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  • Real Estate in Puerto Rico
    On a one-acre lot in the gated, private estate section of the 1,900-acre Dorado Beach Ritz Carlton Reserve resort, this flat-roofed postmodern white concrete home is a canvas for art and sculpture, inside and out. A terraced brick paver path leads from a ...

  • Is Puerto Rico Going the Way of Greece and Detroit?
    SAN JUAN, Apr 15 2014 (IPS) - Puerto Rican society has been shaken to its foundations by the announcement in February by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s credit rating agencies that they had downgraded the island’s creditworthiness to junk status.

  • Why This Expat Loves Living In Puerto Rico
    Much fuss was made yesterday when my colleague Nick Giambruno released a report outlining the incredible tax benefits to be had, by Americans no less (the only people in the world to be taxed back home even when we leave), in Puerto Rico. As you may have ...

  • Ailing Puerto Rico open to radical economic fixes
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Slash the number of public holidays by two-thirds. Eliminate dozens of government agencies. Legalize marijuana and prostitution. From the intriguing to the impossible, there is no shortage of ideas for fixing Puerto Rico’s ...

  • Opinion: Puerto Rico Statehood Is A Moral, Democratic And Economic Imperative
    The myth that statehood is not good for the nation, created and supported by the usual suspects in the island and in Washington, has been dealt a devastating blow. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published the findings on how statehood for ...

  • Puerto Rico's New Bonds Plummet To A Record Closing Low
    In more dismal news for the United States territory, the price of Puerto Rico’s newest bonds once again fell, notching its lowest session-ending price since their debut a month ago. The Puerto Rican bonds, which mature in 2035 and carry a coupon of 8 ...

  • Puerto Rico's Commercial Market Recovery Remains Elusive
    According to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle, Puerto Rico's commercial real estate market continues to go through a bumpy recovery in 2014. JLL says the Puerto Rican economy continued its slide in 2013 with a growth rate of -0.5%. This follows 2012, a year ...

  • UPDATE 1-FINRA lifts hold on Puerto Rico bond cases, expands arbitrator pool
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday there are currently about 700 eligible arbitrators on its roster who have agreed to serve in Puerto Rico, where FINRA expects the majority of the roughly 209 cases it has received as of April 7 to ...

  • Lufthansa plans Puerto Rico aviation facility
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — German company Lufthansa Technik announced Thursday that it had signed a deal with Puerto Rico's government to build a facility for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul in the U.S. territory. The facility will be based at the ...

  • Puerto Rico Court Strikes Down New Pension Law
    Puerto Rico's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a law to change a teachers' retirement system is unconstitutional, dealing a blow to the U.S. territory's governor as he tries to revive a sluggish economy. The decision responds to a lawsuit that teachers ...