» Migrant caravan: US-bound migrants clash with Mexico riot police
19/10/18 20:11 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
A caravan of hundreds of Central American migrants faces Mexican riot police as they try to cross.

» Virgin Is Putting a Tattoo Parlor on Its Cruise Ships
19/10/18 18:33 from Caribbean Journal
 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Richard Branson said his new cruise line would be different, and he’s making good on the promise. Branson’s Virgin Voyages has announced that its first ship, Scarlet Lady, will bring tattoo ...

» Caribbean Photo of the Week: Grenada’s Colorful Capital
19/10/18 18:29 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Fretwell, who sent in this lovely shot of the colorful capital of Grenada, St George’s. Have you taken a great photo in the Ca...

» Winston Churchill’s Suite in the Bahamas
19/10/18 18:25 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell “Mr Churchill is easily satisfied with the best,” Lord Birkenhead once said of his friend, Sir Winston Churchill. The preceding quotation— sometimes wrongly attributed to Churchill himsel...

» Pompeo: Migrant caravan reaching 'a moment of crisis'
19/10/18 17:30 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The US urges Mexico to stop the caravan of thousands of Central American migrants heading for the US.

» St Barth’s Hotel Christopher Completes Its Comeback
19/10/18 13:01 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell It’s been quite a week for the French Caribbean island of St Barth. First was the long-awaited relaunch of the boutique Hotel Le Toiny on the island’s raw southeastern shore. Now, another leading re...

» How to Go Glamping in Puerto Rico
19/10/18 12:29 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff First Anegada, then Antigua, and now Puerto Rico. The Caribbean’s glamping, or luxury camping, sector is heating up. The newest addition is the Pitahaya Glamping Eco-Retreat in Puerto Rico, the ...

» Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder to take legal action against Ecuador
19/10/18 12:18 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.

» Sunwing Launching First-Ever Tobago Flights
19/10/18 12:17 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is adding a new destination in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning Dec. 20, Sunwing will launch its first-ever flights to the island of Tobago. “We are delighted to b...

» Caribbean Hotels See a Rebound
19/10/18 12:05 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel industry saw a strong rebound in September, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy was 48.8 percent in September, a 6.9 perce...

» Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder takes legal action against Ecuador
19/10/18 11:56 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.

» Mission to Mercury: BepiColombo spacecraft ready for launch
19/10/18 07:04 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Europe and Japan await the launch of their joint mission to the little world nearest the Sun.

» Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border
19/10/18 06:20 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The move follows President Trump's threat to close the US-Mexico border and cut aid.

» The Venezuelans making a new life in Brazil
19/10/18 03:42 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil, trying to escape their country’s crisis.

» Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border
18/10/18 18:13 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

» Auberge Opening Punta Mita Resort in 2020
18/10/18 15:37 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing luxury hotel brand Auberge Resorts is expanding again in the region, with plans to debut its Susurros del Corazon resort in Mexico’s tony Punta Mita area in 2020. according to the c...

» Melia Is Opening Two Punta Cana All-Inclusive Hotels
18/10/18 13:39 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company is planning to transform its Melia Caribe Tropical resort into two standalone all-inclusive hotels: the Melia P...

» Le Sereno St Barth Is Reopening Dec. 1
18/10/18 13:22 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening ...

» Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation Names New CEO
18/10/18 12:25 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul P...

» Jamaica Signing Air Services Agreements With Morocco, South Africa
18/10/18 12:18 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s cabinet has approved the signing of new air services agreements with four countries, the government said this week. The prospective air services agreements would be signed with Sloveni...

» Marbella Ibarra: Mexican women's football pioneer killed
18/10/18 08:00 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Marbella Ibarra's body was found showing signs of torture almost month after she disappeared.

» Venezuelans escape to Spain and ask to return old favour
17/10/18 20:02 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Decades ago, Spaniards fled the Franco dictatorship to build new lives in Venezuela. Times have changed.

» 5 Mexico Hotels to Visit Right Now
17/10/18 15:11 from Caribbean Journal
 While the Caribbean coast of Mexico is filled with everything-included hotels, finding the more authentic, European-plan hotels is not always an easy proposition. But if you look closely, you can find them. Indeed, tucked away in t...

» Four Seasons Nevis Set to Complete First Phase of Renovation
17/10/18 14:43 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is set to debut the first phase of its multimillion-dollar renovation project in December, the property told Caribbean Journal. The first phase of the project at the 189-...

» St Kitts Is Getting More New Nonstop Flights
17/10/18 14:21 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to St Kitts is about to get a whole lot easier. The Eastern Caribbean destination is seeing continued growth from carriers across the United States and Canada. The new flights include United&#...

» Nigel Spence: A Recipe for Whole Roasted Cauliflower
17/10/18 14:14 from Caribbean Journal
 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor When I began my quest a few years ago, transitioning to a healthier lifestyle, I had no idea of the many roads I would travel – literally and figuratively, in search of the next best ingredient(s...

» Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras over migrants
17/10/18 09:34 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
A group of at least 1,500 migrants is currently in Guatemala, heading north toward the US border.

» Brazil's ‘school for politicians’ gets a taste of power
16/10/18 20:08 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Tired of corruption, business people in Brazil come together to forge a new generation of lawmakers.

» The Bahamas Is Getting a New Five-Star Resort Project
16/10/18 19:57 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell A significant new luxury destination is coming to the Out Islands of The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned. In a major development for Long Island, one of the most pristine and undeveloped islands in The B...

» Hilton Opens First Hotel in Guatemala
16/10/18 19:44 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened its first-ever hotel in Guatemala. The brand’s first property in the country is set in the heart of Guatemala City, with 130 rooms in a neo-colonial style. Amenities include an...

» Nicaragua frees protesters after international outcry
16/10/18 11:07 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Police release dozens of demonstrators they had detained after an anti-government demonstration.

» A Big Milestone for a Legendary Grenadines Resort
16/10/18 11:05 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Petit St Vincent private-island resort in the Grenadines is reopening its doors Nov. 1, set to mark its 50th season. It’s a major milestone for the 115-acre, 22-unit property, whic...

» Carnival Set to Complete $2 Billion Fleet Enhancement Program
16/10/18 10:58 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is set to complete the final phase of its $2 billion fleet enhancement program. The project will conclude with a dry dock of the Carnival Victory ship, which Carnival will be tran...

» Julian Assange given feline ultimatum by Ecuador
16/10/18 06:06 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The Wikileaks co-founder is told to look after his cat at the London embassy or he may lose it.

» More Travelers Are Visiting Grenada
15/10/18 21:48 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more travelers are flocking to the Caribbean island of Grenada, according to the latest numbers from the Grenada Tourism Authority. The destination has received 111,446 stayover visitors so f...

» American Airlines Adding New Dallas-Caribbean Flights
15/10/18 21:31 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding more new flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to the Caribbean, the airport said in a statement this week. The new service from Dallas-Fort Worth includes flights to San Pedro Su...

» All-Inclusive Planet Hollywood Opens in Costa Rica
15/10/18 21:27 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever Planet Hollywood resort in the wider Caribbean region has officially opened its doors on the coast of Costa Rica. The all-inclusive Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is set on the popular P...

» Venezuela crisis hits food markets and a morgue
15/10/18 20:01 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Shortages, inflation and power cuts are causing misery in Venezuela's oil-rich Zulia state.

» St Barth’s Hotel Le Toiny Reopens
15/10/18 13:38 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. ...

» Usain Bolt questions why he is being drug tested as he is not yet a professional footballer
15/10/18 08:25 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Usain Bolt questions why he has received a notice for a drugs test from Australia's anti-doping authority, saying he is not yet a professional footballer.

» Nicaragua police arrest demonstrators amid crackdown
15/10/18 08:14 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Human rights groups are calling for those arrested on Sunday amid a police crackdown to be released.

» VIDEO: Turks and Caicos’ Shore Club Is A New Level of Luxury Hotel
14/10/18 22:17 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Long Bay is shallow and calm, and at night the moon hits the obsidian sea as if it were some kind of secret lake. It’s a moonscape you’ll almost never find in the Caribbean, … ...

» W Is Opening a Costa Rica Hotel
14/10/18 21:18 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff W Hotels is set to open its newest hotel in the Caribbean Basin next month: the new W Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal. The newest W in the region is slated to debut in November, with … The post W Is...

» Why to Try a Taste of St Croix
14/10/18 14:44 from Caribbean Journal
 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Long one of the region’s most beloved food festivals, the Taste of St Croix is returning again for 2018. While in previous iterations the festival focused on a culinary competition, this year̵...

» Spirit’s New Nonstop Dominican Republic Flights
14/10/18 14:38 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has made no secret of its plans to push its capital, Santo Domingo, as an emerging tourism destination. And the capital just got a big boost from Spirit Airlines, which has offi...

» Murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero canonised
14/10/18 07:24 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Salvadoran cleric Óscar Romero, who spoke out against civil war atrocities, was killed in 1980.

» Salvadorans celebrate ahead of Oscar Romero canonisation
13/10/18 22:17 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who spoke out against atrocities, will become a saint on Sunday.

» How (And Why) to Live on South Bimini in The Bahamas
13/10/18 22:06 from Caribbean Journal
 By Alexander Britell Moving — or buying a home — on a very tiny island in the Caribbean isn’t always an easy proposition Sometimes, the things that make a place exotic and beautiful — like remotene...

» Antigua’s Jumby Bay Private Island Resort Reopens
13/10/18 21:37 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s legendary Jumby Bay Island is open again, following an extensive enhancement project. The private-island resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that gave Oetker Collecti...

» Riu Reopening Tropical Bay All-Inclusive in Negril
13/10/18 21:17 from Caribbean Journal
 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has embarked on a broad renovation and expansion push in the Caribbean, with another revamped hotel set to relaunch. This time it’s the Riu Palace Tropical Bay, one of the two Riu all-inclus...

» Caribbean Photo of the Week: St Patrick’s, Grenada
13/10/18 20:42 from Caribbean Journal
 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader, who sent in this lovely shot of the town of St Patrick’s in Grenada. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW i...

» Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over child abuse claims
13/10/18 10:15 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Pope Francis ordered the move amid allegations linking the prelates to the sexual abuse of minors.

» Nicaragua anti-government protesters on trial
13/10/18 09:04 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
President Daniel Ortega accuses them of organising violent street protests in a coup attempt against him.

» Venezuela 'frees Lorent Saleh amid suicide concerns'
12/10/18 22:38 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Lorent Saleh, 30, has been freed and flown to Spain after four years in prison, officials say.

» CNE lanza nueva iniciativa: BLUEPRINT
12/10/18 15:57 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
  En CNE entendemos que es imprescindible desarrollar un marco abarcador de planificación y política pública para atender todo lo relacionado al tema de vivienda y la tenencia de la tierra. Estos asuntos son medulares para la recupe...

» Windrush generation: Back home after 25 years
11/10/18 21:16 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
In 1993, Ken Morgan left the UK to attend a funeral in Jamaica. But he wasn't allowed to return.

» Can A Bolivian Entrepreneur Make Cities Safer For Women And Children?
10/10/18 18:35 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Gabriela Strauss -- who has an eight-year-old daughter -- left her bank job to launch a new ridesharing service focused on safety. With big ambitions from the start, she set out to meet one challenge at a time.

» In pictures: Haiti earthquake aftermath in Port-de-Paix
08/10/18 11:41 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Haiti residents are trying to cope after a powerful earthquake that struck the nation on Saturday.

» Brazil election: Five things you need to know
06/10/18 22:47 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Key points of the Brazilian election which has been characterised by dramatic twists and turns.

» Pablo Escobar's son on life at English boarding school
06/10/18 20:10 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Phillip Witcomb was sent to a remote English school after his biological father tried to kidnap him.

» Brazil elections: Why are there so many murders?
05/10/18 21:37 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
Violent crime is a key issue for voters at the forthcoming presidential and national elections.

» Gold, rabbits and crypto: Venezuela's strange economic plans
02/10/18 20:14 from BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean
The government in Caracas has not been short of creative approaches to tackle the country's economic crisis.

» Transforming the Recovery into Locally-led Growth: Federal Contracting in the Post-Disaster Period
26/09/18 13:47 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
          For Spanish version, scroll down. In the wake of the devastation resulting from hurricane María, the United States Federal Government mobilized numerous emergency relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Tra...

» CNE welcomes sponsors to Black Start 2019
12/09/18 12:24 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
Black Start 2019 is poised to become a defining event for the future of energy in Puerto Rico.  We are thrilled to welcome Fundación Colibrí to our team as the Presenting Sponsor of the Conference. Fundación Colibrí is a new philant...

» Meet The Startup That Wants You To Help Solar Go Mainstream
03/09/18 16:26 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Now comes a company with IKEA-like dreams for helping an emerging category in the home-furnishings market go mainstream: solar energy. But unlike its brick-and-mortar predecessor, SVEA Solar aims to do this the modern way: with software.

» Ponencia del CNE ante el Senado sobre la política pública energética y su marco regulatorio
30/08/18 11:59 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
Click here for English version Buenos días, Honorable Senador Lawrence Seilhamer Rodríguez, Presidente de la Comisión Especial de Asuntos de Energía del Senado de Puerto Rico, Honorables Senadores miembros de esta Comisión, y a todo el p...

» Reestructuración de la deuda de la AEE 2.0
23/08/18 11:22 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
https://www.noticel.com/opiniones/blogs/cne/reestructuracion-de-la-deuda-de-la-aee-20/783540085 © Derechos Reservados O2 Comunicaciones, Inc.   Sergio Marxuach, director de Política Pública del Centro para una Nueva Economía junto a...

» CNE has a New Director in Washington, DC
16/08/18 14:01 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
Now more than ever, the playing field in Washington, DC is highly uneven for Puerto Rico. Given this political context, Puerto Rico urgently needs a new civic infrastructure that will place island stakeholders in the corridors of power w...

» Puerto Rico como laboratorio socioeconómico
13/08/18 13:46 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
For english version scroll down. A casi un año del paso del Huracán María, todavía no se avistan señales certeras de que se avecina la reconstrucción del país. A pesar de que recientemente se anunció la aprobación del Plan de Acción some...

» " They Have Taken the One I Love "
03/08/18 06:33 from PR Journal

» El Centro para la Nueva Economía crece en Washington
02/08/18 11:24 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
  El Centro para la Nueva Economía crece en Washington www.elnuevodia.com El grupo de estudio anuncia el nombramiento de Rossana Torres como directora de su oficina en la capital federal a partir del 13 de agosto    

» Puerto Rico’s Electric Utility Is In Chaos, With Customers Still Awaiting Power
01/08/18 16:50 from CNE - Centro Para Una Nueva Economía - Center for a New Economy
Entrevista con Sergio Marxuach sobre la posible privatización de PREPA.  

» Stanford Study: Latino Startups Are Growing In Numbers But Are 'Underbanked'
11/03/18 13:40 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
This year’s report has a data point that I believe is newsworthy. Despite rapid growth -- especially among women and millennials -- Latino entrepreneurs are less likely to seek support from banks than their non-Latino peers.

» 5:04 AM 2/13/2018 - RECENT POSTS
13/02/18 06:05 from PR Journal

» Can A National Latino Organization Grow Bigger By Going Local In 2018?
11/02/18 19:43 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
In 2018, I will be watching several voter advocacy groups, including Voto Latino. First reason: having experienced four national election cycles, and three midterms as well, this next midterm election gives Voto Latino an opportunity to ...

» A Rum Company's Quixotic Technology Vision For A New Puerto Rico
25/12/17 17:53 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
What Puerto Rico's largest rum company is doing to respond to the island's crises. They are working on several fronts, near term and long.

» "The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls..."
24/12/17 11:18 from PR Journal

» Handcuffs are the solution to the FBI problems! For themselves!
12/12/17 17:40 from PR Journal

» How To Shop With A Purpose For Puerto Rico This Christmas
28/11/17 17:28 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Last week, a new venture in Puerto Rico called Colmena 66 launched a website that enables people outside of Puerto Rico to shop for products and hire for talent in Puerto Rico.

» 7:07 AM 11/18/2017 - PREPA head Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez resigns
18/11/17 08:07 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Head of Puerto Rico's electric utility resigns amid questions about slow repairs in hurricane's wake - Washington Post   Yesterday, 15:01 Head of Puerto Rico's electric utility resigns amid questions about slow repairs in hurricane'...

» 7:27 AM 11/17/2017 - RECENT POSTS
17/11/17 08:27 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Puerto Rico News pr-us.org – News and Reviews in English and Spanish RECENT POSTS 7:21 AM 11/17/2017 – Puerto Rico hit with new power outage November 17, 2017 10:50 AM 11/16/2017 – Puerto Rico’s representative to Congress on rebuilding N...

» Meet The VC Who's Betting On A Better World In 3D: Gilman Louie
14/11/17 18:00 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
The people inside that building were Stewart Alsop and Gilman Louie, founders of the fast emerging VC firm Alsop-Louie. It’s a special firm. Among their investments: Niantic, the company behind Pokemon Go.

» 4:39 AM 11/7/2017 – ?Can Puerto Rico Overcome a Colonial Past?
07/11/17 05:39 from PR Journal

» 4:35 AM 11/7/2017 – ?Can Puerto Rico Overcome a Colonial Past?
07/11/17 05:35 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
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» How Hurricanes have affected the Puerto Rico status discussion
05/11/17 09:12 from PR Journal

» FBI reportedly investigating Whitefish Energy's Puerto Rico power contract
05/11/17 09:08 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
FBI reportedly investigating Whitefish Energy's Puerto Rico power contract Puerto Rico, lost in limbo - The Week Magazine Puerto Rican statehood is necessary for hurricane damage and debt to be resolved - The Wellesley News Statehood For...

» Puerto Rico News: 7:09 PM 11/2/2017 - Exclusive: Trump agrees to pic...
02/11/17 20:10 from PR Journal

» 7:09 PM 11/2/2017 - Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs
02/11/17 20:09 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs Thursday November 2 nd , 2017  at  7:05 PM 1 Share November 2, 2017 / 5:48 PM / Updated an hour ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on ...

» News Reviews and Opinions: 6:06 PM 11/2/2017 - The Latest: 3 victims of Walma...
02/11/17 19:10 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
News Reviews and Opinions: 6:06 PM 11/2/2017 - The Latest: 3 victims of Walma... : shooting at a Colorado Walmart - Google Search Thursday November 2 nd , 2017  at  4:17 PM Shooting At A Colorado Walmart - G...

» News Reviews and Opinions: 5:58 PM 11/2/2017 - Ex-Putin adviser: Putin 'belie...
02/11/17 19:00 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
News Reviews and Opinions: 5:58 PM 11/2/2017 - Ex-Putin adviser: Putin 'belie... : Ex-Putin adviser: Putin 'believed' he elected Trump | TheHill Examples of Russian facebook ads - Washington Post Gunman who ‘nonc...

» Puerto Rico Journal: 11:45 AM 11/2/2017 - Recent Posts
02/11/17 12:47 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Puerto Rico Journal: 11:45 AM 11/2/2017 - Recent Posts : Russian propagandists sought to influence LGBT voters with a "Buff Bernie" ad:   “You can color your own Bernie hero!” the ad s...

» 11:45 AM 11/2/2017 - Recent Posts
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» News Reviews and Opinions: 10:00 AM 10/30/2017 - The indictment against Paul ...
30/10/17 11:17 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
News Reviews and Opinions: 10:00 AM 10/30/2017 - The indictment against Paul ... : Read the indictment against Paul Manafort - The Boston Globe mikenova  shared this story  from  Manafort - Google News. The Boston Gl...

» News Reviews and Opinions: Paul Manafort - News Review
30/10/17 11:14 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
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» Puerto Rico News: Puerto Rico says it's scrapping $300M Whitefish co...
29/10/17 20:10 from PR Journal

» Puerto Rico says it's scrapping $300M Whitefish contract
29/10/17 20:09 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Puerto Rico says it's scrapping $300M Whitefish contract   By DANICA COTO 18:03 Puerto Rico says it's scrapping $300M Whitefish contract Today, October 29th 18:03 ·   By DANICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The head of Pue...

» Puerto Rico News: 6:18 PM 10/29/2017 - Puerto Rico's governor seeks ...
29/10/17 19:19 from PR Journal

» 6:18 PM 10/29/2017 - Puerto Rico's governor seeks to cancel $300M Whitefish contract
29/10/17 19:18 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Puerto Rico's governor seeks to cancel $300M Whitefish contract Sunday October 29 th , 2017  at  6:16 PM Stars And Stripes 1 Share Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday demanded that the board of the island's power company cancel th...

» RUSSIA and THE WEST - РОССИЯ и ЗАПАД: 4:48 PM 10/29/2017 - Recent Posts: Trump, Assange,...
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» News Reviews and Opinions: 4:23 PM 10/29/2017 - Recent Posts
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» News Reviews and Opinions: 3:59 PM 10/29/2017 - Trump, Assange, Bannon, Farag...
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» Puerto Rico Journal: 5:27 AM 10/28/2017 - Here's What's In That $300 Mi...
28/10/17 06:29 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Puerto Rico Journal: 5:27 AM 10/28/2017 - Here's What's In That $300 Mi... : NPR Here's What's In That $300 Million Whitefish Contract NPR Last week, a tiny company in Montana called Whitefish Energy Holdi...

» 5:27 AM 10/28/2017 - Here's What's In That $300 Million Whitefish Contract
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» Powerless Puerto Rico - The New York Times - Link
28/10/17 03:51 from PR Journal

» 4:26 PM 10/27/2017 - Powerless Puerto Rico - The New York Times
27/10/17 17:26 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
Powerless Puerto Rico - The New York Times A darkened street in Yauco, Puerto Rico, earlier this month.   Credit  Mario Tama/Getty Images Amid the slow-motion agonies of Puerto Rico, it is heartening to see the  reopening ...

» News Reviews and Opinions: 3:11 PM 10/27/2017 - Trump administration disavows...
27/10/17 16:14 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
News Reviews and Opinions: 3:11 PM 10/27/2017 - Trump administration disavows... : Washington Post Trump  administration disavows Puerto Rico power contract ABC News The  Trump  administration said Friday it had no invo...

» Puerto Rico News: 1:31 PM 10/27/2017 - Lawmakers demand investigatio...
27/10/17 14:31 from PR Journal

» 1:31 PM 10/27/2017 - Lawmakers demand investigation into no-bid contract between Puerto Rico and Trump-connected company
27/10/17 14:31 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
ThinkProgress Lawmakers demand  investigation  into no-bid contract between Puerto Rico and  Trump -connected company ThinkProgress Whitefish Energy will get paid through the  Federal  Emergency Management Agency...

» 1:03 PM 10/27/2017 - FEMA Disavows Puerto Rico Power Contract Amid Investigations
27/10/17 14:03 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
The Hill FEMA has 'significant concerns' with Puerto Rico's $300m power deal The Hill The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sounding an alarm over Puerto Rico's $300 million contract with a small Montana company to restore po...

» 12:58 PM 10/27/2017 - FEMA has 'significant concerns' with Puerto Rico's $300m power deal
27/10/17 13:58 from PR Journal

» Puerto Rico Journal: 7:17 AM 10/27/2017 - Hurricane Maria caused larges...
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Puerto Rico Journal: 7:17 AM 10/27/2017 - Hurricane Maria caused larges... : Hurricane Maria caused largest-ever US blackout - The Hill Friday October 27 th , 2017  at  7:15 AM Top Stories - Google News ...

» 7:17 AM 10/27/2017 - Hurricane Maria caused largest-ever US blackout - The Hill
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» 7:10 AM 10/27/2017 - Puerto Rico's Gov. Rosselló orders audit of Whitefish contract to fix power grid
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» 7:08 AM 10/27/2017 - Puerto Rico residents fleeing to Florida after Hurricane Maria
27/10/17 08:08 from PUERTO RICO NEWS
puerto rico - Google Search Friday October 27 th , 2017  at  7:06 AM Puerto Rico - Google News 1 Share Puerto Rico  residents fleeing to Florida after Hurricane Maria CNN - 4 hours ago (CNN) Tens of thousands of  Puer...

» A River Runs Through It: Sacramento's Amazonian Pitch For Amazon's Second Headquarters
20/10/17 18:25 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
If Amazon decides to make the move to Northern California, it may find the opportunity to tackle one of the biggest challenges of our times. A river will run through it -- like many cities, including Sacramento -- but this river will be ...

» 11:37 AM 10/16/2017 - Trump has badly undercut his own administration on Puerto Rico - Washington Post
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The Health 202: Trump has badly undercut his own administration on Puerto Rico - Washington Post Monday October 16 th , 2017  at  11:35 AM Trump Under Federal Investigation - Google News 1 Share Washington Post The Health 202:&...

» 6:24 AM 10/16/2017 - CNN’s YouTube Videos: Leading Democrat calls for Puerto Rico water investigation after CNN report - by mikenova
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8:12 PM 10/15/2017 –  CNN’s YouTube Videos: Leading Democrat calls for Puerto Rico water investigation after CNN report by mikenova Monday October 16 th , 2017  at  6:14 AM The World-Wide Times 1 Share 1. News in Photos fr...

» 6:20 AM 10/16/2017 - Leading Democrat calls for Puerto Rico water investigation after CNN report
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» The Making Of A Young Latino VC: Meet Rami Reyes
10/10/17 12:55 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
After managing successful investments and exits in companies such as Facebook, Yelp, and Marketshare, a few leaders at Elevation went on to launch a new firm, NextEquity Partners, which focuses on companies entering their growth stage. R...

» The Biggest Reason Businesses Care About Story In The Digital Age (It's About Solving Problems)
30/09/17 19:07 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
The three-part structure of story -- quest, conflict, resolution -- follows the solutions-based logic of selling that organizations of all kinds must embrace. In fact, organizations that take the time to study each of these three fundame...

» MyKronoz: It's Time To Rethink The Smartwatch
30/08/17 17:23 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
MyKronoz -- a Swiss company -- is about to launch a hybrid smartwatch in the US called ZeTime, and for at least three reasons the timing feels right.

» Veryfier: A Startup Makes Room For Experts In The Gig Economy
28/08/17 11:00 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
With Veryfier -- now in beta on iOS -- you can find a local LA car enthusiast to look under the hood, kick the tires and take the car for a spin. If successful, it could be the harbinger of a new kind of gig economy,one where doing what ...

» The Digital Storyboard: How To Tell Your Company's Story With A Thousand Voices
17/08/17 12:09 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
There’s an emerging approach to collective storytelling that not only aims for scale, but that also is suited to leveraging technology -- some simple, some advanced -- for helping to scale its reach even further.

» Can Swarm Fund Help The Cryptocurrency Market Finally Enter The Mainstream?
16/08/17 15:43 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
I thought about Geoffrey Moore's "Crossing The Chasm" when pondering the pitch of a new organization in the cryptocurrency market: Swarm Fund, which is holding an independent coin offering (ICO) on September 7. Swarm has the mission of h...

» Storytech: Three Ways To Test Your Big Idea Before Spending Big Bucks Promoting It
10/08/17 20:32 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
In my work with clients over the past few years, I’ve been taking stock of several approaches that marketers increasingly are taking to provide themselves with checks and balances to their storytelling. In this article, I look at surveys...

» Eleven Things You Should Know About Storytelling, Humanity's Greatest But Most Dangerous Tool
30/07/17 13:38 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
The top eleven things that people should know about storytelling, whether or not they are communication professionals. In the age of big content and fake news, we all need to become more story literate.

» 'Go North, Young Startup': Silicon Valley Might Be Converging With Sacramento
23/07/17 11:46 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
If we reimagine Silicon Valley's borders -- and stretch them to include our northern neighbors and everyone in between -- things could get better if not just more interesting. There are economic, technological, and political dimensions t...

» This Is Your Brain On Storytelling: The Chemistry Of Modern Communication
21/07/17 11:52 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
The science of storytelling is founded on an understanding of how brain chemistry can be used -- for both good and evil -- to change human behavior. A brief essay on what we know, and why we should be concerned.

» Tweets by mikenov
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» The Modern Marketer's Burden: Understanding The Ethical Challenges Of Storytelling
14/07/17 17:01 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Part three in an ongoing curriculum on the art, science, and ethics of storytelling.

» Latino Group Bets On Big Data To Accelerate Diversity Across Silicon Valley
12/07/17 14:26 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Working with a firm called CulturIntel, the scorecard's embrace of big data is a nice Silicon Valley spin on the carrot and stick. In fact, HMG’s big carrot is big data. What people say in a survey is often different from what they will ...

» Why You Should Study Storytelling In The Age Of Big Content And Fake News
10/07/17 18:50 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
In the age of "big content and fake news," civic and commercial leaders need to understand the art and science of story. Story matters -- perhaps more than ever -- and there are at least three reasons why.

» Storytech: A Curriculum For Leadership In The Age Of 'Big Content'
05/07/17 12:02 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
In July, I will be posting an online curriculum on modern communications - in the form of a series of blog posts - in the age of 'Big Content'. The mission: to level the playing field for both commercial and civic leaders who are more ch...

» Why 'Tech Shaming' Doesn't Work (Besides The Fact That It's Wrong)
21/05/17 21:16 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
"Tech shaming": I did some research last week and found a raft of articles describing what the phrase means to a range of populations and the impact it has had with them. I came to a quick conclusion: tech shaming is wrong, but the reaso...

» News Reviews and Opinions: The World Web Times – wwtimes.com: News, Analysis,...
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» News Reviews and Opinions: 8:22 AM 5/17/2017 - The James Comey memo is an exi...
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» Why Marketers Need To Study The Art And Tech of Conflict Resolution
14/05/17 15:37 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
On the day after the 2016 election, I had the good fortune of having to prepare for a guest lecture at SF State. It's been more than six months, so I've had ample time to reflect more on what actually happened and how that might impact t...

» A Washingtonian Asks Silicon Valley Latinos: 'Please Tell Your Stories'
06/05/17 12:42 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
I got an email from my friend Maritza Huerta that Mickey Ibarra, an iconic DC-based community leader, was coming to Silicon Valley to keynote at the Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit at Stanford University, an annual gathering of l...

» Puerto Rico Activities For This Weekend
05/05/17 04:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Friday, May 5 Playarte Nights Boardriders Surf Bar holds this arts and culture event the first Friday of every month at La Pared beach. Live music, artisans and other presentations. Where: La Pared beach, Herminio Diaz Navarro Street, Lu...

» Puerto Rico News Digest For May 3, 2017
03/05/17 12:47 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
BANKRUPTCY! GOVERNOR SAYS PR TO SEEK TITLE III PROTECTION Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced at a press conference this morning that he has notified the Fiscal  Control Board of the intention of the Puerto Rican government to trigg...

» Puerto Rico News Digest For May 1, 2017
01/05/17 18:39 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
MAY DAY!   ENRAGED PROTESTERS VENT THEIR ANGER Photo by @Tatymailine As part of the massive general strike which was called for May 1st, scores of citizens took to to the streets across Puerto Rico today -- mainly in the San Ju...

» Sacramento Bets On Women To Help Lead The Tech Economy
30/04/17 15:59 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
FourthWave aims to close the access-to-capital gap for women, just like organizations such as the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative -- an organization I've written about several times -- aim to close the gap for Latinos. It's a...

» Puerto Rico News Videos
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» Puerto Rico Statehood In The Age of Trump
26/04/17 06:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Commentary Rosa Bravo Originally published March 8, 2017 The cause of Puerto Rican statehood, already battered by the island's enormous economic crisis, has run into a new obstacle: the election of Donald Trump as President. While the Pr...

» Individual Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking
25/04/17 05:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
US Attorney's Office,  San Juan Press Release April 22, 2017 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Yesterday, after a two day trial, a jury found  Luciano Mendoza-Garcia guilty of drug trafficking charges,  announced United States Attor...

» Puerto Rico News Digest For April 24, 2017
24/04/17 10:29 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
PONCE COP DIES AFTER SHOOTING From Officer.com : "A Puerto Rico police officer succumbed Wednesday of injuries he sustained in a shooting Sunday. Agent Benjamín De los Santos-Barbosa and three other officers attempted to stop a vehicle w...

» Puerto Rico Events For This Weekend
21/04/17 06:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Friday, April 21 Carolina Gallery Nights Enjoy a night of cultural expression with live music, art and the best of local gastronomy. Featuring the exposition "Entre Medios" by the students of the Carolina School of Fine Arts. Where: Plaz...

» A Latino From Texas Makes His Mark On Silicon Valley
19/04/17 18:12 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Last month, at SxSW, I got the opportunity to meet with Mark Madrid, who was then the CEO of the Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, which I have heard is one of the most successful Hispanic chambers in the nation.

» Puerto Rico News Digest For April 17, 2017
17/04/17 10:42 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
FEDS WANT COMMONWEALTH IN STATUS REFERENDUM From Caribbean Business: "Including the commonwealth in the June 11 political-status plebiscite, as demanded by the U.S. Justice Department, has affected work procedures for the Puerto Rico Sta...

» A Latino Is Called To Help The Tech-Sun Rise In Arizona
16/04/17 22:50 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
What’s perhaps most noteworthy is that Remy’s brand is that of a fire-starter in the mainstream startup world, and who just so happens to be Latino. This is an opportunity for a major academic institution for the state of Arizona to reim...

» 26 Individuals Indicted For Smuggling Cocaine Through The Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
13/04/17 06:30 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
US Attorney's Office San Juan Press Release Defendants face a narcotics and money laundering forfeiture allegation of 4 million dollars SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On April 10, 2017, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico return...

» Is Independence Imminent For Puerto Rico?
11/04/17 09:55 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Commentary Rosa Bravo Originally published January 12, 2016 I am proud of my United States citizenship and I have long supported the idea of statehood for Puerto Rico. But at this point, even I have to admit that my home island becoming ...

» Fraticelli Trucking Guilty Of Illegally Transporting Radioactive Material
06/04/17 05:30 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
US Attorney's Office San Juan Press Release SAN JUAN, P.R. – On April 4, 2017, Fraticelli Trucking Company Inc. entered a guilty plea to one count of illegally transporting certain highly radioactive material in violation of Title 49, Un...

» Visiting The El Yunque Rainforest
04/04/17 06:30 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Feature Bill Alvarez The only honest-to-goodness tropical rainforest under the United States flag is located in eastern Puerto Rico, mostly in the town of Rio Grande. To get to it from San Juan, take Highway 26 east, and then exit onto P...

» Puerto Rico News Digest For April 1, 2017
01/04/17 07:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
REGGAETON TAX PROPOSED TO PAY DEBT The head of Puerto Rico's internal revenue agency ("Hacienda"), Raúl Maldonado Gautier, proposed today the imposition of a tax on all reggaetón music purchases and public performances as a way to help t...

» Man Sentenced For Sex Trafficking Of Children
30/03/17 06:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
US Attorney's Office San Juan Press Release SAN JUAN, P.R. – United States District Court Judge Francisco A. Be- sosa sentenced José Luis Otero-Otero to 210 months (17 years and 6 mo- nths) in prison followed by 10 years of supervised re...

» How A Puerto Rican Startup Rose At SxSW With A Novel Healthtech Solution
28/03/17 19:36 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Out of the emerging tech ecosystem in Puerto Rico comes Abartys Health, a startup with an idea for fixing US healthcare. The company took top prize at a SxSW competition with a platform for making at least one player in healthcare more e...

» Pervert To Be Sent To Prison For Child Porn
28/03/17 06:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
US Attorney's Office San Juan Press Release Thirty-Seven Year-Old Man Found Guilty Of Possession Of Child  Pornography SAN JUAN, P.R. – After a three-day jury trial and four hours of delibe- ration, Joed Torres-Monge was found guilt...

» USA Beats PR In World Baseball Final
23/03/17 09:52 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Los Angeles (PRM) -- After an undefeated streak marked by some nerve- wracking games, the Puerto Rican team fell to Team USA 8 to 0 in the to- urnament final last night, missing its shot at Puerto Rico's first ever World Baseball Classic...

