Top Local News Headlines

These are the top local news stories from News is my Business for Monday, October 24, 2016.

Oriental CEO ‘pleased’ PROMESA Board is active

Published 24 October 2016, 5:01 am
Oriental Bancorp reported $11.7 million in net income for the third quarter of 2016 ended Sept. 30. Read More →

Departamento de la Comida expanding scope

Published 24 October 2016, 5:00 am
A pioneer in Puerto Rico’s farm-to-table movement, Departamento de La Comida is expanding its scope. Read More →

Treasury Secretary leaves several projects pending

Published 21 October 2016, 5:03 am
With a little more than two months left to this administration’s four-year term, Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza said there are projects he would have liked to have seen through, including a reclassification of agency employees to improve their salaries. Read More →

Zaragoza: Oversight Board needs to defend Law 154

Published 21 October 2016, 5:02 am
The government of Puerto Rico is counting on the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico to fight for the permanence of Law 154, passed in October 2010 as an amendment to Puerto Rico’s Internal Revenue Code that places an excise tax on sales generated by local subsidiaries to their international parent companies. Read More →

Costa Bahía Hotel opens Blue Dolphin Casino

Published 21 October 2016, 5:01 am
As part of the remodeling and expansion of its facilities, the Costa Bahía Hotel & Convention Center announced Thursday the opening today of its new $5.4 million Blue Dolphin Casino. Read More →

Oriental marks 52nd anniversary with 52-week challenge

Published 21 October 2016, 5:00 am
Oriental Bank unveiled Thursday its “Oriental 52 Challenge,” a 52-week initiative to mark its anniversary, through which it invites the public to take part in different activities that contribute to their welfare, their family and community. Read More →

P.R. Police Dept. to pay $8.7M to 2,642 officers

Published 20 October 2016, 5:05 am
The U.S. Department of Labor requested that a federal judge approve a consent judgment requiring the Puerto Rico Police Department to pay $8,732,386 in back wages and interest to 2,642 current and former police officers. Read More →

César Castillo Inc. opening 3rd warehouse next month

Published 20 October 2016, 5:04 am
Long-time third-party logistics provider César Castillo Inc. announced it will open its third warehouse in November after an investment of more than $1 million in equipment. Read More →

Yale offers clinical research workshops in P.R.

Published 20 October 2016, 5:03 am
After a successful first workshop delivered by Yale University in May 2016, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) this week offered a series of workshops on clinical research to Puerto Rican researchers. Read More →

Auto dealerships: P.R. used car sales up in last decade

Published 20 October 2016, 5:02 am
The Puerto Rico Association of Automobile Distributors and Dealers released the findings of a study Wednesday that reflected, among other data, that used car sales has been on the rise in the past decade, outpacing new vehicle movement. Read More →

Ford Motor Co. Fund unveils educational initiative in PR

Published 20 October 2016, 5:01 am
Ford Motor Company Fund announced Wednesday it will launch its signature program, Ford Driving Dreams Tour, for the first time in Puerto Rico. Read More →

Biolatam conference slated for Nov. 29-30 in San Juan

Published 20 October 2016, 5:00 am
The third edition of Biolatam international life science partnering conference will take place in San Juan Nov. 29-30, organizers announced Wednesday. Read More →

Zaragoza to ask Board to put Treasury in receivership

Published 19 October 2016, 4:30 pm
Treasury Secretary Juan Zaragoza will ask the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico to place the agency he heads under receivership, to prevent anyone — including himself — from signing off on significant material transactions that could affect the government’s coffers. Read More →

PRASA looks to staff, service PRASA Revitalization Corp.

Published 19 October 2016, 5:03 am
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority’s (PRASA) board of directors on Tuesday authorized the creation of a Memorandum of Understanding to provide staff and services to the PRASA Revitalization Corp., formed recently to provide external financing to the cash-strapped water utility. Read More →

Ponce’s San Lucas Hospital pumps $2.5M into facility

Published 19 October 2016, 5:02 am
The Episcopal San Lucas Hospital in Ponce unveiled Tuesday a $2.5 million investment in its facilities, where it added a new Fetal Medicine Center, an Intermediate Emergency Room Unit, as well as new nuclear equipment. Read More →

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