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Questions for: ‘Amid Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Ruins, a New Push for Statehood’ Click Here to Open in a New Window
Will the struggling Caribbean commonwealth convince Washington that it is ready to become the 51st American state?
Puerto Rico Faces ‘Humbling’ Scope of Its Woes in First Court Hearing Click Here to Open in a New Window
Lawyers for the island’s creditors came together for their day in court, all trying to squeeze money out of a government that is broke.
Puerto Rican Day Parade to Honor a Long-Jailed Militant Click Here to Open in a New Window
Oscar López Rivera, who was associated with a group that carried out a deadly bombing in Manhattan in 1975, will be a the parade’s National Freedom Hero.
Movers: Stocks Slide Click Here to Open in a New Window
We’re following major developments in the markets throughout the day. Check here for the latest updates.
How Puerto Rico Is Grappling With a Debt Crisis Click Here to Open in a New Window
Puerto Rico is seeking what is essentially bankruptcy relief. This is what’s happening and how the island got here.
Amid Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Ruins, a New Push for Statehood Click Here to Open in a New Window
As Puerto Rico faces an economic meltdown, residents are preparing to vote in June in a nonbinding referendum on whether to try to become the 51st state.
Data on New Housing, and Google Hosts Its Developers’ Conference Click Here to Open in a New Window
Though construction slipped in March, economists believe the dip was partly a result of bad weather. At Google’s annual event, “smart home” products will be a big topic.
Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis Claims Another Casualty: Its Schools Click Here to Open in a New Window
The secretary of education in Puerto Rico has pushed for closings and consolidations to save money. Teachers fear the cuts will cost them their jobs.
Puerto Ricans Face ‘Sacrifice Everywhere’ on an Insolvent Island Click Here to Open in a New Window
The territory, which filed for a kind of bankruptcy protection in the face of $123 billion in debt, has been gripped by a sense of gloom and anxiety.
Puerto Rico: A Debt Problem That Kept Boiling Over Click Here to Open in a New Window
Tax-free bonds enshrined in a 1917 federal law, combined with a constitutional guarantee to creditors, helped build Puerto Rico’s staggering levels of debt.





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