» Six Awful Pro-Wrestling Deaths
21/03/17 06:30 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Feature by Pedro L. Vega Pro-wrestlers dying young or in sketchy circumstances is sadly not uncommon. Many pro-wrestlers, managers and valets over the years have died before their time, mostly from drug overdoses or health complicat...

» Austerity Doesn't Work
16/03/17 07:30 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Commentary W.A. Delgado When a nation or jurisdiction runs into problems with debt, the pres- cription usually recommended by the banks, investors, hedge fund managers and rich lender governments is usually the same: cut costs by slashin...

» Enough Is Enough: Kill The Criminals
14/03/17 08:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Commentary by Pedro L. Vega Puerto Rico's murder rate, after a dip in 2015, has been rising again since last year, when it hit 20 homicides per 100,00 people. While this rate is st- ill below that of insane hellholes like El Salvador, Ho...

» Some Activities for This Weekend
10/03/17 17:44 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
Friday, March 10 Refresh Woman Expo -- All weekend at Plaza Las Americas Mall, San Juan. Free admission. Info . Saturday, March 11 We The Future Festival -- Live music by Zedd, Cultura Profetica, DJ Snake and others. Roberto Clemente Fai...

» Puerto Rico News Digest For March 9, 2017
09/03/17 06:00 from The Puerto Rico Monitor
BOARD TO GOV: PR IS NEARLY BROKE From The Washington Post: "A federal control board warned on Wednesday that Puerto Rico’s govern- ment needs to take “major emergency actions” to avoid shutting down be- cause its cash flow is critically ...

» How Mexico Found Its Voice At SxSW
07/03/17 22:58 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
It was less than two years ago that a couple of organizations approached Guttierez with a simple yet audacious idea: use the city-owned Mexican American Cultural Center -- a magnificent modern downtown structure in walking distance to mo...

» Twitter Alums Look To Wag The Long Tail Of Cancer Risk Detection
27/02/17 13:58 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
I had just met with co-founder Othman Laraki and others on his team to discuss the opportunities and challenges for wagging the long tail of the $21 billion genetic-testing market.

» Stanford Study: Three Things You Need To Know About Latino Entrepreneurs
13/02/17 18:12 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
A recent study by the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI) -- a joint collaboration between the Stanford Business School and the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) -- reported three facts that will be interesting for fun...

» #ElPlanMIRE: cual es el proposito de la Junta de Gobierno y el Cacique
28/01/17 00:30 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
Durante el proceso de desarrollar el plan MIRE para independencia de Puerto Rico, me han preguntado en varias ocasiones, ‘cuál es el propósito de la Junta de Gobierno y el Cacique.  Muchos han levantado reservaciones a la idea de t...

» BORRADOR: Constitucion de MIRE de 2017
21/01/17 13:34 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
Abajo encontraras el borrador de la constitucion completa propuesto por MIRE el movimiento independentista republicano para ser incluido como opcion en el plebicito de 2017.  De adquirir el mayor numero de votos en el plebicito etrara en...

» #MIRE Articulo I: Establecimiento de la Republica
10/01/17 13:16 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
Aqui se encuentra el Articulo I de la constitucion propuesta por MIRE, el movimiento independentista Republicano. Basado en la constitucion del ELA y cambiado para inlcuir las propuestas de MIRE. ARTICULO I Establecimiento de la Republic...

» #MIRE: Preambulo de la constitucion propuesta
10/01/17 13:13 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
Con la mira al plebicito de este año (2017) el Movimiento Independentista Republicano ha iniciado una serie de propuestas para ser incluido en el plebicito.  ‘El Plan MIRE’ es para independencia capitalista, con gobierno limi...

» #MIRE Articulo II: Derechos y Responsabilidades
10/01/17 13:06 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
Continuando la presentacion de la constiucion propuesta bajo ‘El Plan MIRE’ para independencia capitalista para Puerto Rico; abajo encontraran el Articulo II de la constitucion interina de ganar en plebicito ‘El Plan MI...

» Se revela la Collector's Edition de Mafia 3
01/01/17 16:10 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Con el lanzamiento de Mafia III en octubre, 2K Games y Hanger 13 han presentado la edición de...

» The Intel Insider With The Outsider's Perspective
27/12/16 18:30 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
In thislast week of 2016, a year in which I met many great people, I'll be writing short posts about some of mymost memorable encounters. Today: my introduction earlier this Fall to Rosalind Hudnell, Vice Presidentof Worldwide Corporate ...

» The Ghost Of Social Media's Christmas Past: On The 50th Anniversary Of 'Blow-up'
20/12/16 22:11 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
As a gift to my social media friends this holiday season, I am offering the results of an investigation into life lessons that can be drawn from the three films. I conducted the investigation in my living room.

» Pierluisi Announces Release of Report by Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico
20/12/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
San Juan, Puerto Rico —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that the Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico has released its final report .  The Task Force was established by Section 409 of the Puerto...

» Final Report of Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico
20/12/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
View the Final Report here:   Final Report of Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico  

» Meet The Man Who Wants To Build The Uber Of Sales Reps
14/12/16 14:49 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
As a marketing consultant, I'm often privy to the challenges my clients have with sales. Reason: the two disciplines are converging rapidly, largely due to a phenomenon called inbound marketing. With the emergence of companies like Hubsp...

» #MIRE Blog update: videos coming!
10/12/16 14:58 from Conservative News and Views on Puerto Rico
It has been sometime since I’ve updated the blog.  With the passing of the deadline to acquire the needed signatures for our original effort to create an independent country in Puerto Rico I’ve taken some time to evaluate wha...

» Should Silicon Valley Latino Business Leaders Launch A National Federation?
07/12/16 20:49 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Last Thursday, I found myself in a difficult time crunch. I had a small fire to put out (a client matter), but realized I had committed to not one but two different Latino business events that would make my day unmanageable. To deal with...

» Stanford-Supported Initiative Continues To Bet On Latino-Owned Businesses
20/11/16 15:51 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
It's often been said that there are two ways a minority group in the US can expand its influence: (1) civically, by organizing itself for social and political impact; or (2) commercially, by organizing itself for economic impact. If you ...

» Stephen Merchant será Caliban en Logan
17/11/16 21:10 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Demasiado maquillaje blanco. El mutante que tiene la habilidad de encontrar a sus similares estará...

» After Years of Efforts by Pierluisi, Federal Government Takes Administrative Action to Increase Reimbursement Rates for Puerto Rico Physicians Under Medicare
03/11/16 14:02 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
San Juan, Puerto Rico —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that, after years of efforts by him and others, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a rule that will meaningfully increase reimbu...

» El director de James Bond está en negociaciones para la adaptación live-action de James and the Giant Peach
26/10/16 15:40 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Sam Mendes se encuentra en negociaciones para estar al mando de la siguiente película de Disney.

» Confronting Zika is A Job for Everyone
24/10/16 17:57 from Politic365 » Search Results » puerto rico
By Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, EVP and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Inc. The word “Zika” has burst into the national consciousness as a serious emerging threat to public health. The Zika virus is typically transmitted by the bite of a mosquit...

» No todas las reviews de gadgets son iguales ni merecen la misma atención
18/10/16 19:40 from Metro - Últimas noticias
En algunos rincones de la web, las pruebas de dispositivos cuentan con elementos salvajes que no...

