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The challenges of restoring power to Puerto Rico

Nov 29, 2017
"When will we have power?" Why there isn't a straight answer.
Downed power lines stretch along a street in Hatillo, Puerto Rico. Parts of the island are still without power.
Joanne Griffith/Marketplace

U.S. territories face economic problems similar to Puerto Rico’s

Jun 28, 2017
Congress has sent auditors to several U.S. territories in the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. They want to avert the kind of financial mess Puerto Rico got into with $123 billion in bond debt and unfunded pensions.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story.