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Greece heads to crucial referendum

Jul 3, 2015
Greeks' vote Sunday may determine whether they stay in the eurozone.
Posted In: Greece, Euro Eurozone, Europe, greekcrisis

U.S. rice growers want to get in on Cuba

Jul 2, 2015
The increased demand would help farmers, who have seen prices fall.
Posted In: rice, U.S., cuba
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a televised address to the nation from his office on Wednesday in Athens, Greece. Tsipras has vowed to push on with his plan for a referendum this Sunday on the recent proposals from the country's creditors.

Athens on the edge

Jul 1, 2015
What happens now that Greek voters have rejected the terms offered by international creditors.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, debt, bailout
Puerto Rico's residents are dealing with increasing economic hardships and a financial crisis that has resulted in the government's $72 billion debt.

U.S. investors could take a hit on Puerto Rican bonds

Jul 1, 2015
Is the island territory, with $72 billion debt, our Greece?
Posted In: Puerto Rico, bonds, municipal bonds, debt

Puerto Rico's exodus: vicious cycles and silver linings

Jul 1, 2015
The island is facing its largest outmigration since the '60s.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, debt, employment
Pro-Euro protesters gather in front of the parliament building in Athens on Tuesday. Thousands of people rallied in Athens on Tuesday in support of a bailout deal with international creditors, which has been rejected by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece misses debt repayment deadline

Jun 30, 2015
Greece has failed to repay 1.6 billion euro debt owed to the IMF on time.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Europe debt crisis, Euro zone
Puerto Rico is $72 billion in debt.

Facing huge debt, Puerto Rico weighs its options

Jun 30, 2015
The U.S. territory is treated like a state — and cannot, by law, declare bankruptcy.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, debt, interest rates

The Greek debt crisis by the numbers

Jun 30, 2015
Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains the Greek debt crisis.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, debt

Flagship Westgate Mall reopens in Kenya

Jun 30, 2015
A year after a devastating terrorist attack, Nairobi's Westgate Mall is to reopen partially.
Posted In: Kenya, Malls, terrorism, Nairobi

Puerto Rico faces debt deadline

Jun 29, 2015
Governor says the commonwealth doesn't have the funds to make the July 1 payments.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, bond, power, debt
 
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