» Busca un botón de inicio de iPhone en su pantalla si se rompe el físico
18/10/16 19:30 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Si tu adorado botón principal se arruinó, aparecerá un orbe brillante abajo del display.

» Millennial, se parte del último debate presidencial
18/10/16 15:58 from Metro - Últimas noticias
El debate se realizará mañana, miércoles.

» Este engaño viral en Facebook se está haciendo tendencia
18/10/16 15:30 from Metro - Últimas noticias
No se dejen engañar, usuarios de Facebook.

» Autoridades buscan hombre por asesinato de mujer en Bayamón
18/10/16 15:19 from Metro - Últimas noticias
La mujer, quien fue asesinada en marzo pasado, fue hallada con una rosa plástica sobre su cuerpo.

» Habrá un show de Candy Crush en CBS
18/10/16 15:09 from Metro - Últimas noticias
¿Dulce? La franquicia del videojuego móvil ahora se transportará a la televisión con un show de una...

» Maestro de San Lorenzo no regresará mañana a su trabajo
18/10/16 15:06 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Pidió tiempo para poder volver a sus labores

» Hija de Chayanne conquista Instagram con su belleza
18/10/16 15:02 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Meses atrás Chayanne y su hija Isadora llamaron la atención al bailar "Tiempo de Vals" juntos....

» Goldberg regresa a WWE después de 12 años
18/10/16 14:46 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Tuvieron que pasar 12 años para que el legendario luchador volviera a los cuadriláteros de la...

» Buscan empleado de 'fast food' desaparecido en San Juan
18/10/16 14:38 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Pidió permiso a su supervisor para retirarse antes de terminar su jornada de trabajo y no llegó a...

» Una baja con el arma más pequeña de Battlefield 1
18/10/16 14:30 from Metro - Últimas noticias
No, el tamaño no importa. ¿Es posible realizar una baja con la Kolibri de Battlefield 1? Aquí la...

» Salud regalará certificaciones de consumo de cannabis medicinal
18/10/16 14:29 from Metro - Últimas noticias
La agencia otorgará la tarjeta de forma gratuita a los primeros 100 pacientes.

» Qualcomm anuncia su primer módem 5G
18/10/16 14:10 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Esperen un minuto. El 5G aún no existe. Entonces, ¿cómo es que Qualcomm tiene un módem para eso?

» La civilización probablemente no sobrevirá sin la minería espacial
18/10/16 13:49 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Hablamos con Chris Lewicki, CEO de Planetary Resources, sobre prospección y minería de asteroides.

» Los Deals with Gold de la semana (octubre 18, 2016)
18/10/16 13:47 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Esta semana: autos y Lara Croft. Conoce los títulos que se encuentran con descuento esta semana en...

» Nvidia revela sus GPUs GeForce GTX 1050
18/10/16 13:44 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Se espera que tanto la 1050 y 1050 Ti lleguen a tiendas esta semana.

» Emiten advertencia de inundaciones para diez pueblos
18/10/16 13:27 from Metro - Últimas noticias
Estará vigente hasta las 2:45 de la tarde de hoy.

» President Obama Commutes the Sentences of Another 102 Prisoners
06/10/16 17:59 from Politic365 » Search Results » puerto rico
Total 774. Today, President Obama commuted the sentences of another 102 federal inmates. Many of the sentences shortened are those involved in nonviolent drug offenses. So far, President Obama has commuted the sentences of 774 people. Ov...

» The Making Of A Puerto Rican Mobilizer (Part III Of 'Lost And Found In Old San Juan')
03/10/16 17:35 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Like most stories about entrepreneurs -- regardless of where they are from -- this one begins with evidence of the entrepreneur’s drive.

» Does Puerto Rico Need a New 936?
28/09/16 17:21 from Puerto Rico Report
Some of the proposals for Puerto Rico’s economic recovery plan include programs reminiscent of Section 936 of the Internal Revenue Code, a special tax break... Read More The post Does Puerto Rico Need a New 936? appeared first on P...

» Pierluisi Announces $34 Million in Federal Funds for Six Puerto Rico Universities
27/09/16 15:04 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
Washington, DC —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded a total of $34 million in federal funding, to be provided annually over the next five years, to assist students at si...

» Puerto Rico Lags Behind Many States in Per Capita Federal Spending
27/09/16 02:56 from Puerto Rico Report
One of the most persistent myths about Puerto Rico is that it receives damaging amounts of federal funding. Sometimes this is presented as a claim... Read More The post Puerto Rico Lags Behind Many States in Per Capita Federal Spending a...

» Census Bureau Reports Household Income Rising in States, Dropping in Puerto Rico
26/09/16 20:54 from Puerto Rico Report
The Census Bureau has released the 2015 American Community Survey for Puerto Rico. The “Puerto Rico Community Survey”  Census includes data on the incomes of... Read More The post Census Bureau Reports Household Income Rising in States, ...

» Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico Announces First Meeting
26/09/16 19:28 from Puerto Rico Report
The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico has announced that its first meeting will be held the Friday, September 30th in New York to... Read More The post Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico Annou...

» Policy Center Says Medicaid Funding Critical to Remedying Puerto Rico’s Budgetary and Economic Problems.
22/09/16 17:13 from Puerto Rico Report
Puerto Rico receives much less federal healthcare assistance as a territory than it would as a state. Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner and other members of... Read More The post Policy Center Says Medicaid Funding Critical to Re...

» Pierluisi Announces that Bill to Fund Federal Government Includes At Least $126 Million for Puerto Rico and Other U.S. Territories
22/09/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
Washington, DC —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that a bill to fund the federal government until December 9th—known as a Continuing Resolution—includes $1.1 billion in funding to help prevent and respond to the Zika...

» Economists Say Extending Tax Credits to Puerto Rico Would Stimulate Economy
20/09/16 22:05 from Puerto Rico Report
Puerto Rico does not have equal access to tax credits designed to support low income working families, including the Earned Income Tax Credit and the... Read More The post Economists Say Extending Tax Credits to Puerto Rico Would Stimula...

» Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico Releases Status Update
19/09/16 18:22 from Puerto Rico Report
The Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico, which was created under a mandate from the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA),... Read More The post Congressional Task Force on Economi...

» ‘Plan Colombia’: How Washington learned to love Latin American intervention again
18/09/16 21:04 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
The U.S. security program didn’t halt drugs. But it’s credited with helping end a long war.

» Outside Rio’s Paralympics, Brazil’s disabled battle to be seen
18/09/16 07:18 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Despite 24 percent of Brazilians living with a disability, access for them leaves much to be desired.

» In remote Colombia, a guerrilla festival to signal war’s end
17/09/16 19:21 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
FARC begins a six-day congress meant to approve a peace deal with the government and launch the rebels’ transition to a legal political party.

» Trump casts a shadow over Mexico’s most important patriotic holiday
16/09/16 17:23 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Protesters organize march to demand President Peña Nieto’s resignation

» In a hungry Venezuela, buying too much food can get you arrested
15/09/16 05:58 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
The government is going after shoppers it suspects of collaborating with the black market.

» Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico Releases Status Update
15/09/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
WASHINGTON — The bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico today released a status update regarding its work in crafting policy recommendations to promote economic growth and long-term prosperity in the U.S. t...

» Former Brazilian president Lula charged in massive corruption scandal
14/09/16 20:54 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Prosecutors allege that charismatic former leader was a key figure in the scheme.

