Puerto Rico

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
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

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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Puerto Rico could run out of money in three months

Apr 24, 2015
The economy crashed when corporations moved out, but the government kept spending.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, government, shutdown
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How will Puerto Rico's poor economy affect you?

Jul 25, 2014
The island’s economy is floundering and debt is mounting. How does that affect your wallet?
Posted In: Puerto Rico, debt

Is Puerto Rico the new Greece?

Mar 3, 2014
Puerto Rico is issuing $3.5 billion worth of bonds this month and investors are hungry to buy.
Posted In: bonds, Puerto Rico

Iguana, it's what's for dinner

Feb 7, 2012
In an effort to rid Puerto Rico of its 4-million-strong invasive iguana population, the government has proposed turning them into an "exotic meat" export.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, iguana, export, exotic meat