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Suzuki Expanding in Puerto Rico

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Suzuki del Caribe is establishing Puerto Rico as its link for distribution of marine motors in the region. Operations will be conducted out of the Suzuki Foreign Trade Zone in Sabana Gardens Industrial Park in Carolina, …

Puerto Rico Governor Appoints New President of Development Bank

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Padilla Garcia (centre) at a press conference Wednesday) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has designated Melba Acosta Febo as the new president of the island’s Government Development Bank. Acosta …

Puerto Rico Swears In New Chief Justice of Supreme Court

 Above: the swearing in ceremony (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Judge Liana Fiol Matta has been sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. Fiol Matta was appointed by Puerto …

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 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 …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla at Tech Summit 2014 in Puerto Rico on Wednesday (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Puerto Rico Convention Centre hosted the second-ever edition of the Puerto Rico Tech Summit …

 Above: the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Puerto Rico will play host to the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace next year. The CHTA …

 Above: John Malkovich in “Crossbones” (Photo: NBC) By the Caribbean Journal staff New television drama “Crossbones,” which is filmed in Puerto Rico, made its debut on the US’ NBC channel on Friday night. The show, which stars John Malkovich as …

 Above: a graphic of the planned Sciences Boulevard and City of Sciences project (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sciences Boulevard project began construction on Saturday in Puerto Rico. The project, which includes $16 million in …

 Above: Actavis’ operations in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Pharmaceutical firm Actavis will be expanding its operations in Puerto Rico, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced. Under a programme promoted by Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company, Actavis will resume …

 Above: the Royal Isabela destination resort and golf club By the Caribbean Journal staff The Royal Isabela resort and golf club in Puerto Rico has named Paolo Rovoletto its new general manager. Rovoletto comes to the Royal Isabela after serving …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signs the new law (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed what he is calling the “most profound transformation” of Puerto Rico’s electricity …

 Above: the El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The El San Juan Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico has named a new executive culinary team. The property, a Hilton hotel, has appointed …

 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: the Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach (Photos by Ritz-Carlton) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach is now open in Puerto Rico, the company announced Thursday. The property, which is situated on 1,400 acres on the former …

 Above: a HIMA hospital in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is looking to Puerto Rico broaden the range of health care services delivered in the territory, according to the Ministry of Health and Social …