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2013-05-24 12:22:10

San Juan Summit to feature leaders in the Puerto Rican diaspora and tech communities SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, MIAMI, and SILICON VALLEY, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parranda.org, a new non-profit dedicated to the development of a "Greater Puerto Rico," today announced that it has selected its keynote speakers for its first annual Parranda Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Thursday, May 30(th) at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. Headlining...

2013-03-06 16:21:36

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first of its kind public-private partnership, Morrison & Foerster represented a consortium of major airlines in the privatization of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The deal closed Feb. 27, following Federal Aviation Administration approval. Aerostar Airport Holdings, a joint venture between Highstar Capital and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV will pay the Government of Puerto Rico over $2.5...

2012-01-19 14:31:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson today appointed Mario Gonzalez-Lafuente, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, as part of a strategy to promote the United States. The announcement of Gonzalez-Lafuente's participation as one of the 32 members of the TTAB was made during the visit by President Obama and Commerce...

2010-11-30 13:00:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Puerto Rico today unveiled a promise to the world encapsulated in the bold declaration: "PUERTO RICO DOES IT BETTER!" During a simultaneous launch in San Juan and Manhattan, Puerto Rico Governor Luis G. Fortuño, Secretary of State Kenneth McClintock, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce Jos© P©rez-Riera and Puerto Rico Tourism Company Executive Director Mario...

2010-08-16 17:38:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS), the largest managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced the initial results of the Government of Puerto Rico's RFP (Request for Proposal) process for the Reform (Medicaid) business. The Company, which is currently responsible for managing three of the eight Reform regions in Puerto Rico, has learned today that its managed care subsidiary will not be invited to participate at this...

2010-07-21 11:26:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to promote and facilitate the development of renewable energy sources in Puerto Rico, the Government of Puerto Rico is establishing and implementing a series of new policies that will create the necessary legal framework to spearhead said development. Today, Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuno, signed into law several measures that clearly define Puerto Rico's public policy regarding renewable energy. The newly...

2006-05-10 23:41:03

By Enrique Martel SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's governor announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to end a budget crisis and partial government shutdown that has left nearly 100,000 public workers out of work since May 1. Gov. Anibal Acevedo Vila, flanked by House Speaker Jose Aponte and Senate President Kenneth McClintock, said the self-governing U.S. territory would "return to normality" on Monday thanks to last-minute fiscal guidelines put forward by an...