September 21, 2018

Luxury yacht cruise lines Windstar, SeaDream to visit Vieques, Culebra from Oct. to March

September 21, 2018

Housing and Urban Development, P.R. ink $1.5B disaster recovery grant agreement

September 20, 2018

Study: P.R. faces ‘major’ challenges to achieve post-recovery economic growth

September 20, 2018

Unidos por Puerto Rico distributes nearly $38M for relief, recovery initiatives

September 20, 2018

Walmart Puerto Rico to boost local product purchases by $20M in 5 years

ECONOMY

Study: P.R. faces ‘major’ challenges to achieve post-recovery economic growth

When Hurricane María dealt its devastating blow to Puerto Rico a year ago today, it did so at a point in time when the island’s economy had been in contraction since fiscal year 2007. Twelve months later, Puerto Rico has several challenges it must face to achieve a “high and sustainable rate of economic growth after recovery efforts have been completed,” according to a study by local economic research firm Estudios Técnicos. In its analysis of the “Balance of the Economy Post Hurricane María,” the firm stated that while the economy has rebounded, the expected real growth in

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AUTO

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Next-generation Jeep Wrangler to hit P.R. roads

The Jeep brand announced the Puerto Rico arrival of the new generation of the icon of the brand, the Jeep Wrangler, designed to remain true to its 77-year legacy, automaker executives said. The veh

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P.R.’s new car sales grow 37.3% in April driven by insurance payments

New car sales in Puerto Rico reached 8,105 units in April, representing a 37.3 percent increase over the 5,903 units sold during the same month last year, the United Group of Automobile Importers (kno

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Hyundai de Puerto Rico ushers in new president, redesigned Accent ’18

Automaker Hyundai de Puerto Rico announced the arrival of a new CEO for its brand in Puerto Rico, Tatsuo Takahashi, who takes over the reins of the operation as new and redesigned vehicles are intro

ENVIRONMENT

Municipality of Carolina invests $4.1M to open new landfill cell

The Municipality of Carolina has invested $4.1 million to open a new cell that will extend the life of the town’s landfill system for another 20 years, Mayor José Carlos Aponte announced. The so-called northwest cell, which was built 10 meters above sea level with a 57-meter slope, ensures protection of aquifers and subsoil. Materials required by regulatory agencies at the state and federal level were used, he said. "With this new cell, we extend the useful life of the Carolina Landfill System for another 20 years, allowing us to continue providing an excellent service of non-hazardous solid waste collection," said