Top Local News Headlines

These are the top local news stories from News is my Business for Saturday, October 20, 2018.

P.R. business sector vital for T-Mobile’s growth post-María

Published 19 October 2018, 5:04 am
The segment — comprising all types of companies, but especially small and medium enterprises — has delivered a 19 percent month-over-month growth for the carrier since August. Read More →

P.R. auto sales soar by 32.7% year-over-year in September

Published 19 October 2018, 5:03 am
The group known as GUIA said the fastest growing segments for the month were vans, minivans, SUVs and pick-up trucks. Read More →

Amazon Web Services, OAS collaborating to support LatAm in natural disasters

Published 19 October 2018, 5:02 am
This is the second collaboration of this nature between AWS and OAS. Read More →

Acai Express invests $350K in 4 new locations in P.R.

Published 19 October 2018, 5:01 am
The new stores will generate 40 direct jobs, and are part of the company’s plans to finish the year with a total of 17 locations on the island. Read More →

Agriculture Dept. stabilizes fresh product deliveries to public school lunchrooms

Published 19 October 2018, 5:00 am
Fresh produce will be served starting next week. Read More →

Goya tops the list of brands most-recognized by P.R. consumers

Published 18 October 2018, 5:05 am
Goya is followed by Toyota, Nike, Coca-Cola, Ace, Clorox and Casera, which made its debut in the most remembered list. Read More →

Triple-S donates $250K to nonprofits contributing to P.R.’s recovery

Published 18 October 2018, 5:04 am
The donation was announced following a gathering of representatives from the nonprofits, who offered details of what they have been doing in their communities. Read More →

CienciaPR opens call for young scientists in P.R. to apply for Yale Ciencia Academy

Published 18 October 2018, 5:03 am
The program is a collaboration between CienciaPR and Yale University and is subsidized by the National Institutes of Health. Read More →

Op-Ed: Investors need to stay the course

Published 18 October 2018, 5:01 am
The Dow Jones dropped 832 points, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 indices took substantial hits. Read More →

7 P.R. cosmetic brands to be sold at Luis Muñoz Marín Airport’s duty-free shop

Published 18 October 2018, 5:00 am
The brands now being sold at the airport have been in the local market for between two and eight years, and generate a dozen jobs. Read More →

Liberty Latin America acquires remaining 40% of Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico

Published 17 October 2018, 9:12 am
Following the acquisition, Liberty Latin America owns 100 percent of Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico. Read More →

Gov’t allocates $7M to boost hydroponics and aquaponic agriculture

Published 17 October 2018, 5:04 am
Agency Secretary Manuel Laboy explained the money comes from the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co.’s Special Economic Development Fund. Read More →

DMO: P.R. stands out in IMEX America tourism fair in Las Vegas

Published 17 October 2018, 5:03 am
IMEX 2018 served as the stage for the announcement of the addition of 657 new rooms in October, which represents an investment of $1.9 billion. Read More →

Metro Pavia Health Systems hospitals join Cigna Health Insurance network

Published 17 October 2018, 5:01 am
Four hospitals under the Metro Pavia Health System have joined the Cigna Health Insurance network. Read More →

Nextgen Pharma expands production capacity with flavored medical cannabis

Published 17 October 2018, 5:00 am
The products are already available in most dispensaries in Puerto Rico. Read More →

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