Governor of Puerto Rico Extends Lockdown as the Island Is Recognized as the Lead Jurisdiction in the U.S. Preventing COVID-19 Outbreaks

(April 2, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced the extension of Puerto Rico’s lockdown until April 12th, 2020 in the midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The Governor issued Executive Order 2020-029, which contains additional, stricter measures to ensure the health and well-being of the people of Puerto Rico as the islandContinue reading “Governor of Puerto Rico Extends Lockdown as the Island Is Recognized as the Lead Jurisdiction in the U.S. Preventing COVID-19 Outbreaks”

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GRANTS GOVERNOR VÁZQUEZ GARCED’S REQUEST TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES ON THE ISLAND

(March 23th, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) granted Governor Vázquez Garced’s request to help businesses on the island affected by the global emergency of Coronavirus COVID-19. This assistance is a result of Governor Vázquez Garced’s March 18, 2020 letter to the SBA requesting resources under the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)Continue reading “U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GRANTS GOVERNOR VÁZQUEZ GARCED’S REQUEST TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES ON THE ISLAND”