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  • In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake

    In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake
    Nordstrom The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day. Fashion Features Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
  • Puerto Rico to receive world's 2 largest cruise ships in '16

    Puerto Rico is preparing to welcome the world's two largest cruise ships for the first time next year. The executive director of the island's Tourism Company says Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas will bring an estimated 60,000...
  • Puerto Rico prepares for luxury shopping amid recession

    A pair of nearly 5-inch black satin heels with a large gold alligator that serves as the front strap retails for almost $1,600 at the first Saks Fifth Avenue store to open in Puerto Rico, more than what the average person here earns in a month and where...
  • Puerto Rico seeks to recognize, allow gay marriages

    Puerto Rico's Justice Department announced Friday that it will not defend the U.S. territory's laws banning gay marriage in a major turnaround for the socially conservative island that surprised many. Justice Secretary Cesar Miranda said that the...
  • Puerto Rico sells $246 million in bond anticipation notes

    Puerto Rico's government said Tuesday that it has sold $246 million in bond anticipation notes to refinance part of its short-term debt and help generate more money for the financially strapped island. The notes issued by Puerto Rico's Infrastructure...
  • Struggling Puerto Rico cracks down on tax cheats

    With recession biting into profits at their chain of burger restaurants and surf shops, two brothers responded in a way Puerto Rico authorities say is common: by shortchanging the government. Javier and Oscar Juelle failed to turn over $1.27 million in...
  • Puerto Rico police official sentenced in fatal beating case

    A former Puerto Rico police sergeant has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in the fatal beating case of a 19-year-old man. The U.S. Justice Department said Erick Rivera Nazario was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. He previously...
  • Rudy Giuliani visits Puerto Rico for investment conference

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is in Puerto Rico for an annual conference aimed at attracting wealthy U.S. investors to the island. Giuliani spoke Thursday at the Investment Summit in San Juan where more than 200 people gathered to hear about...
  • Despite high marks, Enrique Hernandez could start in minors

    Despite high marks, Enrique Hernandez could start in minors
    Those who were less than thrilled at what the Dodgers received in their off-season trades can take heart that at least one player this winter was receiving pretty much rave reviews. Now if the Dodgers can only find a place for him on their roster....
  • Puerto Rico seeks protection of federal bankruptcy code

    Puerto Rican officials sought Thursday to convince U.S. legislators that the island's financially struggling public corporations should be allowed to restructure their debt under the federal bankruptcy code. The push comes after a federal judge ruled...
  • Congress should help Puerto Rico go bust the American way

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: In an ideal world, Puerto Rico would be bankrupt. Instead, it is sliding toward something far more dangerous and uncertain and President Barack Obama and Congress need to intervene. On...