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Puerto Rico Governor Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Ricky Martin

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla became the first Caribbean leader to perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday. The challenge sees participants dump buckets of cold …

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill on Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed a bill aiming to boost small and medium-sized enterprises on the island. The new law has several provisions: it reserves …

Puerto Rico Governor Heads to Mainland US For Meetings

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla departed for the mainland United States on Sunday for a series of meetings, his office said. On Monday, Garcia will participate in …

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 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed legislation authorizing the issuance of new general obligation bonds. The bonds will be used to “refinance outstanding lines of credit and meet …

 Above: La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed an order establishing a new advisory commission on the construction industry. The nine-member commission will work with the private …

 Above: Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has concluded a trip to New York City. The Governor was in New York to meet with representatives of ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Padilla (Photo: La Fortaleza) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a Caribbean trend toward locally-grown produce, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed an executive order this week that will emphasize local agricultural products in …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Alejandro Garcia Padilla was sworn in as the new governor of Puerto Rico in a ceremony in San Juan Wednesday. Padilla succeeds Luis Fortuno, whom he defeated in …

 Above: Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Challenger Alejandro Garcia Padilla won an exceedingly close election over incumbent Governor Luis Fortuño. Padilla, the leader of Puerto Rico’s Popular Democratic Party, won by the narrowest of margins, less than …