November 11, 2019

Triple-S Propiedad has paid $692M in Hurricane María-related claims

November 8, 2019

FCC sets Dec. 9 deadline to apply for $258.8M in recovery funding

November 8, 2019

ICANN returns to P.R. to hold 1st public meeting of ’22

November 8, 2019

Google Arts & Culture teams up with Lin-Manuel Miranda to digitize P.R.’s heritage

November 8, 2019

T-Mobile to light up 5G on Dec. 6, vows to ‘transform’ wireless service

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

EPA awards $6M of $40M grant for P.R.’s Solid Waste Management Plan

As part of its continuing efforts to help the Caribbean recover from the long-term impacts from Hurricanes Irma and María, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding a $6.2 million to the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources as the first installment of a $40 million grant for hazardous and solid waste management financial assistance. This funding is awarded through the Supplemental Appropriation for Disaster Relief under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which provides supplemental appropriations to respond to and recover from recent hurricanes and other disasters. “EPA is partnering