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Banks run special hours for Washington’s Birthday

Puerto Rico's main banks will observe special hours today. (Credit: © Mauricio Pascual)

Puerto Rico’s main banks will observe special hours today. (Credit: © Mauricio Pascual)

Puerto Rico banks will be operating on a special schedule today in observance of the Washington’s Birthday holiday. Following are the schedules for the major banks.

Banco Popular, Popular Mortgage, Popular Auto
Banking services will be available at more than 25 branches islandwide, on different schedules, depending on the mall in which they are located.

Branches in San Germán, Plaza del Oeste, Guayama Mall and Vega Alta will open from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Meanwhile, branches at the Aguadilla Mall, Barceloneta Outlets, Galería Paseos, Humacao Palma Real, Isabela Mall, Mayagüez Mall Centro, Parque Escorial, Plaza del Caribe, Xtra Plaza Fajardo and Yauco Plaza will open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bank offices 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 and Las Catalinas will open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., while branches inside the Canóvanas Outlet, Las Catalinas, 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’s daily rental service will remain closed today, with the exception of the Carolina office, which will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Banco Santander
Banco Santander Puerto Rico and its Mortgage Banking division will offer services from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 10 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, Yauco Plaza and Arecibo.

Island Finance and Santander Financial will open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon today.

The bank’s main offices and Santander Insurance Agency will remain closed, while Santander Securities and Santander Asset Management will operate during regular hours.

Doral Bank
Doral Bank announced all of its branches will remain closed today.

Oriental will keep 18 branches open at malls in Humacao, Galería del Norte, Santa María, Juana Díaz, Levittown, Mayagüez Mall, San Patricio Plaza, Country Club, Plaza del Caribe, Los Colobos, Plaza Escorial, Plaza Cayey, Plaza del Sol, Plaza Guayama, Las Catalinas Mall, The Outlet en Canóvanas, Plaza Centro Mall en Caguas and Plaza las Américas.

FirstBank will open 10 branches today, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mall locations Plaza Las Américas, Plaza Carolina, Las Catalinas, Ponce Centro del Sur, Mayagüez Mall, Manatí, Fajardo, Plaza Río Hondo, Yauco and Guaynabo. The remaining branches will remain closed.

FirstMortgage and FirstBank Insurance will not offer services today.

Bank branches located in the 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 malls will be open during a special 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. schedule.

The bank’s customer contact center will operate on its regular 24/7 schedule, while the remaining branches and headquarters will remain closed.

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Business reporter with 29 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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