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News Topic - Puerto Rico

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Amid crisis, support grows for Puerto Rico statehood Porfirio Guerrero has grown increasingly frustrated as a decade-long recession has sapped business from his tailor shop in the Puerto Rican capital. He now feels the only way for the island to recover is to become a...
MyFoxAL.com | 3 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Birmingham, Alabama
Obama signs Puerto Rico debt bill The bill's passage marked a rare bipartisan accomplishment for Obama and Republicans.
TheHill.com | 3 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Obama quickly signs Puerto Rico financial rescue bill President Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday.
WAFF 48 News | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Huntsville, Alabama
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Obama Signs Puerto Rico Rescue Bill into Law President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law legislation aimed at rescuing Puerto Rico from its debt crisis. The measure cleared by the Senate on Wednesday would put a halt to creditor lawsuits against the island and would provide a pathway for debt
Roll Call | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Obama signs Puerto Rico rescue bill President Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday.
Fox News | 3 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
As Puerto Rico faces record default, a look at the bonds due (Bloomberg) -- Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla says the island wont pay general-obligation debt coming due on Friday even with President Obama poised to sign a bill that enables the commonwealth to restructure its $70 billion debt load.
MSN Money | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Puerto Rico power company reaches deal with creditors SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Puerto Rico's heavily indebted power company says it has reached a deal with creditors to avoid defaulting on an upcoming $415 million payment.
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate Passes Puerto Rico Fiscal Relief Bill The legislation passed Wednesday establishes a board to oversee Puerto Rico's finances, including a restructuring of its $72 billion debt.
CFO.com | 5 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Here's How PROMESA Aims to Tackle Puerto Rico's Debt Having won Senate approval, a bill to help Puerto Rico restructure its crushing $72 billion-dollar debt was a presidential signature away.
MSNBC | 7 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Puerto Rico to hike electricity rates 26% Electricity prices in Puerto Rico are going up 8% in August and likely by 26% by early 2017. It's the latest hit to the struggling island economy.
CNN.com | 8 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend