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Puerto Rico , Saturday 19 January 2019

News Puerto Rico: Cofina : Puerto Rico's $18 Billion Bond Restructuring Nears Completion

News source: https://www.marketscreener.com/COFINA-5818/news/Cofina-Puerto-Rico-s-18-Billion-Bond-Restructuring-Nears-Completion-27891251/
Publicated on: Saturday 19 January 2019

Puerto Rico's federal supervisors are making a final push to write down $18 billion in sales-tax bonds under a settlement that would mark their largest renegotiation yet of the U.S. territory's crushi...

News Puerto Rico: Democrats, Puerto Rico, and the truth about our dishonest press

News source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/democrats-puerto-rico-and-the-truth-about-our-dishonest-press
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

This past weekend, Democrats, lobbyists and corporate executives all traveled to Puerto Rico to attend the local opening of the hit Broadway show “Hamilton.” The event was organized by BoldPAC, the fu...

News Puerto Rico: Donald Trump Is Still Screwing Puerto Rico

News source: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/01/donald-trump-is-still-screwing-puerto-rico
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

His baseless prejudice toward the devastated territory reportedly drove one of the few competent people in the administration to quit. A top Department of Housing and Urban Development official is lea...

News Puerto Rico: V.I. May Take Action Regarding Puerto Rico-Based Real Legacy Insurance Company

News source: https://stcroixsource.com/2019/01/17/v-i-may-take-action-regarding-puerto-rico-based-real-legacy-insurance-company-2/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Lt. Gov.Tregenza Roach. (File photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Legislature) Troubled insurance company Real Legacy Assurance, the subject of eight V.I. federal lawsuits and subject to regulatory ac...

News Puerto Rico: ‘Hamilton’ Puerto Rico actors talk about a musical with a mission, and the job of impressing Lin-Manuel Miranda

News source: http://norwalkreflector.com/Theater/2019/01/18/Hamilton-Puerto-Rico-actors-talk-about-a-musical-with-a-mission-and-the-job-of-impressing-Lin-Manuel-Miranda
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — It didn’t take long for Donald Webber Jr. to hear about the hardships endured by residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, the monster storm that ravaged the ...

News Puerto Rico: United States : American Express Backs the Community of Puerto Rico

News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/united-states-american-express-backs-the-community-of-puerto-rico-2019-01-18
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Jan 18, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- American Express is committed to the communities where its employees and customers live and work. The company is proud to back global brand ambassador, ...

News Puerto Rico: Jimmy Fallon’s love letter to Puerto Rico celebrates the island in recovery mode

News source: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2019/01/18/jimmy-fallons-love-letter-to-puerto-rico-is-proving-very-popular/
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

As Hamilton kicked off its 17-day run in Puerto Rico, in an effort to fund hurricane relief, Jimmy Fallon and Lin-Manuel Miranda joined forces for a special episode of The Tonight Show. As well as sho...

News Puerto Rico: Trump tried to withhold federal disaster relief funds from Puerto Rico, report says

News source: https://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2019/01/18/trump-tried-to-withhold-federal-disaster-relief-funds-from-puerto-rico-report-says
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

President Donald Trump said he did not want "a single dollar going to Puerto Rico" in federal disaster relief funds as the U.S. territory struggled with the continuing aftermath of Hurricane María, ac...

News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico May Be Trump’s Ultimate Stain

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/puerto-rico-may-trump-ultimate-210604041.html
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

In the din of horrible presidential deeds and possible smoking guns revealed just in the last week, you may have missed a Washington Post story about the resignation of Pam Patenaude. Until last month ...

News Puerto Rico: Essential Arts: 'Hamilton' in Puerto Rico, a bad-boy play, an incandescent portrait

News source: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/miranda/la-et-cam-hamilton-puerto-rico-20190119-story.html
Publicated on: Saturday 19 January 2019

Aaaaand the arts season is back in full swing! I’m Carolina A. Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential arts news ... and disco cumbia:

News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico medical cannabis industry left without banking institution

News source: https://caribbeanbusiness.com/puerto-rico-medical-cannabis-industry-left-without-banking-institution/
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

SAN JUAN – Tu Coop, the only banking institution providing financial services to medical cannabis businesses in Puerto Rico, will stop doing so, leaving the fledgling industry without banking service. ...