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Welcome to Dollars and Sense, the only podcast in English about Puerto Rico's business community produced by News is my Business. Listen to our podcast series, featuring interviews with experts from a broad range of fields.

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Welcome to Dollars and Sense, the only podcast in English about Puerto Rico's business community produced by News is my Business. Listen to our podcast series, featuring interviews with experts from a broad range of fields.

    TSA ramps up technology at SJU airport for busy summer season.

    TSA ramps up technology at SJU airport for busy summer season.

    The Transportation Security Administration is implementing new logistics at the Luis Muñoz Marín Int'l airport to expedite passenger movement while keeping a close watch on safety. 

    What are the implications and benefits for travelers during this busy summer season?

    Check out the interview, then LIKE and SHARE!

    • 23 min
    Puerto Rico's ferry service sails into next phase of privatization

    Puerto Rico's ferry service sails into next phase of privatization

    In this episode, Matt Miller, president of HMS Puerto Rico and Rick Newman, president of Puerto Rico Fast Ferries, provide their views on the status of the ferry service connecting Puerto Rico with Vieques and Culebra, and expectations for coming months. The Maritime Transportation Authority, the government entity responsible for the service, did not return requests for an interview.

    • 59 min
    Porzio, Bromberg & Newman arrives to Puerto Rico to work with pharma, Act 20/22 sectors

    Porzio, Bromberg & Newman arrives to Puerto Rico to work with pharma, Act 20/22 sectors

    In this episode, attorneys Vito Gagliardi, Bill Hughes and Luis Rivera-Marín discuss plans for the Porzio, Bromberg & Newman law firm, which recently opened a practice in Puerto Rico, where it plans to expand its reach and that of its Porzio Life Sciences subsidiary. 

    The firm seeks to provide legal, business and commercial compliance solutions in the region, zeroing in on the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. The attorneys also said they will work with Act 20/22 beneficiaries in Puerto Rico in their affairs with the Internal Revenue Service. 

    Tune in!

    • 39 min
    ASM Global, operator of the 'Choliseo' and other entertainment venues, upbeat on reopening.

    ASM Global, operator of the 'Choliseo' and other entertainment venues, upbeat on reopening.

    We sat down with Jorge Pérez, regional manager of ASM Global, the company that manages four important entertainment venues in Puerto Rico — the Puerto Rico Coliseum (known as the "Choliseo"), the Convention Center, the majestic Antiguo Casino, and the soon-to-open Coca Cola Music Hall — about expectations of the restart of events as COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are eased. TUNE IN! 

    • 34 min
    Our "Dollars & Sense" podcast series is BACK!

    Our "Dollars & Sense" podcast series is BACK!

    Check out our newest episode in which we chat with Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport CEO Jorge Hernández about the impact of COVID-19 on travel over the past year, and the road to recovery ahead. LISTEN! SHARE! RATE US!

    • 32 min
    LUMA Energy CEO offers insights on P3 deal to run PREPA's grid

    LUMA Energy CEO offers insights on P3 deal to run PREPA's grid

    It has been a little more than a month since the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnership Authority announced that LUMA Energy had been chosen to operate, maintain and modernize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s electricity transmission and distribution system for the next 15 years.

    Since then, there has been much talk from different sectors in Puerto Rico concerned about what’s to come.

    So, with that said, News is my Business sat down with LUMA Energy CEO Wayne K. Stensby to talk about aspects related to the agreement and how it will affect consumers, as well as the "behind-the-scenes" of the deal.

    • 42 min

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7 Ratings

carlosrsr ,

Great quality english interviews

I love to read your newsletter every morning and when I started listening the podcast I was amazed on the quality of the interviews (In english!). You need to ask people to rate the podcast.