December 6, 2019

Empresas Caparra unveils $12M redevelopment of former Kmart space

December 6, 2019

El Mesón Sándwiches invests $1.5M to open P.R.’s 40th location in Caguas

December 5, 2019

U.S. Dept. of Justice awards $2.8M to promote public safety in P.R.

December 5, 2019

SBA issues final rule to expand HUBZone opportunities

December 5, 2019

Señor Paleta introduces seasonal holiday flavors to its lineup

ECONOMY

P.R.’s post-disaster recovery presents an ‘urgent need for housing’

The current phase of Puerto Rico’s post-disaster recovery will be defined primarily by the urgent need for housing, a panel of local and international experts convened by the Center for a New Economy to discuss housing policy in post-disaster contexts. Federal funding, such as the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds, will be instrumental in crafting policies that can address the impact of the storms on the island’s affordable housing stock while safeguarding the social fabric and financial stability of vulnerable communities, according to the panelists.

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AUTO

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Hyundai inaugurates $700K parts and service warehouse

Hyundai of Puerto Rico announced the completion of $700,000 construction and expansion project for its parts and services warehouse in Cataño. The new space will be a key element in increasing th

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August new car sales dip 10% year-over-year, trade group confirms

New car sales in Puerto Rico took a 10% dip in August when compared to the same month in 2018, the United Group of Automobile Importers confirmed. The organization known as GUIA for its initials i

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Weekend Wheels: 1st-ever Toyota Corolla hybrid model is both stylish and sassy

The Toyota Corolla, one of the automaker’s most iconic and enduring models, has made an unforgettable entrance in 2020 with a reimagined and reconfigured design that combines style and sass — off

ENVIRONMENT

P.R. receives $354K in grants from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation

Two Puerto Rican projects were included in a list of 11 community environmental initiatives related to adaptation to extreme weather and meteorological events that will receive a combined $354,000 in grant support from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) within the framework of its North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) program. A trilateral committee was in charge of selecting the 11 innovative projects that will benefit from grants for the 2019-2020 period, among which are the two that will be carried out in Puerto Rico by the Resilient Power Puerto Rico and The Ocean Foundation