 28.4% in ’18, when 107K+ units rolled off P.R. lots

Puerto Rico’s new car sales received a significant boost last year, when a total of 107,941 units sold, compared to the 84,080 units sold in 2017, representing a 28.4 percent increase. However,

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Ford survey looks at drivers of consumer behavioral trends

Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger? You may be surprised to learn that 67 percent o

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Weekend Wheels: Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has all ‘bells & whistles’ of luxury car

This weekend, this media outlet got behind the wheel of the rugged-yet-sophisticated 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, confirming that it’s as impressive for its unparalleled force, as it is technological

ENVIRONMENT

JetBlue report: Caribbean depends on tourism, which ‘relies heavily’ on healthy coral reefs

The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, where JetBlue is the largest airline to both islands, benefit from tourist spending of more than $1 billion per year — revenue that is directly linked to healthy coral reefs. Furthermore, the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico receive more than one million visitors per year whose visits are directly linked to coral reefs. Those were some of the findings of a new report focusing on the connection between natural resources and tourism produced by JetBlue, along with The Nature Conservancy, whose mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The repor