Puerto Rico gov’t to meet with creditors Monday

The Puerto Rico government will hold its first official meeting with creditors M ...

Clinton says Puerto Rican economy deserves 'fair shot'

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday said Congress and the Obama admin ...

Boston court upholds Puerto Rico Recovery Act's unconstitutionality

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has upheld a federal district co ...

La Fortaleza expects to complete $400M TRANs financing in early August

The Puerto Rico government is seeking to finalize this month the $400 million fi ...

Regulation forcing payment options enters public comment period
Issued: July 7, 2015
A regulation that would force businesses to implement an alternate payment ...

Senate GOP balks at Cuba embassy restrictions
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — Fellow Republicans have stopped GOP presidential candidate Sen ...

Governor: Boston Court decision on Recovery Act deprives Puerto Rico of legal tool to manage obligations in an orderly fashion
Issued: July 7, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Tuesday that the decision of the U.S. Co ...

Suzuki betting on Puerto Rico as hub to boost marine engine sales in Caribbean, South America
Issued: July 7, 2015
After pulling out from the auto distribution business two years ago, local ...

Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May
Issued: July 7, 2015
The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Havana.

San Juan mayor message highlights investments, budget surplus
Issued: July 7, 2015
During her message on San Juan's budget, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz highlighted the municipality's investments in public works, some of ...

Gov’t task force on fiscal crisis begins meetings
Issued: July 7, 2015
A government task force charged with such duties as drawing up a five-year fiscal stability plan for the island, starting discussions over d ...

Pierluisi statement on court's decision on Puerto Rico Recovery Act
Issued: July 7, 2015
Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi issued the following statement regarding the decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appe ...

Government sectors present results of economic development plan
Issued: July 7, 2015
The results of several initiatives to boost economic development were presented by a team composed of the secretary of the Economic Developm ...

DACO fines fast-food restaurants
Issued: July 6, 2015
Burger King, Church's Chicken, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Popeyes, Subway, Taco Bell and Wendy's were some of the estab ...

Puerto Rico chosen as venue for Latin American trade event
Issued: July 6, 2015
The Latin American Business Council (CEAL by its Spanish acronym) is slated to hold its "Latin America and International Trade," m ...

Kroll Bond Rating Agency comments on insurers’ exposure to Puerto Rico
Issued: July 6, 2015
Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) noted Monday that two of the bond insurers it rates have been the focus of heightened market interest over t ...

Chief of Staff Suárez distances Puerto Rico from comparisons with Greece
Issued: July 6, 2015
La Fortaleza Chief of Staff Víctor Suárez made expressions Monday in an effort to distance Puerto Rico from the situation in Greece amid com ...

With Cuba’s opening to the U.S., Caribbean tourism industry uniting to face challenges ahead
Issued: July 6, 2015
In the past week, the U.S. and Cuba announced they would reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, marking full restoration of diplomatic r ...

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'Subway guy' Jared was key in giving chain healthy image
Issued: July 7, 2015
NEW YORK — Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime ...

US stocks end higher as Greece debt talks proceed
Issued: July 7, 2015
NEW YORK — New twists in the Greek debt crisis led to a choppy day of trading on Tuesday, as a late turn left the stock market with a modest ...

The battle for control of the growing breast milk industry
Issued: July 7, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it ...

Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the White House urges chan ...

EPA chief: Climate plan on track despite mercury ruling
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court ruling that undermined a federal rule targeting mercury pollution will not affect the Obama administration' ...

The Rubio economy: 'The old ways no longer work'
Issued: July 7, 2015
CHICAGO — Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college ...

SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch
Issued: July 7, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getti ...

IMF: Financial risks growing at US insurers, mutual funds
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that American stock prices are high and U.S. insurers and mutual funds are vulne ...

Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could help women's suit
Issued: July 7, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation cl ...

US trade deficit widens in May as exports struggle
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in May, reflecting declines in sales of American-made aircraft and machinery as exports ...

Clinton to sit with CNN for first national interview
Issued: July 7, 2015
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to give CNN her first one-on-one national television interview since launching her 2016 presidenti ...

Crude oil tumbles 8%, points to low gas prices this fall
Issued: July 6, 2015
NEW YORK — A slew of global economic and geopolitical factors are working to pummel the price of oil and set up U.S. drivers for very low ga ...

US stocks slip amid global sell-off after Greek 'no' vote
Issued: July 6, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, ...

Starbucks: Prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents
Issued: July 6, 2015
NEW YORK — Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the c ...

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Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse
Issued: July 7, 2015
BRUSSELS — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance on Tuesday to finally come ...

Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith
Issued: July 7, 2015
QUITO, Ecuador — Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its ...

Global markets slide as investors watch Greece talks
Issued: July 7, 2015
BEIJING — Global stocks mostly fell on Tuesday as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge and as Chinese markets dropped despit ...

Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint
Issued: July 7, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 ...

Greek Speak: A guide to the country's debt crisis lexicon
Issued: July 7, 2015
NEW YORK — Greece's debt crisis has spawned its own awkward argot. For those in the know, clunky terms like "Grexit" are short ...

2 Americans, 1 Briton gored in 1st Pamplona bull run
Issued: July 7, 2015
PAMPLONA, Spain — Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fightin ...

6 bank employees fired for staging mock IS slaying video
Issued: July 7, 2015
LONDON — HSBC has fired six employees who staged a mock Islamic State group-style killing during a team-building exercise.

Diplomatic process, US resolve tested as nuke deadline nears
Issued: July 7, 2015
VIENNA — Iran nuclear talks were in danger of busting through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising questions about the ability o ...

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
Issued: July 6, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had s ...

Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks
Issued: July 6, 2015
BEIJING — Shares in big state companies soared Monday after promises of government action to halt a slide in Chinese stock prices but many o ...

What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit
Issued: July 6, 2015
FRANKFURT, Germany — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.

Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal
Issued: July 6, 2015
VIENNA — A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed Monday to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a parallel d ...

Heritage title for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction
Issued: July 6, 2015
TOKYO — Japanese officials Monday celebrated the U.N. cultural body's approval of world heritage status for 23 historic sites showing th ...

Global markets slide after Greek 'no' vote
Issued: July 6, 2015
LONDON — Stock markets and oil prices fell Monday after Greece's voters overwhelmingly rejected reform proposals from its international ...

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