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52 Places to Go: Drinking in Northwest Puerto Rico
Travel along the coast of Northwest Puerto Rico, where vendors and bartenders use machetes, ice picks and delicate herbs to create their drinks.
Strangling Puerto Rico in Order to Save It
A congressional board’s remedy for Puerto Rico’s financial ills will only deepen the island’s impoverishment for decades.
Hedge Fund Sues to Have Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Case Thrown Out
The fund, Aurelius Capital, argued that the federal oversight board guiding the island’s financial affairs was unconstitutionally established.
As Others Pack, Some Millennials Commit to Puerto Rico
Young Puerto Ricans are coming back to the island or staying put — with an entrepreneurial spirit that upends a narrative of dependency.
In Puerto Rico, Love Lingers for a Deserted School
Jesus Emmanuel Rodriguez Pichardo returned to Puerto Rico to photograph his old abandoned high school, which was one of many to close because of the island’s economic collapse.
For the Love of Spanglish
While it’s still not standardized, millions of speakers use this hybrid form of communication every day, creating their own rules.
Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight
Even on an island facing economic collapse and population loss, Lares, a picturesque mountain town, stands out. It has lost almost a quarter of its population since 2000.
Puerto Rico’s Power Authority Effectively Files for Bankruptcy
The government said the move was the only way to reduce the existing debt of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority “to a sustainable level.”
Puerto Rico’s Creditors
The National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation writes that the island’s creditors are not a monolithic group of opportunistic human “sharks.”
After Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands
With debts piling up and lenders growing nervous, the U.S. Virgin Islands is approaching the same kind of fiscal crisis that engulfed Puerto Rico.
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