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When will Uber arrive at Puerto Rico’s main airport?

http://caribbeanbusiness.com/when-will-uber-arrive-at-puerto-ricos-main-airport When will Uber arrive at Puerto Rico’s main airport? By Rafelli González on June 15, 2018 Editor’s note: This report first appeared in the June 14-20 issue of Caribbean Business.  More than two months after the Public Service Commission (CSP by its … Continue reading

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Uber picking up at SJU airport, at least temporarily

http://www.laconexionusa.com/noticias/20170512379090_lc37909012.asp Uber thanks Rossello’s provisional measure on transportation in San Juan Source: EFE 05/12/2017 San Juan, May 12 (EFEUSA) .- Uber’s communications manager, Julie Robinson, thanked the governor of Puerto Rico in a statement “for making the decision in favor … Continue reading

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Uber says 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport

  http://caribbeanbusiness.com/uber-900-new-economic-opportunities-would-be-created-with-access-to-airport Uber: 900 new ‘economic opportunities’ would be created with access to airport By Cindy Burgos Alvarado on February 28, 2017 SAN JUAN – If the government allowed Uber drivers access to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, the travel … Continue reading

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Violence against Uber Drivers Ramps up in Puerto Rico

Violence against Uber Drivers Ramps up in Puerto Rico   By Dennis Costa on July 13, 2016 SAN JUAN—Taxi drivers in Puerto Rico have reportedly engaged in violent acts against Uber drivers and vehicles in the island capital during the … Continue reading

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Judge Declines Uber’s Court Request

Despite the preliminary injunction and Uber’s website saying Uber is not available in Puerto Rico, it is reported that it is in fact now available, as of Monday 7-11-16. Judge Declines Uber’s Court Request By Eva Lloréns Vélez on July … Continue reading

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San Juan Traffic Chaos as Taxi and Truck Drivers Protest against Uber in Puerto Rico

Uber will greatly expand where people in Puerto Rico can travel, while reducing travel time and travel cost.  Free markets are fair markets, which are good for consumers and society.  For example of a highly controlled, highly regulated market economy, … Continue reading

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Ride-Hailing Firms Seen as Integral in Advancing PR’s ‘Visitor Economy’

http://www.sanjuanweeklypr.com/index.html By MARIA MIRANDA SIERRA mirandasanjuanstar@gmail.com Foundation for Puerto Rico (FPR) Board Chairman Jon Boschow last week highlighted the importance of new technologies and models of transportation for the development of the island’s tourism sector and the overall visitors economy, … Continue reading

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