Fajardo (Puerto Rico)

Type: City
Name: Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
Country: Puerto Rico
Latitude: 18.34
Longitude: -65.660004
population: 34,070
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Nonfarm payrolls fell in six of eight P.R. metro areas in February

The number of employees on nonfarm payrolls dropped in six of Puerto Rico's eight metropolitan-statistics areas in February, according to the latest numbers from the federal government released last week.The U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics ... [Published Caribbean Business Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Islam in Puerto Rico

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is unincorporated, organized territory of the United States with area 13,790Km2. It has been under US control since 1898, when it was captured from Spain. It is an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico ... [Published IQNA - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Easter Packages That Will Have You Hopping Up and Down

Easter is just around the corner, and hotels and resorts across the globe are gearing up for the special holiday.While your little Bobby and Sally have been running around in circles for the past few weeks, hotels have been whipping up Easter packages ... [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Stormchaser captures incredible lightning pictures in Australia

Craig Eccles/Solent NewsLightning is an incredible display of the power of Mother Nature. And photographer Craig Eccles, from Perth, Western Australia, is so in awe of the phenomena he travels up to 300 miles in anticipation of a major storm just to catch ... [Published AOL UK - Apr 09 2014]
Entities: Dust Storm, Tornado, Smog
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

SBA Honors Guam’s Entrepreneurs and Champions

:47Guam News - Guam NewsHagatna, Guam - Several of Guam’s top entrepreneurs and champions were honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration at their annual Small Business Awards ceremony at the Latte of Freedom, Multi-purpose Conference ... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Population down in most Puerto Rico municipalities

More than 110,000 people have left the island in a three-year period, U.S. Census figures show. (Credit: © Mauricio Pascual)The U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday the latest population estimates for the municipalities of Puerto Rico, which showed, among ... [Published News is my Business - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Laws 20/22 investors are a small step forward in economic recovery

More than a year has passed since this newspaper first reported that Nick Prouty and John Paulson had staked a claim in Puerto Rico with huge investments—more than $1.5 billion between them that would eventually lead to the creation of nearly 1,000 jobs. ... [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Small businesses largest group filing bankruptcy

The third week in March saw six Chapter 7 (liquidation) bankruptcies, along with seven Chapter 11 (reorganization), four Chapter 13 (repayment plan) and a slew of commercial debt-collection lawsuits, according to weekly reports by Boletín de Puerto Rico, ... [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

EQB chief says policy decision on landfill closures needed

The Environmental Quality Board (EQB) will complete a report on conditions at Puerto Rico landfills within two months that is expected to play a key role in deciding whether to continue with an order calling for the closure of all noncompliant landfills ... [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Big Win for Sea Turtles in Puerto Rico

Last spring Puerto Rico bucked a decades-long trend by protecting 3,000 acres of pristine beaches and mangroves along the Northeast Ecological Corridor .A new law marks an unexpectedly happy ending to a 15-year battle fought by environmental activists ... [Published National Geographic - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Marshals Apprehend Alleged Child Rapist, U.S. Army Top 15 Most Wanted Fugitive

March 06, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Eastern District of North Carolina, announces the arrest of Oscar Rodriguez in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Rodriguez is wanted for multiple alleged sex crimes he committed against adult and juvenile victims, burglary ... [Published U.S. Marshals Service News - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Nov 19 2013 - Updated Nov 20 2013 - 2 reports

Puerto Rico Bioluminescent Lagoon Goes Nearly Dark

(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — A glowing lagoon off Puerto Rico’s northeast coast has gone nearly dark and biologists on Tuesday were trying to find out why. Theories range from an increase in construction runoff to inclement weather to people clearing mangroves ... [Published The China Blog - Nov 19 2013]

