Who we are

A new and robust dual news platform with coverage focused on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Everything from business to lifestyle. If it’s happening in PR and the Caribbean, we have it covered.

24/7 English Online News platform and one weekly print edition for people living in Puerto Rico, doing business on the island or planning to move to paradise.

What we offer

Complete dual platform:

• Website: www.theweeklyjournal.com

• Print Edition: 15,000 weekly copies printed in English every Wednesday.

• E-edition: Digital replica of print version available in the website

Yennifer Álvarez

Managing Editor for The Weekly Journal. She has 14 years of experience as a reporter, news editor and TV anchor. Her professional experience includes a 7-year tenure with El Vocero, where she served as the government’s house correspondent and later as an editor. In 2009, she received the “Young Journalist of the Year” award from the Puerto Rico Journalists Association and during her career, she has received awards for her investigative reporting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Puerto Rico. She also has experience as a public-policy specialist and strategic communications manager.

Rosario Fajardo

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience as a reporter and editor covering business, economics, finance and politics. She has worked for media outlets in London, England and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rosario received both of her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in International Politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She is an avid bibliophile and world traveler.

Giovanna Garofalo

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is a journalist with experience in social- media management and digital marketing. She has covered politics, business, health, lifestyle and social issues. Giovanna is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Digital Narratives at Sacred Heart University in San Juan.

Cynthia López Cabán

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is a curious and fearless journalist, equipped with 16-plus years of writing. She is eager to dive into new adventures and churn out stories on business, economics, government, politics, culture, resilience, malfeasance and randomness. Cynthia received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and English Literature from Sacred Heart University. She is a hard news junkie, chocolate addict and Martha Gellhorn and Hannah Arendt partisan.

Claudia Guerrero

Contributing reporter for The Weekly Journal. She recently graduated from the University of Tampa where she obtained a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Journalism.

Gabriel López

Photojournalist for The Weekly Journal. He has 20 years of experience as a print, digital and TV photojournalist. Gabriel holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Film from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Yaira Solís

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is the Editor for Mírame and Bienestar Total magazines. She is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience as a reporter and editor. Yaira holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Melissa Cruz

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is also a reporter for Mírame and Bienestar Total magazines. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Sacred Heart University in San Juan.

Génesis Ibarra

Reporter for The Weekly Journal. She is also a digital reporter for elvocero.com. Has experience in digital, radio and print media outlets. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Interamerican University.

Opinion Contributors

Rafael (Tatito) Hernández

House of Representatives Minority Leader

Former House of Representatives Chairman of the Treasury & Budget Committee

Anthony Maceira

Former Public Affairs Secretary of La Fortaleza

Executive Director of Puerto Rico Ports Authority

Manuel Cidre

Founder of Los Cidrines, a market leader in the sale, distribution and manufacturing of bakery products in Puerto Rico

Former President of the Puerto Rico Products Association

Former President of the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association

Former Independent Candidate for Governor during Puerto Rico’s 2016 General Elections

Ricardo Álvarez-Díaz

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Invest Puerto Rico

Liaison between the private sector and the federal government (FEMA) on critical infrastructure, construction and housing issues

Former President of the Builders Association of Puerto Rico

Founding Partner of the firm Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón | Architecture & Interior Design

Inteligencia Económica

Economic consultancy firm founded by economist Gustavo Vélez

Edgardo Vicenty

Entrepreneur and Financial Analyst

Teresita Fuentes

CPA and Former Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary

Waleska Rivera

Entrepreneur
CEO of Danosa Caribbean, Inc.