Dollars and Sense, a News is my Business podcast

Dollars and Sense, a News is my Business podcast


Latest Episodes

[AUDIO REPORT] Puerto Rico COVID-19 Task Force status update
March 28, 2020

The group has received proposals from the private sector to add new machines for molecular testing of the virus.

P.R. Institute of Statistics chief says project pipeline is ‘packed’ in 2020
March 13, 2020

This episode of our Dollars & Sense podcast features Orville Disdier, executive director of one of the government's key agencies in charge of producing stats and figures that paint a picture of Puerto Rico's economy.

Paseo Caribe courting locals, tourists with renewed entertainment/dining proposal
November 13, 2019

Sam Kirschner, president of CPG Island Servicing, sat down with Dollars & Sense to talk about the residential/commercial complex.

FCC sets Dec. 9 deadline to apply for $258.8M in recovery funding
November 08, 2019

The support will be provider over a three-year period to facilities-based mobile providers in Puerto Rico and the USVI to do the work.

First BanCorp. reports $46.3M in net income for 3Q19
October 23, 2019

The bank’s quarterly results were revealed a day after First BanCorp. announced its intention to buy Banco Santander’s assets in Puerto Rico.

FirstBank CEO says Santander acquisition is ‘transformational for the company’
October 23, 2019

Aurelio Alemán, CEO of First BanCorp., the parent company of FirstBank, explained what the acquisition of Banco Santander's assets in Puerto Rico will represent for the market and the financial institution he heads.

Bureau of Economic Analysis says P.R.’s data now ‘in line with the rest of the world’
October 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis is working on establishing a clear picture of Puerto Rico's economy.

FCC approves $950M to improve broadband in P.R./USVI
September 27, 2019

To accomplish the goals in Puerto Rico, the FCC voted to allocate more than $500 million over 10 years in fixed broadband support and more than $250 million over three years in mobile broadband support.

EXCLUSIVE: FCC Chair Pai discusses historic $950M allocation for P.R./USVI
September 26, 2019

The FCC voted to allocate more than $500 million over 10 years in fixed broadband support and more than $250 million over three years in mobile broadband support.

Invest P.R. CEO: Investors must be assured things are moving forward
August 12, 2019

In the next couple of months, Invest Puerto Rico will be rolling out its promotional plan for Puerto Rico, which for the first time will be out of the government’s hands.