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After Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, worries shift to Virgin Islands – MyAJC


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After Puerto Rico's debt crisis, worries shift to Virgin Islands
MyAJC
MIREYA ACIERTO/NYT Lindbergh Bay beach in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, May 28, 2017. With debts piling up and lenders growing nervous, the U.S. Virgin Islands is approaching the same kind of fiscal crisis that engulfed Puerto Rico. (Mireya Acierto/The ...

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FEATURE: Puerto Rico families fight, flee a surge in foreclosures – Marianas Variety


Builder Magazine

FEATURE: Puerto Rico families fight, flee a surge in foreclosures
Marianas Variety
An average of 14 families lose homes every day to foreclosure in Puerto Rico, more than double the rate a decade ago as the island faces a real-estate crash worse than the one that sparked the Great Recession on the U.S. mainland. Families across ...
Puerto Rico's Foreclosure Rate Keeps ClimbingBuilder Magazine

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Rep. Murphy hosts panel in Orlando to hear from Puerto Ricans – WKMG Orlando

Rep. Murphy hosts panel in Orlando to hear from Puerto RicansWKMG OrlandoORLANDO, Fla. - Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Florida, held a panel discussion in Orlando, hoping to hear from Puerto Ricans about their struggles both here in Central Florida and on t...

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Opinion: A sinking feeling about Puerto Rico’s plight – Lawrence Journal World


The Jerusalem Post

Opinion: A sinking feeling about Puerto Rico's plight
Lawrence Journal World
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is drowning. The island, so popular with tourists, is $123 billion in debt. That's more debt than the $18 billion bankruptcy filed by the city of Detroit in 2013. In May, San Juan declared a form of bankruptcy after ...
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Puerto Rican Painters Who Fold, Cut, and Tear the Canvas – Hyperallergic


Hyperallergic

Puerto Rican Painters Who Fold, Cut, and Tear the Canvas
Hyperallergic
NEW ORLEANS — Rips, tears, and fissures punctuate the works in Beyond the Canvas: Contemporary Art from Puerto Rico, a group exhibition at Newcomb Art Museum showcasing five artists' process-driven approaches to painting. The exhibition cleverly ...

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For Sale: Puerto Rico – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


Wall Street Journal (subscription)

For Sale: Puerto Rico
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Puerto Rico has no cash and can't borrow money anymore. So it is looking to sell itself off in parts. The troubled U.S. territory is preparing to seek bids in coming months from private companies willing to operate or improve seaports, regional ...

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Eid Finds Celebrants in Puerto Rico – News18


News18

Eid Finds Celebrants in Puerto Rico
News18
For Juan, Ramadan is a balancing act. On the one hand is his religious faith and practice. On the other is his land, his culture, his home – Puerto Rico. Although he weaves these two elements of his identity together in many ways, during Ramadan the ...
Five Ways to Fix Puerto Rico's Economic MeltdownPanAm Post

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Armada-Puerto Rico postponed, make-up Monday night – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union

Armada-Puerto Rico postponed, make-up Monday night
Florida Times-Union
When Puerto Rico FC comes to Jacksonville, storms follow. Strong thunderstorms postponed the Jacksonville Armada's North American Soccer League match against Puerto Rico Sunday night, setting up a rare episode of Monday night soccer. The teams will ...

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After Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands – New York Times


New York Times

After Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands
New York Times
Yet away from the beaches the mood is ominous, as government officials scramble to stave off the same kind of fiscal collapse that has already engulfed its neighbor Puerto Rico. The public debts of the Virgin Islands are much smaller than those of ...

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