May 23, 2019

Mennonite Healthcare System to run Culebra’s new $2M emergency room, health clinic

May 23, 2019

AFICA issues $21.6M bonds to finance Inter American University project

May 23, 2019

Metropistas issues $120M in investment grade bonds to refinance debt

May 22, 2019

P.R. dominates Airbnb ‘Top 10 Summer Trending Destinations’ list

May 22, 2019

Dept. of Homeland Security actively scouting for IT providers, interns in P.R.

ECONOMY

P.R.’s Fiscal ’18 GDP hits $5.7b, or -4.7% vs. Fiscal ’17

The Puerto Rico Planning Board released macroeconomic data closing out the island’s Fiscal 2018, showing that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices totaled $5.7 billion or -4.7%, compared to Fiscal 2017. At current prices it was $6.8 billion or 2.8 percent, for the same comparison, Planning Board President María C. Gordillo said. "These data represent the performance of Puerto Rico’s economy and give us a clear picture of where our economy is, helping the government and private sector in making its determinations," she said. The performance of the main macroeconom

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AUTO

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P.R.’s new car sales come to a halt in April with a 9.3% Y-O-Y drop

The United Automobile Importers Group (known as GUIA for its initials in Spanish) reported a 9.3% drop in sales during April 2019, when compared to the same month last year. The organization that

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P.R.’s new car sales up 13.1% year-over-year in February

Puerto Rico’s new car sales reflected a 13.2 percent year-over-year increase in February, the United Automobile Importers Group revealed. The group known as GUIA for its initials in Spanish, rep

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Ford, Gravity Sketch explore new tool for designing vehicles to meet customers’ needs

From a desk at the Ford Design Studio, a designer enters a virtual room and begins a 3D sketch. He is designing a virtual car around himself and adjusting the attributes to best suit him – the driv

ENVIRONMENT

Study claims P.R.’s southern aquifers are ‘healthy, efficient and resilient’

Despite the moderate drought that recently affected parts of the island, a new study belies the notion that there is a crisis in the aquifers of Puerto Rico’s southern region, a natural source of water that is critical for the area’s agricultural sector. According to the data exposed in the study, these bodies of water are in good condition and do not face any threat from agriculture. The study of the Aquifers of the South was commissioned to the Román-Más Foundation and carried out by Ángel Román-Más, hydrologist and Foundation chairman, as a collaboration between the Puerto Rico Agriculture Department, the Agri