Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio held dueling events Friday in Puerto Rico.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points to help Canada beat Puerto Rico 112-92 on Friday night for its third straight victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament.
The presidential candidates stumped on the same day less than 10 miles apart, highlighting the territory’s increased importance in the nominating process.
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton forcefully called for a re-evaluation of Puerto Rico’s tenuous relationship with the mainland United States during a strategic campaign swing to the island’s capital city, stressing her belief that Puerto Ricans have not been treated fairly as U.S. citizens. “It’s hard to justify how you […]
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Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and Hillary Rodham Clinton find themselves in Puerto Rico on Friday at the same time. And Mr. Rubio is wasting little time previewing his idea of what the general election might look like.
Ahead of his visit, Rubio penned an op-ed in Friday's edition of El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico's largest newspaper, saying the Caribbean island government must find its own way to get its financial house in order. Former Florida Gov. Jeb...Show More Summary
SAN JUAN — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Friday said he did not support efforts to grant Puerto Rico the right to authorize municipal bankruptcies, a position that puts him on the opposite side of the issue from Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton -- and most voters here on the […]
A bondholder group agrees to cut the principal as part of a debt swap, but it needs approval from the other bondholders
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Before Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico, he should return more than $1.2 million from hedge funds linked to the island’s crisis, activists say.
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Puerto Rico’s power authority sent a jolt through a corner of the U.S. stock market Wednesday as shares in financial stocks exposed to the commonwealth soared after the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority agreed to a debt-restructuring plan with a group of bondholders.
Gov. Cuomo explained the delegation he picked to travel to Puerto Rico next week is based on the wishes of the island's officials.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his staff said Tuesday. Spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas told The Associated Press that the Florida...Show More Summary
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The deal with a big block of its creditors gives Puerto Rico a needed accomplishment at a time when other developments have been going against it.