December 14, 2018

Red Ventures, Forward787 announce 2nd cohort of leadership accelerator program

December 14, 2018

Parallel18’s Gen5 DemoDay showcases 28 local, int’l startups

December 14, 2018

6 P.R. co.’s selected as food and beverage incubators

December 14, 2018

Grupo Guayacán celebrates end-of-year event with nearly $450K in prizes

December 13, 2018

P.R. Convention Center to invest $5.7M in capital improvements

ECONOMY

Gov’t touts P.R. Manufacturing Index jump to 53.2 in October

The Puerto Rico Manufacturing-Purchasing Managers Index increased to 53.2 in October, remaining on or above the threshold of 50 for the 12th consecutive month, an achievement the government touted Monday. A reading above the threshold level suggests an expansion in the manufacturing sector with respect to the previous month, according to the PMI data. The PMI has been at or above the threshold level in 62 of the 102 months since the survey was first released in May 2010. Economic Development and Commerce Department Secretary Manuel A. Laboy attributed the numbers to “the successful exe

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Weekend Wheels: Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has all ‘bells & whistles’ of luxury car

This weekend, this media outlet got behind the wheel of the rugged-yet-sophisticated 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, confirming that it’s as impressive for its unparalleled force, as it is technological

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P.R. auto sales soar by 32.7% year-over-year in September

The United Group of Automobile Importers announced that new car sales in Puerto Rico reached 8,335 units, a 32.7 percent increase when compared to the 2,271 vehicles sold in the same month last year.

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P.R. International Auto show marks 20th anniversary at Plaza Las Américas

The island’s main motor vehicle distributors will come together at the Plaza Las Américas shopping center through Oct. 28 to showcase their 2019 models during the Puerto Rico International Auto Sho

ENVIRONMENT

EPA provides $4M to P.R./USVI to assess underground storage tank leaks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has allocated nearly $4 million to investigate and fix underground petroleum storage tanks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands that were either damaged by, or had problems made worse by, Hurricanes Irma and María, the agency announced. While immediate environmental risks from the hurricanes were addressed, this ongoing program assesses current conditions and makes federal dollars and resources available to protect public health and the environment, it added. “EPA is actively partnering with our territorial, public and private partners to protect human health and the environm