Puerto Rico now faces a complete takeover by a federally appointed control board.
Al ver las noticias en las principales cadenas de televisión en español o inglés nadie se habría enterado de que mientras hacía campaña en Puerto Rico el aspirante socialista a la nominación presidencial demócrata, senador Bernie Sanders, anunció que si es elegido perdonaría a Oscar López Rivera. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic lawmakers are pretty livid about legislation that is meant to give Puerto Rico -- home to 3.5 million American citizens -- the power to restructure its $70 billion in debt. The House Natural Resources Committee passed the bill out of committee on Wednesday with strong Democratic support, but Sen. Show More Summary
Bloodline star Sissy Spacek on eating whatever’s put in front of you, being pale in Puerto Rico, and (almost) hang-gliding in heels.
This April, personal income tax revenue fell by an average of 9.88 percent compared to the same period last year in the 32 states for which Reuters has data (Puerto Rico as well). April is the most important revenue month for statesShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances cleared its first hurdle Wednesday with approval from a Republican-led House committee. The bill to create a financial control board and restructure some of the U.S. Show More Summary
The USMNT has a big test on Wednesday. The United States men's national team had their first pre-Copa America friendly over the weekend when they took on Puerto Rico, but Wednesday night's game represents their first proper warmup for the competition. Show More Summary
The bill to create a financial control board and restructure some of the U.S. territory's $70 billion debt has support from House Republican and Democratic leaders, as well as the Obama administration. But some bondholders, unions and island officials have opposed it. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, while Puerto Rico languishes and a pile of work faces our do-nothing House of Representatives, a hearing commenced to smear John Koskinen, current head of the IRS. The clip above is a very serious Steve King very seriously...Show More Summary
Copa America preparation rolls on. With a 3-1 friendly win over Puerto Rico under its belt, the USA Men’s National Team can really start to gel as the full 23-man roster convenes in Dallas. The next friendly in line before the Copa America starts is against a much sterner test in Ecuador. Show More Summary
The Puerto Rico debt crisis has reached a point where only help from Washington can save it. The post The Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Explained was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee begins considering the legislation Wednesday. The bill to create a financial control board and restructure some of the U.S. Show More Summary
Jim Manley: Is Bernie Sanders's opposition to Puerto Rico debt deal an effort to position himself to win a few more delegates as the Democratic nomination contest stretches out?
Guatemala: Guatemalan prosecutors are considering a inaugurating a new office specializing in dealing with femicides in response to the 222 gender-based murders of women in the first four months of 2016. Puerto Rico: Democratic presidential...Show More Summary
Paul Ryan scored his first big so-called win on Monday as Speaker of the House. The Democrats and Republicans have finally reached some sort...
Bernie Sanders and an influential group of unions are opposing the rescue bill that could see a House vote in June.
Bernie Sanders rejects the current plan and says the Federal Reserve should instead issue new loans to Puerto Rico
Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley Maritime Corp. announced Monday an additional $21 million investment for improvements and upgrades at its Isla Grande port terminal in San Juan, Puerto in preparation for the arrival of its LNG-powered ConRos in 2017. Show More Summary
Conservative political groups and hedge funds that bought Puerto Rico’s debts have some surprising company in their quest to block bipartisan legislation that could allow some of those bonds to be written down: Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who is also rallying his Senate colleagues to oppose the bill.