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Puerto Rico to host two MLB games in April

Added: 21.06.2017 22:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico will host a two-game series between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins in April, Major League Baseball said on Wednesday.


'An Absolute Crisis': Foreclosures in Puerto Rico Affecting Thousands

Added: 21.06.2017 13:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

An average of 14 families a day are losing their homes to foreclosure in Puerto Rico, as the island faces a real-estate crash worse than the one sparking the Great Recession in the U.S. mainland.


Could Illinois Be the First State to File for Bankruptcy?

Added: 17.06.2017 13:35 | 17 views | 0 comments

, CBS News
Illinois residents may feel some solidarity with the likes of Puerto Rico and Detroit. A financial crunch is spiraling into a serious problem for Illinois lawmakers, prompting some observers to wonder if the state might make history by becoming the first to go bankrupt. At the moment, it's impossible for a state to file for bankruptcy protection, which is only afforded to counties and municipalities like Detroit.

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Puerto Rico statehood bid a total failure

Added: 16.06.2017 16:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

OPINION | What could have been the very first vote with congressional blessings has in effect become a toothless rallying-cry for pro-statehood militants.


Mediation team created for Puerto Rico bankruptcy cases

Added: 14.06.2017 22:54 | 3 views | 0 comments

A federal judge overseeing the restructuring of Puerto Rico's debt has created a mediation team to help resolve the U.S. territory's bankruptcy cases.


7 men arrested in Puerto Rico in child pornography case

Added: 14.06.2017 18:43 | 9 views | 0 comments

Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested seven men in a child pornography case involving children as young as 3 years old.


(Some) Puerto Ricans vote for US statehood

Added: 13.06.2017 13:08 | 5 views | 0 comments

Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are "claiming our equal rights as American citizens," Puerto Rico's governor says.


WATCH: Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in vote

Added: 12.06.2017 23:08 | 6 views | 0 comments

U.S. statehood opponents say low voter turnout should invalidate the results.


Puerto Rico Votes For U.S. Statehood In Non-Binding Referendum

Added: 12.06.2017 21:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Carla Minet, executive director of the Center for Investigative Journalism in Puerto Rico, about the election Sunday in which people chose to make their island the 51st U.S. state. Turnout was small, and the referendum is non-binding.


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