The U.S. government is going to release gross domestic product data on Puerto Rico for the first time because there's concern that numbers from the U.S.
The U.S. government is going to release gross domestic product data on Puerto Rico for the first time because there's concern that numbers from the U.S. - 
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On foot of concerns that numbers from Puerto Rico itself could be flawed, the U.S. government is preparing to release gross domestic product data on the U.S. territory for the first time. We took a look at what the adjusted financial data could mean for the island as it continues to recover from Hurricane Maria and reckons with a mountain of debt.

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