🖤 Donations of all sizes power our public service journalism Give Now

Puerto Rico's solar industry wins big after hurricane

Nov 30, 2017
Why people are banking on solar for the future of Puerto Rico.
Solar panels cover a rooftop in Puerto Rico's San Juan. The island's solar industry is witnessing a boom post Hurricane Maria.
Joanne Griffith/Marketplace

Parsing President Trump’s Puerto Rico debt comments

Oct 4, 2017
Puerto Rico’s billions of dollars in outstanding debt involves a complicated mix of obligations: general government bonds sold by Puerto Rico, sales tax-backed bonds, electric power revenue bonds … it’s a long list. Bond insurers are on the hook for a portion of the debt if the government agencies that issued the bonds fail to […]