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...According to the Daily Mail, he said: "I have seen bolts stretch for miles across the sky. "[But for me, it's not all about the lightning bolt - sometimes it's being in pitch black and in a split second, it appears as day. "Every storm is a spectacle in itself and you never know where it is going to hit. For me it's a rush. I love it and can't get enough. Being caught in the moment and capturing it all to share is amazing." Craig Eccles/Solent News"
The question often raised is, "Will enough money and jobs come to Puerto Rico thanks to the lure of Laws 20 and 22?" Even though the number of investors visiting the island is growing at warp speed, with three to five new millionaires visiting each week, we will have...
"It is a big step for us, a big milestone because it is a comprehensive, multiagency federal government environmental review. Although it pertains to the wetlands permit, they looked at all sorts of potential effects the project could have, including historical and archeological impacts. It's like a federal version of the environmental impact statement" EA Vice President Mark Green told CARIBBEAN BUSINESS in a recent interview
"We are constantly working to provide our customers with the best experience while visiting Plaza Las Américas to buy in our stores, eat at one of the restaurants or just to enjoy one of the events that take place here. Now we further improve this experience by having an enhanced wireless coverage of AT&T which will allow our visitors to enjoy seamless mobile communications in all areas of the shopping center" , said Franklin Domenech, General Manager of Plaza Las Américas

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Nonfarm payrolls fell in six of eight P.R. metr... [Published Caribbean Business Online - 9 hours ago]
Islam in Puerto Rico [Published IQNA - Apr 12 2014]
Easter Packages That Will Have You Hopping Up a... [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 11 2014]
Stormchaser captures incredible lightning pictu... [Published AOL UK - Apr 09 2014]
SBA Honors Guam’s Entrepreneurs and Champions [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 02 2014]
Op-Ed: Ireland, Puerto Rico and the credit rati... [Published News is my Business - Mar 31 2014]
Population down in most Puerto Rico municipalities [Published News is my Business - Mar 28 2014]
Laws 20/22 investors are a small step forward i... [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
EQB chief says policy decision on landfill clos... [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
Small businesses largest group filing bankruptcy [Published Caribbean Business Online - Mar 27 2014]
This Dude Can Impersonate Any Singer162 [Published Huffington Post - Mar 26 2014]
Big Win for Sea Turtles in Puerto Rico [Published National Geographic - Mar 24 2014]
AT&T Enhances Mobile Internet Coverage For Shop... [Published Michigan Live - Mar 20 2014]
Top 5 Cheapest Caribbean Destinations For the B... [Published Travelers Today - Mar 13 2014]
Storm chaser risks life for incredible extreme ... [Published AOL UK - Mar 10 2014]
U.S. Marshals Apprehend Alleged Child Rapist, U... [Published U.S. Marshals Service News - Mar 07 2014]
Santander Eliminates ATM Fees for Travelers PR ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Feb 14 2014]
Puerto Rico Bioluminescent Lagoon Goes Nearly Dark [Published The China Blog - Nov 19 2013]
Puerto Rico Bioluminescent Lagoon Goes Nearly Dark [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Nov 19 2013]
Claro expands 4G LTE network in Puerto Rico [Published Telecompaper - Oct 15 2013]
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U.S. Marshals Apprehend Alleged Child Rapist, U... [Published U.S. Marshals Service News - Mar 07 2014]
March 06, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Eastern District of North Carolina, announces the arrest of Oscar Rodriguez in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Rodriguez is wanted for multiple alleged sex crimes he committed against adult and juvenile victims, burglary ...
Puerto Rico Bioluminescent Lagoon Goes Nearly Dark [Published The China Blog - Nov 19 2013]
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — A glowing lagoon off Puerto Rico’s northeast coast has gone nearly dark and biologists on Tuesday were trying to find out why. Theories range from an increase in construction runoff to inclement weather to people clearing mangroves ...
Puerto Rico Bioluminescent Lagoon Goes Nearly Dark [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Nov 19 2013]
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — A glowing lagoon off Puerto Rico’s northeast coast has gone nearly dark and biologists on Tuesday were trying to find out why. Theories range from an increase in construction runoff to inclement weather to people clearing mangroves ...
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