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Public, private sector representatives on stand-by for Obama

Hundreds gather at a hangar at the Muñiz National Guard Base in Carolina.

Hundreds of local public and private sector representatives gathered at the Muñiz Air National Guard Base Tuesday morning to get a glimpse of President Barack Obama and listen to his remarks to Puerto Rico upon arriving later this morning.

Air Force Once is expected to arrive at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport at 11:45 a.m., where he will be welcomed by a government contingent lead by Gov. Luis Fortuño.

News is my Business was able to spot among the 1,000 invited guests many prominent local business executives, including Scotiabank President Troy Wright, Bankers Association President Arturo Carrión, Paciv President Jorge Rodríguez, and CaribeNet executives Karen Larson and Carlo Marazzi, among others.

Stay tuned to News is my Business for updates throughout the day.

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Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

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