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The White House said Monday that President Obama won’t bail out Puerto Rico, which is facing default on its municipal bonds. “There’s no one in the administration that’s contemplating a federal bailout of Puerto Rico,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, who added that Treasury officials and others in

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SAN JUAN (dpa) – Concerns were on the rise Monday regarding the possibility of a cash crunch in Puerto Rico, a day after Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s debts are “not payable.” US expert Anne Krueger, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former

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  The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is at a crossroads. The governor, Alejandro García Padilla, noted in an interview late last week that the island simply could not pay all of its debts on time. He said that the government would therefore be asking for concessions from most if not

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  Latinos that were supposed to be part of Miss USA 2015 are continuing to drop. Following Univision’s announcement that they would not air the Spanish simulcast of beauty pageant next month, hosts Cristián De La Fuente and Roselyn Sanchez also quit their hosting duties and J Balvin also opted

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  Like Greece, the Puerto Rican government has more debt than it can service, and some are calling for a bailout by U.S. taxpayers. The major Puerto Rican state-owned or controlled enterprises are all losing money, including the power authority which is insolvent. Puerto Rico is an American territory that

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LONDON — If there was a shortlist for “Greatest American novelist of the twentieth century” Saul Bellow is certainly a worthy candidate. For starters, the silverware the author has to his name — the Nobel Prize for Literature, three National Book Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize — makes him a

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The Coming Race War Begins In Cuba, Not South Carolina Optics of USA’s Killers Returning Home Is Not A Good One The View From The U.S. Virgin Islands  By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press Charles Manson wanted to start a race war in America by directing his “family” to mass

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The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean. From the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to Cuba to St Lucia, crops are withering, reservoirs are drying up and cattle are dying while forecasters worry that the situation could only grow worse in the coming months. Thanks to

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