Top Local News Headlines

These are the top local news stories from News is my Business for Monday, August 15, 2022.

CPAs: Glitches with CRIM’s website prevent filing property taxes

Published 15 August 2022, 5:03 am
They warned that the online problems “affect taxpayer pockets." Read More →

CofC swears-in new president, Board

Published 15 August 2022, 5:02 am
During the event, new committee chairs, several affiliated associations and professional associations that were elected were also sworn in. Read More →

FirstBank’s 1Éxito entrepreneur training program returns

Published 15 August 2022, 5:01 am
FirstBank announced its fourth collaboration with INprende for the 1Éxito entrepreneurial training program, which has offered some 500 entrepreneurs free tools and workshops to optimize their businesses. These training sessions will be held via Zoom and will include the chance to be selected for an in-person mentorship boot camp, a raffle of up to $5,000, […] Read More →

Oriental launches ‘Your cards, your rules’ promo campaign

Published 15 August 2022, 5:00 am
Clients will be able to participate using their Oriental Mastercard in the promotion that will run through Sept. 30. Read More →

Puerto Rico Ports Authority gets $25M to rebuild Puerto Nuevo pier

Published 12 August 2022, 5:03 am
Ports Authority Executive Director Joel Pizá called the allocation "historic." Read More →

USDA grants $1.2M to improve healthcare in 4 Puerto Rico towns

Published 12 August 2022, 5:02 am
The US government made these funds available in the Emergency Rural Health Care Grants Programs through the American Rescue Plan Act. Read More →

Coca-Cola Music Hall hosted 100 events, 165K people in 1st year

Published 12 August 2022, 5:01 am
The events calendar for the rest of 2022 includes performances by local and international artists. Read More →

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry jobs up by 15.4% in past 12 months

Published 12 August 2022, 5:00 am
The tourism industry has broken the record of employed workers for six consecutive months. Read More →

CNE: Switching from PAN to SNAP would increase funds by 73%

Published 11 August 2022, 5:05 am
CNE has advocated for years for a transition from PAN to SNAP. Read More →

Gov’t announces start of funding program for mitigation projects

Published 11 August 2022, 5:04 am
PRASA intends to install four power generators for the La Plata Lake dam that will reduce the interruption of drinking water service to 369,000 people. Read More →

Labor Dept. calls for participation in 1st ‘Working Woman Study’

Published 11 August 2022, 5:03 am
The results of the study will be released in November 2022. Read More →

Retail chain Me Salvé starts using 100% compostable bags

Published 11 August 2022, 5:02 am
The bags take less time to decompose. Read More →

PR Blockchain Trade Assoc., PR 5G Zone collaborate on education

Published 11 August 2022, 5:01 am
This alliance hopes to keep Puerto Rico at the forefront of web 3 and the revolution of the economy for the future. Read More →

The Salvation Army delivers school supplies to Puerto Rican communities

Published 11 August 2022, 5:00 am
The event sought to provide supplies to children, so they are prepared for the start of the new school year. Read More →

MIDA study: Consumers worried about recession, cost of living hikes

Published 10 August 2022, 5:06 am
Consumers spent 14% more for their household products in 2022, versus a year ago. Read More →

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