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This Puerto Rico default is different

Apr 29, 2016
Puerto Rico is about to miss an interest payment on the most secure level of bonds.

Puerto Rico faces $422 million interest payment on bonds

Apr 28, 2016
The territory is deep in debt and with an upcoming payment deadline, citizens are feeling the strain.
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Would a Puerto Rico default hurt all municipal bonds?

Apr 26, 2016
Puerto Rico is threatening to default on the most highly secured type of bond, the general obligation bond
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Puerto Rico's pensions — The money's running out

Apr 15, 2016
Many Puerto Ricans are worried about their retirement money in the face of the territory's debt crisis.
A view of the Puerto Rico landscape.
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Not even bankers can predict Puerto Rico's fiscal future

Apr 13, 2016
The people whose job it is to know what's going to happen in the markets are in the dark.
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How a debt crisis is affecting San Juan, Puerto Rico

Apr 13, 2016
We talked with several Puerto Ricans who came back to Old San Juan.
A street in Old San Juan.
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Ponce, Puerto Rico: An abandoned city

Apr 12, 2016
Many of the businesses in Ponce are now for sale.
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Stranded: Puerto Rico in debt with no end in sight

Apr 11, 2016
The island is dealing with a $72 billion debt crisis. Marketplace's Andy Uhler travels to Puerto Rico to find out how the government's actions are affecting people.
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