Tag Archives: Wanda Vázquez Garced

Puerto Rico’s gambling agenda picks up pace as Tourism Board executive resigns

Developments of Puerto Rico’s gambling regulatory overhaul appear to be gathering pace, as Tourism Board executive Jaime Alex Irizarry confirms to local media that he has departed the agency. Irizarry had served as Gambling Director under the jurisdiction of Puerto Rico’s Tourism Board, co-sharing governance responsibility with Puerto Rico’s Equestrian Sports Society. This March, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced regained …

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Wanda demands overhaul of Puerto Rico’s gambling frameworks

Wanda Vázquez Garced, Governor of Puerto Rico, is seeking an overhaul of the Caribbean island’s gambling laws to revive its economy and tourism following the severe damage of back-to-back hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Last week, Vázquez personally recommended the appointments of advisors Professor José Balasquide-Córdova and Cristóbal Méndez to lead the development of Puerto Rico’s ‘Games Commission’. Writing to …

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