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U.S. Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a… Read more

Tourism Co. Reports More Hotel Registrations Among Locals

As a result of the "Postales" marketing campaign under Voy Turisteando Read more

Liberty to Buy AT&T Operations in Puerto Rico, USVI

AT&T to retain FirstNet responsibilities and relationships Read more


Tourism Co. Marketing Strategy Boosts Hotel Registrations Among Residents

$52 million in hotel revenues and $4.8 million in room tax revenue Read more

Citizens Object the New Land-Use Zoning Map

To address the concerns, Gov. Wanda Vázquez issued an executive order that creates an advisory council meant to guide her through the decision process Read more

Opportunity Zones Priority Projects Committee Holds Summit With Mayors

CFO provides updates on OZ developments and additional benefits for investors Read more

Editor's Picks

The Stability of Instability: A Study in Fear

Seemingly overnight, we, the people of Puerto Rico have chosen not to remain passive and fearful anymore Read more

New Coach Bus Service Takes Off Between Caguas and San Juan

ALSA has five modern coaches for the service, which have capacity for 54 passengers Read more

Food Trucks: For Some, A Road To Success

150 food trucks around the island are creating some 600 jobs and pouring $40 million a year into the economy Read more


Planet Fitness Recognized for Customer Service and Growth

For the second consecutive year, Planet Fitness has been named to Newsweek's list of "America's Best Companies for Customer Service," ranki… Read more

PRHTA Annual Convention to be Held Nov. 5-7

The Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association’s (PRHTA) annual convention will be held from Nov. 5 to 7 at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan. Read more

Government Presents Unique Rule to Dispose of Government Properties

The public has 30 days to submit comments and recommendations Read more


Video shows man approach 3-year-old on night of abduction

Police have released surveillance video in which a man is seen approaching missing Alabama 3-year-old Kamille McKinney while she played out… Read more

Largest US troop withdrawal from Syria underway

Exclusive new video from CNN's cameras on the ground show US troops prepared to withdraw from eastern Syria. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh has bee… Read more

Three soldiers killed in accident at Georgia Army base

Three US soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division were killed and three others injured during a training accident at Fort Stewart, Georgia, … Read more


Mixed Economic Perspectives for Puerto Rico

The available indicators related to the Puerto Rico economy show mixed signs for the short and medium terms. There seems to be an economic deceleration despite still robust business activity in certain sectors. In this insight we evaluate the most recent economic indicators’ trends and detail the sectors driving the recent private employment increases in Puerto Rico Read more

Experience in the Backpack

Voters need to be watchful and meticulous in evaluating the characteristics of leadership that each candidate brings forth Read more

One Year On, and Still No Justice for Jamal Khashoggi

The World Association of News Publishers supports global calls for an independent criminal investigation led by the United Nations to be backed up by meaningful, decisive actions from States with the capacity to hold Saudi Arabia to account Read more


A Way To Explore Orocovis

Hoping to aid in the promotion of art and culture, a group of art teachers, artists and volunteers from Orocovis have created “Pinceladas en Oro” Read more

Puerto Rico’s First All-Female Softball High School Program

The Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School has set in motion a novel program meant to aid in the development of women’s softball on the island Read more

Coffee Shops in San Juan

Coffee may not be ambrosia, the “elixir of the gods,” but in my opinion, it comes pretty close. Read more

Upcoming Events

Detectives del Arte: Irene Delano en su Centenario

Tour the Irene Delgado exhibition, which celebrates the centenary of this pioneering woman in the f… Read more


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