Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Imposes Strict Measures for Visitors in Puerto Rico Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Thursday, July 2, 2020- Washington, D.C.) –Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced that she would sign Executive Order 2020-052, which will come into effect on July 15, 2020. Executive Order 052 establishes several new mandatory measures regarding the influx of passengers arriving on the island. These measures include travelers who come to Puerto Rico to provideContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Imposes Strict Measures for Visitors in Puerto Rico Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Urges Puerto Ricans to Respond to 2020 Census

(Tuesday, June 30, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – The Governor of Puerto Rico Wanda Vázquez Garced urged Puerto Ricans to respond to the 2020 Census in an effort to increase participation and adequate headcount of residents on the island. Currently, Puerto Rico has one of the lowest census response rates in the U.S. amid the CoronavirusContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Urges Puerto Ricans to Respond to 2020 Census”

Governor Vázquez Garced Updated U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on COVID-19 Efforts

(June 30, 2020- Washington, D.C.) –Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced sent a letter to the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Lisa Murkowski, and Ranking Member Joe Manchin III providing an update on Puerto Rico’s efforts to slow the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. The letter provides the Government’s response and urges CongressionalContinue reading “Governor Vázquez Garced Updated U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on COVID-19 Efforts”

PRFAA y el Condado de Orange Se Unen Para Apoyar a la Comunidad Puertorriqueña Durante la Pandemia

La iniciativa es parte de los planes de la Lcda. Jennifer M. Storipan, Directora Ejecutiva de PRFAA  y el  Lcdo. Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Director Regional de PRFAA Florida para continuar asistiendo la comunidad puertorriqueña durante la pandemia. (miércoles, 24 de junio de 2020- Orlando, F.L.) – La Administración de Asuntos Federales de Puerto Rico conContinue reading “PRFAA y el Condado de Orange Se Unen Para Apoyar a la Comunidad Puertorriqueña Durante la Pandemia”

PRFAA and Orange County Partner to Support Puerto Rican Community During Pandemic

The initiative is part of the plans of Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq, PRFAA’s Executive Director of PRFAA and Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Esq., Regional Director of PRFAA’s Orlando’s office to continue assisting the Puerto Rican community during the pandemic. (Wednesday, June 24, 2020- Orlando, FL) – The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration office in Orlando (PRFAAContinue reading “PRFAA and Orange County Partner to Support Puerto Rican Community During Pandemic”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Welcomes Visit from Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico

(June 9, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced today that she will welcome Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico, officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to the island next week. “We welcome this visit from Rear AdmiralContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Welcomes Visit from Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico”

PRFAA en Florida con nuevo portal de citas para apoyo a la comunidad durante la Pandemia COVID-19

La iniciativa es parte de los planes de la Lcda. Jennifer M. Storipan, Directora Ejecutiva de PRFAA y Lcdo. Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Director Regional de Florida para asegurar la continuidad de los servicios durante la pandemia COVID-19. (martes, 26 de mayo de 2020- Orlando, F.L.) – La Administración de Asuntos Federales de Puerto Rico conContinue reading “PRFAA en Florida con nuevo portal de citas para apoyo a la comunidad durante la Pandemia COVID-19”

PRFAA Florida Launches New Booking Portal to Support the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The initiative is part of the plans of PRFAA’s Executive Director Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq., and Regional Director of the Florida Office, Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Esq., to ensure the continuity of services to the Puerto Rican community in Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic  (May 26, 2020- Orlando, FL.) – The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs AdministrationContinue reading “PRFAA Florida Launches New Booking Portal to Support the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Governor Vázquez Garced Announces the Completion of the Conversion to Natural Gas of Units 5 and 6 of PREPA

(May 22, 2020- Washington, D.C.) –Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced, along with the Chief Executive Officer of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA per its English acronym), José Ortiz Vázquez, and Founder and Chief Executive officer of New Fortress Energy (NFE per its English acronym), Wes Edens, participated in a tour of the new NFEContinue reading “Governor Vázquez Garced Announces the Completion of the Conversion to Natural Gas of Units 5 and 6 of PREPA”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and HHS Urge Hospitals, Physicians, Clinical Laboratories, and all Medicare Providers in Puerto Rico to apply for the CARES Act Provider Relief Funds

(May 20, 2020- Washington, D.C.)– Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and Officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urged Puerto Rico’s healthcare sector to act on a vital opportunity to receive much-needed available federal funding to continue fighting the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The bipartisan CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), andContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and HHS Urge Hospitals, Physicians, Clinical Laboratories, and all Medicare Providers in Puerto Rico to apply for the CARES Act Provider Relief Funds”