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Issue #6: We’re Still Here

Understanding why federal relief aid for Puerto Rico has been slow for the US territory.  

 

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How Things Got So Bad in Puerto Rico

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Come on Congress, the guy from Hamilton did a LITERAL song and dance number in hopes you guys would have passed a crucial debt relief bill!

 

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Senate Introduces Bill That Would Allow Puerto Rico to File for Bankruptcy

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It’s good to finally see a bill that could help Puerto Rico climb out of their debt crisis. Then again, that’s like saying it’s good to see the fire department come to a house where it’s almost completely burned down.

 

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Puerto Rico Just Defaulted on Their Bonds for the First Time

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What would be the equivalent of Puerto Rico’s “car” that the creditors could take? Their transit system? Having been to Puerto Rico, I don’t think anyone would want that…

 

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The Rundown: Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

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Much like your Uncle Rico, Puerto Rico is also in debt. But unlike your Uncle Rico, fixing this isn’t going to be as easy as repossessing a flat-screen TV.

 

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