Why Entrepreneurs Should Move to Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico News

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From Reorg Research - Puerto Rico got some good news this week as PREPA reached a restructuring deal with its forbearing bondholders - though MBIA has not yet signed on to the deal. The commonwealth's House minority leader, meanwhile, has filed a lawsuit against the government seeking documents relating to PREPA's new fuel contracts.

How Bethenny Frankel Used the Power of Twitter to Aid in Puerto Rico's Disaster Relief

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Bethenny Frankel aids hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Icons of Entrepreneurship

[ADV] Neil Billock On Rebuilding Puerto Rico: A Viable Market For SMBs To Penetrate

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Puerto Rico is a US colony but the lack of competition makes it a viable country for mainland-based entrepreneurs to penetrate. The World Bank has once placed Puerto Rico as one of the most competitive markets in Latin America with high economic growth. Others Puerto Ric

Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill Could Offer Roadmap for Creditors

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A bill that would give Puerto Rico’s government agencies access to the same bankruptcy protections provided to cities such as Detroit would provide a road map for investors if one or more runs out of money, a senior government official told a U.S. Puerto Rico is currently barred from allowing its government entities to use Chapter 9. Bankruptcy Bonds Business Law Capital Markets Debt DIP Distressed Debt Puerto Rico

Companies Helping Social Good of Puerto Rico

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Millions have jumped on board to help without recognition. Will you help?

Puerto Rico's House clears way for $2.95 bln bond deal

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Puerto Rico''s House clears way for $2.95 bln bond deal March 10 (Reuters) - Puerto Ricos House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to allow for automatic adjustments to a tax on oil that would help ensure sufficient revenue to pay back a bond deal of as much as $2.95 Puerto Rico needs to sell the bonds to improve its liquidity position outside of financial markets for up to two years while it pushes fiscal and economic reforms.

Puerto Rico Tech Companies Start the Work of Rebuilding

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The island's fast-growth tech companies, despite their disaster plans, were laid low by Hurricane Maria. The cloud and offshore customers will be important to their future success.

Legal Fault Lines Over Puerto Rico Restructuring Law Come Into Focus

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Puerto Rico''s also argues that its public entities "are not currently governed by any federal bankruptcy law," similar to banks and insurance companies who are expressly excluded from the Bankruptcy Code''s eligibility provisions set forth in section 109(b). Based on these exclusions, Puerto Rico argues that the Recovery Act is an appropriate exercise of its police power because it is effectively filling the gap created by the Bankruptcy Code.

Puerto Rico Still Needs Help, and Google Is Answering the Call

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More than 10,000 of the island's businesses--about 20 percent of the total number of small and midsize companies--are still closed.

Puerto Rico's Bankruptcy is the Canary in the Coal Mine

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The looming sub-sovereign debt crisis should scare you. Strategy

This Pop-Up Entrepreneur Is Saving 10,000 Christmases in Puerto Rico

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Operation Toy Story will send a ship-load of toys to hurricane victims. And there's time to help! Countdown: Holiday 2017

Puerto Rico Has Internet Again Thanks to Google's High-Tech Balloons

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The caveat is that because they are solar powered, they only work during the day. Technology

Google Is Sending High-Altitude Balloons to Bring Internet Back to Puerto Rico

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The government just gave the go ahead for Alphabet, Google's parent company, to deploy the experimental tech. Technology

How Alphabet, Tesla, Facebook, and Others Are Helping Puerto Rico Reconnect With the World

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From solar batteries to Wi-Fi balloons, here's what the Silicon Valley titans have planned. Technology

Elon Musk's Response to Puerto Rico Is Pure Marketing Genius (And Should Be Required Reading)

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The lesson from Elon Musk: Stop asking people to pay attention to your brand. Start doing things worth paying attention to. Icons of Entrepreneurship

With Power Down in Storm-Battered Puerto Rico, Elon Musk Is Quietly Stepping in to Help

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With the electrical grid destroyed, Tesla is sending an alternative source of power. Icons of Entrepreneurship

How Shark Tank judge Bethenny Frankel Is Helping Puerto Rico With Disaster Relief

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"You have to be a strong person, because relief work is not all rainbows and unicorns.". Countdown: Holiday 2017

Why This New York Entrepreneur Is Paying More Than $60,000 to Send His Staff to Puerto Rico

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Founder and CEO Michael Dorf felt compelled to help--especially after watching President Trump shuck paper towels at Puerto Ricans.

