September 19, 2018

Stryker Puerto Rico to pump $46M into 5-year expansion of Arroyo plant

September 19, 2018

U.S. lawmaker fights to extend SBA loans for María, Irma, Harvey survivors 

September 19, 2018

Google, TripAdvisor, Skift execs to convene at ‘Destino Hack’ summit

September 19, 2018

Chocolate Cortés diversifies offer, updates image at Old San Juan location

September 18, 2018

EPA regional admin. to visit P.R./USVI on anniversary of Hurricane María

ECONOMY

U.S. Census: 97K people emigrated from P.R. to the US in ’17

Some 97,000 people moved from Puerto Rico to the U.S. mainland in 2017, while 20,000 did the same, but in the opposite direction, resulting in a net migratory movement of negative 77,000, according to the U.S Census Bureau’s Puerto Rico Community Survey released Thursday. The Survey’s statistics refer to the information collected during calendar year 2017 and includes social, economic and housing data for Puerto Rico and municipalities with a population of 65,000 people or more. This is the highest migratory movement, both in absolute terms and in net terms, on record since th

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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

Scholars: P.R. has chance to pursue sustainable economy through ‘green-growth’ path

Puerto Rico has an opportunity to pursue transformational structural reform through a “green-growth” plan, which would create a sustainable independent economy, versus recreating the dependent relationship that prevailed through Section 936, said a trio of economists from the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Under “Austerity vs. Green Growth for Puerto Rico” plan proposed by Amanda Page-Hoongrajok, Shouvik Chakraborty and Robert Pollin, Puerto Rico would the possibility of establishing a viable domestic energy infrastructure that could significantly slash the price of el