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Puerto Rico House of Representatives Passes Incentives Code

The House bill will be evaluated by the Senate next week Read more

President Trump Re-nominates the Puerto Rico FOMB Members

The current seven members of the board are Andrew Biggs, José Carrión, Carlos García, Arthur González, José González, Ana Matosantos and David Skeel. Read more

Jaresko Defends Plan of Adjustment for Restructuring $35B in Puerto Rico Debt

The FOMB plans to file the plan of adjustment before Judge Laura Taylor Swain within 30 days, as a deal with some creditors and a “cramdown” for others. Read more

Politics

North Korea Says Kim Received 'Excellent' Letter from Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run new… Read more

2020 Democrats strongly defend abortion rights at forum

COLUMBIA— Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under … Read more

Puerto Rico House of Representatives Passes Incentives Code

The House bill will be evaluated by the Senate next week Read more

Editor's Picks

Natural Gas: The Recipe to Mitigate Energy Bill Increases?

The agreement with PREPA's bondholders causes concern over hikes in energy rates Read more

New Regulation to Decrease Permitting Process Wait Times

The order will go into effect next week Read more

‘Creative Explosion’ Takes Over Santurce

Artistic resurgence creates economic opportunities in the city Read more

Business

GK Pharmaceuticals is the First Owned by Puerto Rican Women

Governor Ricardo Rosselló inaugurated GK Pharmaceuticals CMO, the first pharmaceutical biotechnology founded in the United States and Puert… Read more

Puerto Rico House of Representatives Passes Incentives Code

The House bill will be evaluated by the Senate next week Read more

Golf is Drawing More Visitors to Puerto Rico

The increase in golf tourism align with Discover Puerto Rico's general tourism statistics.  Read more

Mainland

In Mideast, Pompeo seeks a global coalition against Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, follo… Read more

Census, Redistricting Top Remaining Supreme Court Cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in p… Read more

North Korea Says Kim Received 'Excellent' Letter from Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run new… Read more

Opinion

Why Puerto Rico?

The literal translation of Puerto Rico is “Rich Port" and far from being a historical accident, it is still today a very accurate descripti… Read more

Puerto Rico Can Become an Agro-Industrial Center

Not everything Maria brought us was bad. Though its passage devastated the already weak agricultural sector of Puerto Rico, instead of feel… Read more

Participation and Benefit: Fundamental Principle in the Creation of Any Economic Incentive Including Act 22

With every incentive that Puerto Rico offers private investors to assist in developing its economy, the treasury should be able to, at the very least, recover the amount invested and be able to measure the added value generated by the incentive Read more

Lifestyle

Jagger appears healthy as Rolling Stones rock Soldier Field

CHICAGO — An energetic Mick Jagger skipped, spun, sprinted and pranced Friday night as the Rolling Stones launched their North American tou… Read more

Barra de Quesos: The First Specialty Cheese Eatery in Puerto Rico

Offering a new concept in dining experience & store at Miramar Plaza Read more

Trade & Export Bets on Puerto Rico's Creative Industries

Opens exhibit to showcase select businesses Read more

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