Tag: Puerto Rico

JCPenney Provides Update on Puerto Rico Stores

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s widespread destruction in September 2017, the company’s top priority was to assist Puerto Rico associates in need. JCPenney (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) worked to confirm the well-being of all employees, and quickly delivered containers of much-needed supplies for associates, including water and non-perishable food…

AT&T's Flying COW Connects Puerto Rico

On Nov. 6, AT&T (No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) made the following announcement regarding Cell on Wings: In Puerto Rico, we’ve deployed our helicopter Flying COW (Cell on Wings) for the first time ever. As we work to permanently restore our network, this experimental technology is…

Puerto Rico 'On Its Own' Financially, Budget Director Says

Puerto Rico will be left to its own devices to recover financially following the devastation left by the most powerful hurricane to hit the United States territory in about 90 years, according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. Rejecting President Donald Trump’s assertion that the island’s debt…

Trump Seeks Praise from Devastated Puerto Ricans

President Donald Trump’s perception of the “great job” his administration has done in relief efforts for Puerto Rico remained just as clouded when, thirteen days after Hurricane Maria, he finally made good on a promise to visit to the devastated island, where about 3.4 million residents still remain without the…

Millennial Latinos Largest Group of Eligible Voters

According to a recent Pew Research Center study, Latino millennials comprise the majority of eligible Latino voters at 44 percent. In addition to being the largest group among its own race, Latino millennials also make up the largest eligible voting block out of all races and generations. But despite potentially…