All about Puerto Rico

By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Largest cruise tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean opens in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN - The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show, the largest and only official cruise tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, opened in San Juan, Puerto Rico, More...

By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Seaborne Airlines being sold to US carrier

SAN JUAN - Seaborne Airlines will soon belong to US carrier Silver Airways. The Puerto-Rico based airline has announced that it has signed the agreement for the sale of all its business and assets. But it assured More...

By Edition On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Hurricane-battered Puerto Rico now officially open for tourism

SAN JUAN - Puerto Rico is open for tourism as it kicks-off its winter season on December 20, and just in time for the holidays. More than 100 hotels are open and operating. More than four thousand restaurants are More...

Mayor San Juan
By Edition On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

A letter to my ex-opponent, Mayor of San Juan

By Antonio Carmona Báez* Amsterdam, 2 October 2017 Dear Mayor Carmen Yulín, This week Facebook reminded me that it has been a year since we first met. That was in the second public debate of mayoral candidates More...

San Juan Puerto Rico
By Edition On Friday, September 29th, 2017

After Hurricane Maria we need to reconstitute

This summer, the Netherlands and the world came to know Puerto Rico through the all-time most popular music video Despacito, which received over 3 billion hits on Youtube. But Puerto Rico has never been mentioned More...

Puerto Rico
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Puerto Rico welcomes vacationers post-Hurricane Irma and becomes transit hub for nearby Caribbean islands

SAN JUAN - Puerto Rico’s tourism infrastructure has allowed the island to resume regular operations of hotels, sites and attractions beginning this week. The island is continuing to welcome travelers with planned More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Puerto Rico governor to argue for statehood in Washington

SAN JUAN - The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, has announced that he will visit Washington, DC, following the victory of statehood in the status referendum held on Sunday on the island, to notify Congress, More...

By Edition On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Puerto Rico votes to become 51st US State

SAN JUAN - Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rossello has announced that the US island territory has overwhelmingly chosen statehood in a nonbinding referendum held yesterday amid a deep economic crisis that has More...

American airlines (1024x767)
By Edition On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

No more New York-San Juan flights on American Airlines soon

NEW YORK – After 46 years of flying non-stop between New York and San Juan, Puerto Rico, American Airlines (AA) is bringing that service to an end. On August 21, 2017, AA’s last flight from John F Kennedy International More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Southwest Airlines boosts service to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN  – Southwest Airlines will extend its itinerary of flights to Puerto Rico beginning June 4. It will begin a direct route to San Juan from Chicago Midway International Airport and increase the frequency More...