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Backlash over plans to honor Puerto Rican militant at parade

Added: 22.05.2017 20:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Organizers of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade are sticking with their decision to honor a freed militant who once embraced armed resistance to U.S. rule of Puerto Rico, despite a promised boycott by Hispanic police officers and criticism from salsa star Willie Colon.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Puerto Rico pension, highway agency join government in bankruptcy

Added: 22.05.2017 17:47 | 5 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's federal oversight board has sought bankruptcy protection for the island's highway authority and largest public pension, making them the latest commonwealth entities to turn to a court to work out debt.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Students At Puerto Rico's Largest University Continue Strike Amid Shutdown

Added: 20.05.2017 23:33 | 21 views | 0 comments

Amid a financial crisis, the Puerto Rican government has proposed cutting nearly $500 million from the university's budget. Students and faculty say it would cripple the leading institution.

From: www.npr.org

Chicago supporters to honor freed Puerto Rico nationalist

Added: 18.05.2017 7:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

Supporters of a 74-year-old Puerto Rican nationalist freed from house arrest this week after decades in prison will honor him as he returns to his former hometown of Chicago.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Puerto Rico Begins Hearings To Restructure Billions Of Dollars In Debt

Added: 17.05.2017 21:32 | 7 views | 0 comments

In San Juan, Puerto Rico, a federal judge Wednesday held a hearing to begin restructuring the U.S. territory's $74 billion public debt. It's a process akin to bankruptcy, in which bondholders, public employees and retirees owed pensions are all fighting for what's owed to them.

From: www.npr.org

Puerto Rico Embarks On Historically Huge Debt Protection Hearings

Added: 17.05.2017 18:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Between its public-sector debt and what it owes pension funds, the U.S. territory's bills exceed $120 billion. That makes for some difficult decisions in court, which opened hearings Wednesday.

From: www.npr.org

Puerto Rico creditors open to mediation in bankruptcy court

Added: 17.05.2017 17:01 | 6 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's main creditors, meeting before a U.S. bankruptcy judge in the largest public finance restructuring case in history, are interested in continuing mediation settlement talks to resolve the island's unpayable $70 billion debt bill.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Puerto Rico militant freed after 36 years

Added: 17.05.2017 15:28 | 13 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera has been freed from house arrest after 36 years in custody.

From: www.news.com.au

Hearings Begin On Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

Added: 17.05.2017 10:02 | 14 views | 0 comments

A federal judge in Puerto Rico is holding the first hearing in what's expected to be a lengthy battle over the island's $123 billion debt. It's a process similar to bankruptcy.

From: www.npr.org

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