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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew: Puerto Rico crisis is 'immediate and real' - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTreasury Secretary Jack Lew: Puerto Rico crisis is 'immediate and real'Los Angeles TimesPuerto Rico defaulted Monday on most of a debt payment of roughly $400 million; another $1.3 billion in bond payments are due July 1, and the island's administration has made clear that it can't meet the obligation. The island has been shut out of the ...Treasury Sec. Warns Inaction on Puerto Rico Could Cost TaxpayersNBCNews.comCongress Must Take Action On Puerto RicoDaily CallerTaxpayer Bailout Imminent If Congress Doesn't Save Puerto Rico... NowMoney MorningWall Street Journal -Washington Post -Reutersall 41 news articles »

It's Not Hedge Funds That Caused Puerto Rico to Fail to Manage Its Debts - Reason (blog)

Reason (blog)It's Not Hedge Funds That Caused Puerto Rico to Fail to Manage Its DebtsReason (blog)Puerto Rico Credit: James Willamor / photo on flickrNowhere in John Oliver's recent 20-minute segment on Puerto Rico's massive $70 billion debt (it officially defaulted on its payments yesterday) does he mention public employee pensions and benefits ...As Puerto Rico Defaults, Eyes Turn to WashingtonNew York TimesStephen Moore: How To Turn Puerto Rico Into Hong KongInvestor's Business DailyPuerto Rico Default: More Political Fallout Than Market ImpactFortuneReuters -Wall Street Journal -New York Magazineall 577 news articles »

Zika fears threaten to cancel Pirates' Puerto Rico trip - Tribune-Review

ESPNZika fears threaten to cancel Pirates' Puerto Rico tripTribune-ReviewPirates and Marlins players recently held separate votes on whether they want to play in Puerto Rico. The results were sent to the Players' Association, which met with Major League Baseball officials on Monday. ?There are procedural matters to be taken ...Report: Zika concerns could cause MLB to cancel Puerto Rico seriesSports IllustratedMarlins players remain worried about Zika risk in Puerto RicoESPNSources: Baseball close to canceling Puerto Rico trip because of Zika concernsYahoo SportsCBS Local -CBSSports.com -USA TODAYall 41 news articles »

Pelosi's Puerto Rico dilemma - The Hill

The HillPelosi's Puerto Rico dilemmaThe HillHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is holding her fire on Republicans when it comes to Puerto Rico. The Democratic leader aimed piercing criticism at Republicans on Friday for inaction on a host of issues as varied as the Zika crisis and the national ...and more »

Caribbean neighbors Cuba and Puerto Rico wonder who really won cold war - The Guardian

The GuardianCaribbean neighbors Cuba and Puerto Rico wonder who really won cold warThe GuardianWithin 24 hours on Sunday, Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro García Padilla, announced that the American territory would default on nearly $370m of debt, after years of failure to put the island's finances ? or its relationship with the US ? in order ...

Marlins Remain Worried About Zika Risk in Puerto Rico - ABC News

New York MagazineMarlins Remain Worried About Zika Risk in Puerto RicoABC NewsMiami Marlins player representative Tom Koehler says the team attended a seminar on the Zika virus that heightened concerns about playing two games in Puerto Rico against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 30-31. A decision is expected by the end of the ...NYC Gifts Puerto Rico 1 Million Free Condoms to Fight ZikaNew York MagazineMLB considering canceling Pirates' Puerto Rico seriesBucs DugoutZika found in Puerto Rico, could affect MLB games in MayKERO 23ABC NewsThinkProgress -CBSSports.com -New York Daily Newsall 474 news articles »

Vultures and Chains: Artists Protest Puerto Rico Debt Crisis - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishVultures and Chains: Artists Protest Puerto Rico Debt CrisisteleSUR EnglishNew York-based Puerto Rican artists Eric Aviles and Arlene Chico-Lugo have long used performance art to fight for Puerto Rico's independence, but they have recently turned their attention to raising awareness about the island's US$400 million debt ...Puerto Rico's New Default Sets Muni Market RecordWall Street Journal (blog)all 6 news articles »

How Puerto Rico amassed $72 billion in debt - USA TODAY

USA TODAYHow Puerto Rico amassed $72 billion in debtUSA TODAY1917: Congress exempts Puerto Rican bonds from all federal, state and local taxes (known as triple-tax-free status), even if bondholders live outside Puerto Rico. The government sells bonds to raise money for projects, infrastructure and operational costs.Even vultures lose their taste for Puerto Rican bondsFinancial Timesall 3 news articles »

Economic crisis causes greatest exodus in Puerto Rico's history - Fox News Latino

Economic crisis causes greatest exodus in Puerto Rico's historyFox News LatinoThe severe economic crisis that the U.S. commonwealth of Puerto Rico has gone through over the past 10 years has caused the greatest exodus in its modern history, with emigration increasing daily and which just last year reduced the population by 2 ...and more »

'Forced Exile,' Say Puerto Ricans Leaving Island Amid Financial Crisis - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com'Forced Exile,' Say Puerto Ricans Leaving Island Amid Financial CrisisNBCNews.comVictor Rodríguez never thought it would come to this; next month he, his wife and their five children are moving to Connecticut leaving their beloved island -Puerto Rico - in the rearview mirror. He and his wife, Dr. Yolanda Pagán, a renowned ...





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