New vessels will create jobs, increase amount of cargo moved between Florida and Puerto Rico U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the approval of a $324.
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Talks Ray Rice UnBeige Now Read This: Collector’s Edition TVSpy ABC Announces Affiliate in Puerto Rico FishbowlNY Time Inc. Show More Summary
The Obama Administration is a strong partner in helping Puerto Rico to develop the industries that will support its long-term economic growth. One such opportunity is to work through the President’s Task Force on Puerto Rico to identify opportunities can work more closely with partners to ensure that Puerto Rico’s best days are ahead. Earlier...
The ABC Television Network announced today it reached an agreement with Telecinco owned station WORA to be the new ABC affiliate in Puerto Rico. ABC said its the first time the unincorporated US territory will see ABC programming broadcast on a full-power station. Show More Summary
This morning, as millions of new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners unbox their goods in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, France, Germany, and Puerto Rico, one nation remains glaringly absent from the list of first-wave countries to get Apple’s new flagship smartphone. Despite Apple’s hopes of promptly bringing […]
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale Friday, September 19 in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K. starting 8am local time at Apple Retail Stores and many carrier stores. Show More Summary
Don Omar, reggaeton king and ex husband of Jackie Guerrido, was arrested for a domestic violence incident involving an ex-girlfriend in Puerto Rico. According to ABC News, Don Omar, aka William Omar Landron, was arrested on Wednesday, September 17, at a home in Vega Alta, police say. Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested in Puerto Rico on allegations of domestic violence, the artist was charged, fined and ordered to wear an ankle bracelet before being released Wednesday night, according to...Show More Summary
For the 2014-15 college basketball season, there will be 351 Division I college basketball teams spread across all 48 contiguous states as well as Hawaii. Sorry, Alaska and Puerto Rico, your involvement is limited to early-season tournaments. Teams...Show More Summary
Venezuela: Standard & Poor's lowered Venezuela’s credit rating “based on continued economic deterioration, including rising inflation and falling external liquidity.” Puerto Rico: Reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested this morning in Puerto Rico and charged with domestic violence against his partner. Show More Summary
Lambda Legal is officially seeking a summary judgment from the District Court of Puerto Rico that would effectively put an end to the district’s same sex marriage ban. In June, Lambda Legal joined Puerto Rico Para Tod@s, an LGBT non-profit...
By David White: DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) is a US and Puerto Rico REIT that specializes in acquiring, owning, developing, redeveloping, expanding, leasing, and managing shopping centers. It has $14.3B in assets under management. This consists of 390 properties and 108 million square feet. Show More Summary
Via Lambda Legal: Today in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Lambda Legal filed a motion for summary judgment seeking to end the discriminatory ban on marriage for same-sex couples. Lambda Legal joined the lawsuit, Conde v. Show More Summary
Latest from my friend and mentor David Kotok at Cumberland Advisers -- Chris The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Bond: Nondisclosure Agreement Creates Two Classes of Bondholders The issue is complex. Let’s dissect it into two parts with a generic storyline. Show More Summary
By Jake Zamansky: Richard Kiel, the actor who portrayed the great James Bond villain, Jaws, passed away last week at the age of 74. The notion of mad villains plotting global destruction, therefore, was on the top of our minds when the New York Times reported on Friday that hedge funds are turning Puerto Rico into an unofficial island fiefdom. Show More Summary
The sandy beaches, elegant Spanish-style homes, and centuries-old forts of San Juan, Puerto Rico, could make you easily forget you’re still in the U.S.
INTERVIEW: Luis Fortuño to PJM: Puerto Rico Statehood Before Immigration Reform. On the other hand, a lot of Americans might want to go the other way: “Puerto Ricans currently pay Social Security and Medicare taxes but not federal income taxes.”
"I’m not saying you should never deal with the issue, but shouldn’t you first deal with your own?”
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Gold prices fell for a fifth day and U.S. stock indices fell. The DJIA shed 61.49 points, or 0.4%, to close at 16,987.51. The S&P 500 index lost 11.91 points, or 0.6%, to 1,985.54, and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 24.21 points, or 0.5%, to end at 4,567.60. For the week, the Dow fell 0.9% [...]