Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released prototype annual estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) for Puerto Rico for 2012 to 2018. This release represents another major step by the Bureau to develop comprehensive economic accounts for Puerto Rico that are consistent with international guidelines and that are directly comparable to data for other …

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and the secretary of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC), Manuel A. Laboy Rivera, announced the approval by the United States Department of Labor and Education, the Unified State Plan that requires the Law of Workforce Innovation and Opportunities, known as WIOA. The document is effective from July 1 …

The secretary of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce, Manuel A. Laboy Rivera announced that, after weeks of work by the Economic Task Force, he received the recommendations of the Plan for the economic reopening of the private sector, after the stoppage of certain operations to avoid contagion by the Covid-19. “As a team, …