Elon Musk Used Solar Panels to Power a Children's Hospital in Puerto Rico and It's Nothing Short Of Incredible

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This CEO Continues to Show The True Power Of Entrepreneurship. Inventions

Elon Musk's Tesla Is Ramping Up Battery Production to Help Puerto Rico, But Installation Costs Reportedly Are Blowing Up

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Reports say installers are charging as much as $12,000 when the typical installation costs fall between $800-$2,000, according to Tesla's website. Technology

Mark Cuban Lent Private Team Plane to Send Supplies to Puerto Rico (and It's Something Leaders Should Take Note Of)

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Relief efforts have been different than those in Texas and Florida, prompting Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to step in.This will only fuel the fire that he's running for president in 2020.

The Latest: Puerto Rico reporting storm power outages

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YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems in the Caribbean and Atlantic (all times local

The Latest: Hurricane Irma blacks out much of Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local

Agrohack: A Puerto Rican Tech Success Story

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The technology symposium Agrohack is helping to paint Puerto Rico as a future hub for agriculture technology. Hot Spots

Why America's Rich Citizens Are Fleeing to Puerto Rico

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As its middle class flees, the Caribbean territory is doing all it can to tempt the U.S.''s s richest people

Hurricane Irma blacks out Puerto Rico, heads for Hispaniola

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Irma blacked out much of Puerto Rico as the dangerous Category 5 storm raked the U.S. territory with heavy wind and rain while staying just out to sea, and it headed early Thursday

Amid Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Even the Fastest-Growing Companies Feel the Pinch

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Small-business owners on the island learn to get lean

Puerto Rico tournament moves to SC due to Hurricane Maria

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AP) — The Puerto Rico Tip-Off will be played in South Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Maria. CONWAY, S.C. (AP) The eight-team college basketball tournament will be played at the arena of Coastal Carolina in November

Puerto Rico Powerball winner appears, but anonymously

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The winner of a Powerball ticket in Puerto Rico has appeared a week after hitting the $564 million jackpot but has opted to remain anonymous

LATIN METAL MONDAY: Oasis by Puya - You might be forgiven if you.

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LATIN METAL MONDAY: Oasis by Puya - You might be forgiven if you think the only musical acts Puerto Rico ever graced us with were Tito Puente and Ricky Martin. music metal Latin Puya Oasis Fundamental Puerto Rico Metal Monday Latin rockRock music does exist however and thrives on the island amidst the sounds of merengue, salsa, and hip-hop. Puya is far and away the biggest of the metal acts, but this is no standard issue metal.

Procter & Gamble to close Puerto Rico manufacturing plant

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. says it is closing a manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico and laying off some 230 employees

NC Zoo breeds endangered tadpoles to release in Puerto Rico

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo have sent 400 Puerto Rican crested toad tadpoles to Puerto Rico to be released in the wild as part of the zoo's increasing conservation efforts

An Inside Look at the Biggest Startup Hub You've Never Heard Of

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Puerto Rico is developing a nascent but increasingly vibrant startup ecosystem to help revitalize a devastated local economy

Tropical Storm Erika nears Antigua en route to Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A fast-moving Tropical Storm Erika neared Antigua and Barbuda early Thursday, dumping rain on the eastern Caribbean on a path expected to take it by Puerto Rico later in t

NC Zoo breeds endangered tadpoles to release in Puerto Rico

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AP) — The North Carolina Zoo have sent 400 Puerto Rican crested toad tadpoles to Puerto Rico to be released in the wild as part of the zoo's increasing conservation efforts ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP)

Iowa State tops App State 104-98 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

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AP) — Donovan Jackson scored a career-high 26 points while Iowa State overcame its shooting struggles to beat Appalachian State 104-98 in Thursday night's first round of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off CONWAY, S.C. (AP)

U.S. beachgoers flee Maria as millions suffer in Puerto Rico

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WAVES — Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations as high surf from a weakening Tropical Storm Maria pushed through dunes and under homes Tuesday in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Central America and Caribbean Economic Outlook Worsens

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REAL SECTOR | Growth momentum stays solid in most countries, although Puerto Rico distorts the regional picture Preliminary estimates suggest the economy of Central America and the Caribbean remained largely in good shape at the outset of the year, with growth expected to have reached 2.1%

The Latest: Maria weakens slightly on northward path

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria and its devastation of Puerto Rico (all times local