Development

All Appropriate Inquiries and the Innocent Land Owner Defense

On May 7, 2014, DISUR held the First Brownfields Development Summit at the School of Architecture of the Pontifical University of Puerto Rico, Ponce. Among the presenters were Oscar L. Fontán, PG of ERTEC Environmental Technologies, PSC, to talk about the importance of All Appropriate Inquiries and Innocent Land Owner Defense. The presentation is in English. Format: PDF.

Socio-economic Landscape of the Southern Region of Puerto Rico

A summary of the socioeconomic landscape of the Southern Region of Puerto Rico, as defined for purposes of the regional alliance DISUR. Includes a regional comparative in order to raise awareness of the need to develop a united front and unite efforts and resources to transform the current situation into one of greater regional prosperity and competitiveness. It also includes information on the structural composition a

DISUR Projects and Initiatives for South Puerto Rico

The Alliance for Comprehensive Development of the South (DISUR) is a launching point and a catalyst for various projects and initiatives for the socioeconomic development of southern Puerto Rico.A partial list of DISUR's projects and initiatives includes the following:

DISUR Presents Tourism Council

On March 24, 2010, DISUR presented a Council on Tourism at the Municipality of Guayama's Convention Center. Copresenters included the Chamber of Commerce of South Puerto Rico (CCSPR) and Porta Caribe. Among the themes developed during the activity include the following: New tourism investment in the South, specialized market sectors, the vision of tourism from the perspective of small inns, and the infrastructure necessary to develop a tourist hub.

Tourism: Tourist Hub for South Puerto Rico

Among DISUR's strategic projects for economic development of the South Region of Puerto Rico is a tourist hub. This project complements the efforts of the Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (and Porta Caribe) to develop and promote tourisms in the Southern Region. DISUR proposes the development of a new vacation concept where the physical and mental health, sports and family entertainment are the main attraction. This will be achieved through new investment and improvement to existing infrastructure and the development of new tourist attractions.

International Goods Movement Planning

The presentation by Dr. Thomas Wakeman includes information on world trade, port planning, the environment, sustainability, and the potential opportunities of the port.

DISUR Achievement Report 2006 - 2008 and Action Plan 2008 - 2009

The presentation includes socioeconomic data of the Southern Region of Puerto Rico (DISUR) alongside data from other parts of the island. It presents a list of DISUR's achievements during the years 2006, 2007 and 2008 and the Action Plan for 2008 and 2009.