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Industriales organiza Foro para exportar y descubrir oportunidades en República Dominicana y Panamá

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El próximo 10 de noviembre la Asociación de Industriales de Puerto Rico (AIPR) llevará a cabo un Foro donde destacados panelistas y conferenciantes que vendrán directamente de Republica Dominicana y Panamá, expondrán aspectos económicos, jurídicos, y comerciales sobre cómo hacer negocio con estos países. La actividad también proveerá la oportunidad de escuchar de primera instancia […]

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INDUSTRIALES presentan Foro de Exportación: Rep. Dominicana y Panamá

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Como parte de su iniciativa de Internacionalización, la Asociación de Industriales de Puerto Rico (AIPR) presentará el Foro de Exportación:  República Dominicana y Panamá que se llevará a cabo el jueves 10 de noviembre de 2016 en su sede (Centro Internacional de Mercadeo, Torre II. Oficina 702, Carr. 165, Guaynabo, anunció su presidente Rodrigo Masses. […]

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Organizaciones unen esfuerzos contra leyes de cabotaje

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Organizaciones unen esfuerzos contra leyes de cabotaje En septiembre convocarán al pueblo a manifestaciones en los puertos de San Juan, Ponce y Mayagüez 22 de agosto de 2015 http://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/organizacionesunenesfuerzoscontraleyesdecabotaje-2089844/ Por Cristina del Mar Quiles Organizaciones unen esfuerzos contra leyes de cabotaje. (horizontal-x3) Líderes de varias organizaciones sindicales participaron de la reunión. (Vanessa Serra Diaz) Miembros […]

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Is this 1917 law suffocating Puerto Rico’s economy?

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Is this 1917 law suffocating Puerto Rico’s economy? BY Chris Bury http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/jones-act-holding-puerto-rico-back-debt-crisis/ August 13, 2015 The Jones Act, which requires everybody in Puerto Rico to buy goods from an American-made ship with an American crew, limits business owners and jacks up prices. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Puerto Rico is in an interesting predicament. Deep […]

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Keeping Up With the Jones (Act)

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Keeping Up With the Jones (Act) byJoseph Keefe – Joseph Keefe is the lead commentator of MaritimeProfessional.com. Additionally, he is Editor of both Maritime Professional and MarineNews print magazines. He can be reached at jkeefe@maritimeprofessional.com or at Keefe@marinelink.com. MaritimeProfessional.com is the largest business networking site devoted to the marine industry. Each day thousands of industry […]

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Puerto Rico pushes for end to Jones Act in debt restructuring plan

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Puerto Rico pushes for end to Jones Act in debt restructuring plan John Gallagher http://www.joc.com/maritime-news/short-sea-shipping/puerto-rico-pushes-end-jones-act-debt-restructuring-plan_20150915.html Sep 15, 2015          The U.S. Congress would no longer require U.S.-flag vessels to move goods between the mainland and Puerto Rico under a five-year debt restructuring plan proposed Wednesday by Puerto Rican Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla.   The release […]

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TTIP Negotiators Get a View of US Political Standpoint on Restriction of Freight Trade and Shipping

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TTIP Negotiators Get a View of US Political Standpoint on Restriction of Freight Trade and Shipping  Jones Act Speech Illustrates Entrenched Attitude Endemic in Vested Interests http://www.handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/ttip-negotiators-get-a-view-of-us-political-standpoint-on-restriction-of-freight-trade-and-shipping_6668 Sept 17, 2015   US – EUROPE – Those in the European Commission charged with negotiating the oft talked about Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) should perhaps be […]

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U.S. Maritime Industry Stakeholders Rally Behind ‘Strong’ Jones Act

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U.S. Maritime Industry Stakeholders Rally Behind ‘Strong’ Jones Act by Mike Schuler http://gcaptain.com/u-s-maritime-industry-stakeholders-rally-behind-strong-jones-act/#.VftgXZdy5CA Sept 17, 2015   A number of U.S. maritime industry stakeholders rallied together in a strong show of support for the Jones Act during an industry event in New York on Wednesday, sending a clear message to opponents that any attempt repeal […]

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Hawaii Shippers Council expects Hawaii Legislature to discuss Jones Act reform next year

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Hawaii Shippers Council expects Hawaii Legislature to discuss Jones Act reform next year Kathleen Gallagher Reporter Pacific Business News http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2015/12/02/hawaii-shippers-council-expects-hawaii-legislature.html Dec 2, 2015   Hawaii Shippers Council is hopeful that a new resolution to reform the Jones Act will be introduced into Hawaii state Legislature in the new session. If passed, the resolution would help […]

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Century-old law hurts our modern economy

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Century-old law hurts our modern economy Antiquated requirement not needed, costs the nation up to ‘$200 million’ annually By Glenn Hegar http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/Century-old-law-hurts-our-modern-economy-6671189.php December 2, 2015   If I were to tell you that a federal requirement is making life difficult for America’s petroleum and petrochemical industries – well, given the current administration, you probably wouldn’t be […]

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