August 16, 2019

Ports Authority invests $11.8M in infrastructure improvements at Ponce airport

August 16, 2019

P.R. gov’t seeks asset manager for PRIDCO-owned properties

August 16, 2019

.PR internet domain turns 30 later this month

August 15, 2019

FCC Chair recommends OK of T-Mobile/Sprint merger, as U.S. Justice Dept. supports

August 15, 2019

Ports begins $10M runway upgrades in Arecibo, Mayagüez, Ceiba airports

ECONOMY

P.R.’s economic activity drops 0.7% in June ’19 vs. same month in ’18

Puerto Rico’s Economic Activity Index — which measures the performance of key indicators — showed a 0.7% year-over-year drop in June 2019, according to the data released by the Economic Development Bank. This was the first year-over-year decrease after 11 months of consecutive increases, the report showed. According to the document, the annual comparison is with respect to a period when the island’s electrical system had not been completely restored, after the impact of Hurricanes Irma and María. Furthermore, the EAI also experienced a 0.7% year-over-year drop in June 2018,

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AUTO

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Weekend Wheels: RAV4, Lexus UX Sport ’19 elevate comfort and performance

Toyota RAV4 2019 Driving a new car is always an exciting experience: the new car smell, the next-generation features and the sleek exterior designs that by and large evolve from year to year. O

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New car sales show 6.3% increase in June, vs. same month in ’18, GUIA says

The United Automobile Importers Group announced that a total of 10,200 new cars were sold in Puerto Rico last month, representing a 6.3% increase vs. the 9,596 units sold during the same month in Jun

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New car sales skid 3.1% in May, as demand for vehicles drops

New car sales in Puerto Rico reflected a drop in May, when a total of 8,865 units were sold, representing a 3.1% drop in comparison to the 9,152 units sold during the same month last year. Statist

ENVIRONMENT

EPA chief visits P.R. to review recovery initiatives post-’17 hurricanes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Pete Lopez visited Puerto Rico recently as part of the agency’s “aggressive efforts” to advance recovery from Hurricanes Irma and María, as well as tackle ongoing environmental challenges in the Caribbean. The trip included participation in forums, with an array of community groups such as the San Juan Bay Estuary program, the Coral Reef Task Force and the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association. Lopez also met with Commonwealth and local partners to strengthen the partnerships formed during the emergency response and continue the close coordination on recov