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Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims

Added: 17.06.2019 1:26 | 17 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory.

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Rivian's used batteries will help support energy independence in Puerto Rico - Roadshow

Added: 15.06.2019 1:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

Its first project is in Puerto Rico, but this solution could work well anywhere.

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Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him

Added: 14.06.2019 17:24 | 18 views | 0 comments

The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes.

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Ricky Martin slams 'religious liberty' bill. Puerto Rico's governor backs down.

Added: 13.06.2019 19:38 | 12 views | 0 comments

Martin had blasted the "proposed measure imposed upon us under the guise of religious freedom” that "projects us to the world as a backwards country.”

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Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions

Added: 12.06.2019 22:39 | 18 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government workers.

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Puerto Rico governor looks to move up 2020 Democratic primary

Added: 12.06.2019 20:06 | 8 views | 0 comments

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CBS News the island will become "ground zero" for Democratic candidates to discuss issues like income inequality and climate change

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A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 12.06.2019 18:28 | 9 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper health care, and bacteria in the water have exposed many people to disease.

From: www.npr.org

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board

Added: 12.06.2019 16:48 | 15 views | 0 comments

A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities.

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Puerto Rico's governor looks to move up 2020 primary from June to March

Added: 12.06.2019 16:35 | 10 views | 0 comments

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has filed a new bill in the U.S. territory's legislature that would move its Democratic presidential primary from June to March. Rossello said the move is meant to keep Puerto Rico from being forgotten. The governor joined CBSN to explain why the move is important to the future of the island and why statehood should be considered a civil rights crisis.

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