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Puerto Rico banks announce Martin Luther King hours

Puerto Rico banks, most of which are headquartered along Hato Rey's Golden Mile, will offer special operating hours today. (Credit: ©Mauricio Pascual)

Puerto Rico banks, most of which are headquartered along Hato Rey’s Golden Mile, will offer special operating hours today. (Credit: ©Mauricio Pascual)

Puerto Rico’s commercial banks will be observing today’s Martin Luther King holiday with special hours, scheduled as follows:

Banco Popular
Will offer services at 28 branches located inside malls islandwide, the bank said.

Branches at San Germán Plaza, Plaza del Oeste, Guayama Mall and Vega Alta will open from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

Branches at the Aguadilla Mall, Barceloneta Outlets, Galería Paseos, Humacao Palma Real, Isabela Mall, Mayagüez Mall Centro, Parque Escorial, Plaza del Caribe, Plaza Fajardo, Plaza Río Hondo, and Yauco Plaza will open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., while branches at Walmart stores in Caguas, Cayey, Manatí, Stop 18 in Santurce, Ponce and Toa Baja will serve the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Branches at Plaza Centro Sur, Canóvanas Outlet, and Las Catalinas will open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., while branches inside Montehiedra, Plaza Carolina, Plaza del Sol, Plaza Las Américas and San Patricio mall will offer services from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Popular Auto will remain closed, while services for Popular Mortgage can be obtained over the phone, at 787-707-7070.

Oriental Bank
Oriental will open 17 branches today, located in shopping centers in Humacao, Galería del Norte (Hatillo), Juana Díaz, Levittown, Mayagüez Mall, San Patricio Plaza, Country Club, Plaza del Caribe (Ponce), Los Colobos, Plaza Escorial, Plaza Cayey, Plaza del Sol, Plaza Guayama, Las Catalinas Mall, The Outlet en Canóvanas, Plaza Centro Mall in Caguas, and Plaza las Américas.

Oriental Direct (787.620.0000) will be available from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for customer service requests.

Remaining bank branches, as well as the Oriental Auto Customer Service Center and administrative offices will remain closed.

Santander Puerto Rico
Santander will offer services during a special holiday schedule today, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the following branches: Plaza Las Américas in Hato Rey, Plaza Carolina, Mayagüez Mall, Plaza del Caribe in Ponce, Aguadilla, Plaza Del Sol in Bayamón, Parque Escorial in Carolina, Caguas Sur (Gautier Benítez Avenue), Yauco Plaza and Arecibo (José De Diego Avenue).

Island Finance and Santander Financial will operate from 9 a.m. to noon, while administrative offices, Santander Insurance Agency, Santander Securities and Santander Asset Management will remain closed.

The bank will be operating branches in Plaza Las Américas, Plaza del Sol, Plaza Carolina, Plaza Fajardo, Mayagüez Mall, Rexville Towne Center, Ponce Plaza del Caribe, Caguas Villa Blanca, Trujillo Alto, Los Colobos, San Patricio and Arecibo, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meanwhile, the customer contact center will operate on its regular 24-hour schedule. Administrative offices will remain closed.

FirstBank will open 10 branches from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Mall locations in Plaza Las Américas, Plaza Carolina, Las Catalinas, Ponce Centro del Sur, Mayagüez Mall, Manatí, Fajardo, Plaza Río Hondo, Yauco Plaza and Plaza Guaynabo will remain open on that schedule, while remaining branches FirstMortgage and FirstBank Insurance will not offer services.

Doral Bank
All bank branches, as well as the Teledoral customer service, will remain closed today. Doral customers will be able to conduct transactions through ATMs, the automated Teledoral service at 787-749-7000 or online at www.doralbank.com .

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Business reporter with 30 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 segments of Puerto Rico’s economy.

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