» What Would Independence for Puerto Rico Look Like?
13/09/16 11:06 from Puerto Rico Report
An anonymous draft of a bill for Puerto Rico independence has been circulating in social media. This draft has never been introduced into Congress and... Read More The post What Would Independence for Puerto Rico Look Like? appeared firs...

» Rep. José E. Serrano Affirms: Puerto Rico’s Economic Situation Cannot be Resolved until Political Status Question is Answered
11/09/16 22:04 from Puerto Rico Report
Congressman José E. Serrano made public his recommendations to the PROMESA-mandated Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico. Describing himself as “the most... Read More The post Rep. José E. Serrano Affirms: Pue...

» Economists Cite Need for Reliable Economic Data to Achieve Recovery in Puerto Rico
07/09/16 15:33 from Puerto Rico Report
As PROMESA moved through the legislative process, one of the challenges facing bill drafters was the lack of reliable data on Puerto Rico. At the Senate Judiciary Committee... Read More The post Economists Cite Need for Reliable Economic...

» Mexican finance minister steps down after helping arrange Trump visit
07/09/16 14:13 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Mexicans have assailed the government for inviting the GOP nominee.

» Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico Welcomes Input on Territory’s Economic Outlook, Extends Deadline for Submissions
06/09/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
WASHINGTON — Today, members of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico welcomed responses to their  call for stakeholder input on ideas to identify reforms needed to grow the territory’s economy and anno...

» Colombia’s war has displaced 7 million. With peace, will they go home?
05/09/16 18:14 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Many victims of the 52-year conflict are wary of returning to their farms and villages.

» Inside Mexico’s bizarre decision to invite Trump
02/09/16 20:20 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Senior officials were divided about whether to reach out to the Republican candidate.

» Huge crowds march in Venezuela to force recall of President Nicolás Maduro
01/09/16 17:17 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
The opposition says this is a new phase in its struggle against the socialist government.

» After subdued trip to Mexico, Trump talks tough on immigration in Phoenix
01/09/16 00:16 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Peña Nieto says he told Trump Mexico would not pay for a wall; Trump says it didn’t come up.

» Pierluisi Statement on Appointment of Members of Puerto Rico Oversight Board
31/08/16 14:11 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
San Juan, Puerto Rico —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi issued the following statement regarding the appointment of the seven members of the Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board, established pursuant to the Puerto Ri...

» Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ousted in impeachment vote
31/08/16 14:08 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Her former vice president, Michel Temer, will now assume full power.

» Mexicans are angry at their own president for meeting with Trump
31/08/16 12:44 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s invitation is a risky political move.

» Pierluisi Announces Success in Effort to Keep Puerto Rico National Guard English-Language Center Open
31/08/16 11:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
San Juan, Puerto Rico— Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that the effort he has led since 2014 to prevent the closure of the English Language Center operated by the Puerto Rico National Guard at Ft. Allen in Juana Día...

» Rousseff’s impeachment may not resolve Brazil’s political mess
30/08/16 19:13 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
The popularity of Brazil’s political parties has plummeted.

» Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff makes impassioned speech in an effort to remain as president
29/08/16 14:11 from The Americas News: News and Headlines from Canada, South America & More - The Washington Post
Brazil’s suspended president told senators the impeachment process against her amounts to a coup.

» Positioning For Your Personal Market Fit: Why Career Seekers Should Think Like Technology Marketers
25/08/16 18:55 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
As I have often written here on Forbes -- for a beat I have loosely defined as "the past, present, and future of citizen empowerment" -- the unstoppable phenomenon we call social technology is changing the way we need to think about lots...

» Rep. Pierluisi Letter to Secretary Burwell and Administrator Slavitt Regarding 2017 Medicare Part B Rule
15/08/16 01:00 from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO
View the letter here:  Rep. Pierluisi Letter to Secretary Burwell and Administrator Slavitt Regarding 2017 Medicare Part B Rule

» How Brands Are Learning To Engage The Silicon Valley Latino Ecosystem
07/08/16 14:21 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Prior to the last presidential election cycle, I had the opportunity to assist a White House sponsored initiative to engage and empower Latino leaders nationwide. The project took the White House on the road -- to more than a dozen diffe...

» A Latino Angel Wants To Help You Invest In Tech Startups
17/07/16 20:41 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
For the past two decades, I have been an advisor to many technology startups, and I can tell you this: raising the first million is the hardest. Even harder: raising the first million if you are Latino/Latina founder. Last week, DreamFun...

» 'Pokémon GO' Wants To Take Us Outside -- Great, But Can We Be Careful?
10/07/16 17:54 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
If you're the parent of an adolescent -- as I am -- chances are that you are constantly battling against the dangers of too much screen time. One danger: your kid is not getting outside enough, and, therefore, not learning about the worl...

» Changing The Latino Narrative In The Age Of 'Big Content'
08/06/16 20:29 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Earlier this week, New York Times columnist Jim Rutenberg joined the legions of media watchers who see the Trump phenomenon as a case study in content marketing, not just a political campaign. It’s an interesting way to evaluate a 24x7 r...

» The Three Big Challenges Facing Puerto Rico (Part II Of 'Lost And Found In Old San Juan')
28/05/16 19:44 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
It's close to midnight on a Thursday in San Juan Puerto Rico, and my friend and I (let'scall him Virgil) have finally found a restaurant that will serve us at this hour. I am happy we are here, but confused by the menu. "Chinese and sush...

» Latino Leaders Rise At Annual Stanford Event
14/05/16 12:14 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
Woody Allen once famously said that "ninety percent of success is just showing up." So it is only because I've been down with the flu -- and that I am still contagious -- that I am sitting out this year'sSilicon Valley Latino Leadership ...

» Lost And Found In Old San Juan (A Technology Story -- Part I)
07/05/16 18:02 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
This year (it’s my fourth visit to San Juan since 2011), I have another problem. My left foot is killing me -- the shoes I recently purchased do not quite fit -- and I am fighting to keep upright on the blue cobblestone.This problem with...

» Puerto Ricans Protest Against a Proposed US Financial Oversight Board
05/05/16 09:26 from Global Voices » Puerto Rico (U.S.)
Some banners at the march read "Our future is in debt" and "Financial control board, colonial slavery."

» Two Years Without Gabriel García Márquez: A Tribute
04/05/16 07:51 from Global Voices » Puerto Rico (U.S.)
On meeting Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, and highlights from a discussion about the novelist at the 2016 International Congress of the Spanish Language.

» From Entry To Exit: What It Takes To Create A Viable Startup
01/05/16 17:34 from Giovanni Rodriguez - #TheCause - Forbes
At a recent event in Puerto Rico, I was asked to speak about best practices in technology marketing. From my perspective -- after close to two decades advising, and learning from, some of the best tech startups -- it's quite simple: the ...

» Puerto Ricans Take Heart in ‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's Success
25/04/16 09:53 from Global Voices » Puerto Rico (U.S.)
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.

» Why do Puerto Ricans Hate African-Americans?
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» Grass-Roots Fight To Protect Puerto Rico's Coast Scores Environmental Prize
18/04/16 06:00 from Puerto Rico News
Environmental activist Luis Jorge Rivera Herrera has worked to protect a pristine section of Puerto Rico's coastline. Now he's being honored with the Goldman Environmental Prize.

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