2016 will likely bring more financial misery for the beleaguered island. Puerto Rico is on course to default on some of its debts on Monday, deepening a crisis that has been escalating steadily for months.
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The Maryland Democrat calls for swift action in the face of the island’s potential default. Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is making his pitch to fix Puerto Rico’s financial crisis the
The missed payment will mark the first default by the commonwealth and shows the depth of the island's economic and cash flow problems. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla shocked investors in June
(Reuters) - Puerto Rico may sport palm trees, pristine beaches and glorious weather but its tourism industry is losing out to rival Caribbean islands - and that is holding the U.S. territory back at a
A "bailout" is simply unacceptable to U.S. taxpayers. But a solution that provides fairness to creditors as well as debtors is at hand, if Congress is prepared to deploy its readily available constitutional
These are the key issues: Unsustainable debt. Puerto Rico's debt is not sustainable without real economic growth and a consolidated surplus. These will remain elusive over the next several years by any
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tensions over a 95-year-old shipping law have reignited after Puerto Rico’s governor said it has contributed to the island’s dire fiscal situation, a charge met with fierce resistance
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Thursday joked about offering U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew an exchange of Greece for Puerto Rico. “I offered my friend Jack Lew these days that we could
Officially a U.S. commonwealth, Puerto Rico is treated in some ways like a foreign country, in other ways a state, and in still other ways unlike anywhere else. Caught in political limbo, the island teeters
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