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Puerto Rico considers new proposal to ease financial crisis Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. to study Zika link to Guillain-Barre in Puerto Rico A team of CDC scientists are traveling to Puerto Rico to investigate the links between Zika and Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system.
Mail Online | 3 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bondholder Group Rejects Puerto Debt-Swap Plan A group of Puerto Rico bondholders sent a counterproposal to the U.S. commonwealth's proposed bond swap, the latest twist in a long-running battle over the island's debt.
Wall Street Journal | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. CDC sees potential widespread Zika virus in Puerto Rico (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday told a Congressional hearing that he expects Puerto Rico to be hard hit by the Zika virus outbreak. "We will likely see significant numbers of cases in Puerto Ri
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Puerto Rico creditors make counter offer Investors seek to avoid haircut while providing debt relief to the island
Financial Times | 4 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Wonkblog: Puerto Rico considers new proposal to ease financial crisis A group of Puerto Rico bondholders proposed a payment plan Wednesday that would protect the value of their holdings while granting fiscal relief to the commonwealth.The proposal would protect the holders of about $7.6 billion of senior bonds issued by Cof
Washington Post | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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From NPR's Latno USA: Puerto Rico Underwater Read full story for latest details.
The Huffington Post | Feb 9, 2016 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Media's Focus on Lead in Drinking Water Reminds Residents of Puerto Rico of Potential Hazards For the past several months, the national media has closely covered the growing tragedy of lead poisoned children and adults in Flint, Michigan. Corrosive water used to supply drinking water was the culprit as it leached lead from old water service lines
WebWire | Feb 8, 2016 10:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
President Obama seeks $250M to help Puerto Rico fight Zika The Obama administration is seeking $250 million in federal funds to help Puerto Rico fight an increase in Zika cases after the governor declared a public health emergency. | Feb 8, 2016 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Omaha, Nebraska
House committee to hold Puerto Rico hearing Feb. 25 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources is to hold a hearing on Puerto Rico on Feb. 25, it said in a statement, as Congress tries to come up with a solution for the debt-ridden U.S. territory.
Reuters | Feb 8, 2016 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend