|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.