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Puerto Rico First Lady to Open for Ann Romney at Republican Convention

 Above: Puerto Rico First Lady Luce Vela (left) (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico First Lady Luce Vela, the wife of Governor Luis Fortuño, will be introducing Ann Romney, the wife of US Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney …

Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño Launches New Punta Lima Wind Farm

 Above: Governor Luis Fortuño touring turbines at the Santa Isabel farm earlier this year (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has unveiled the Punta Lima wind farm in Naguamo, the second wind farm to be launched in …

Hyatt Place Hotel Project Launches Construction in Puerto Rico’s Manatí

 Above: the future site of the Hyatt Place in Manatí (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Manatí, Puerto Rico will be home to a new Hyatt Place hotel in 2014, following the launch of construction Tuesday. The project is …

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 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico now has a new Penal Code, following a signing ceremony by Governor Luis Fortuño. “Today we make history, by offering greater protection and justice to …

 Above: Terminal A at Luis Munoz Marin airport (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Aerostar Airport Holdings has won a public bidding process to become the private operator of Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin airport. The bid was approved …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño met Tuesday afternoon with Assistant Attorney General Tony West, the co-chair of US President Barack Obama’s Working Group on the Status of …

 Above: Panama President Ricardo Martinelli (centre) during the visit By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama offers several competitive advantages for Puerto Rico, and the two parties must strengthen bilateral trade ties, Panama President Ricardo Martinelli said during a trip to …

 Above: the Jose Toledo Federal Building in San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has signed several measures aimed at improving security in Puerto Rico. The first provides the elements necessary to revoke bail for …

 Above: Gov. Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has announced the allocation of $500,000 to help fund the Dr Isaac Gonzalez Martinez cancer hospital. According to Fortuño, the assignment was made possible thanks to …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh signed onto a letter this week imploring federal officials to devote more resources to protecting America’s Caribbean border from …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño at the hearing in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is calling on US President Barack Obama and federal law enforcement officials to establish a US Caribbean Border Initiative …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño set off for Washington to testify at a hearing on the growing problem of drug trafficking on the United States’ Caribbean borders. Fortuño will …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Representative Michael McCaul By the Caribbean Journal staff A US Congressional subcommittee will hold a hearing next month on national security threats on America’s Caribbean border. The hearing of the House Homeland …

 Above: Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff A firearms collection push spearheaded by Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has netted a total of 1,966 weapons and 100,129 munitions, according to the island’s government. A collection drive was held …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has announced new nonstop service by air carrier JetBlue between the Luis Muñoz Marín airport in San Juan and Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. The Department of Transportation …

 Above: the site of the Ritz-Carlton Reserve project in Dorado By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño visited the construction site of the Dorado Beach Ritz-Carlton Reserve and Spa Thursday, a project with a total investment of …

 Above: Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has become a “more attractive place to do business” with a reduced corporate tax burden for companies looking to invest in the island, Governor Luis Fortuño said at the …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh have signed a letter asking White House to …