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U.S. military to provide free medical care, training to Puerto Rico

Added: 24.04.2019 16:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

While the issue of federal funding for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico remains a point of Washington contention – with efforts to pass further aid packages failing to move through the Senate and President Trump continuing to lash out at the U.S. island’s “grossly incompetent” leadership – the U.S. military is endeavoring to play a quieter role away from the political posturing.


Banks ordered to disclose bondholder information to Puerto Rico board

Added: 18.04.2019 21:43 | 15 views | 0 comments

A judge on Thursday ordered banks to comply with a request from Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board to disclose customer information related to certain debt issued by the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth.


Exclusive: New York Fed cracks down on Puerto Rico banks following Venezuela sanctions

Added: 18.04.2019 21:40 | 25 views | 0 comments

U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have led the New York Federal Reserve to crack down on Puerto Rico's $50 billion offshore banking industry, according to four sources and a document seen by Reuters.


New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

Added: 18.04.2019 5:03 | 11 views | 0 comments

New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer.

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Florida Democrats blast GOP over Puerto Rico disaster aid

Added: 17.04.2019 23:34 | 15 views | 0 comments

President Trump vehemently opposes additional recovery funds for storm-battered Puerto Rico


Creditor group seeks to wrest probing power from Puerto Rico board

Added: 17.04.2019 22:48 | 16 views | 0 comments

A group of public labor unions and other creditors on Wednesday asked a judge to grant it power to pursue probes into individuals who contributed to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis because the U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board has failed to do so.


Disaster aid stalls in Senate amid fight over Puerto Rico

Added: 17.04.2019 17:25 | 7 views | 0 comments

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico.

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