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Puerto Rico , Friday 24 May 2019

News Puerto Rico: Banks could benefit from investing in Puerto Rico. But few are doing it.

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/banks-could-benefit-from-investing-in-puerto-rico-but-few-are-doing-it/ar-AABRImt
Publicated on: Friday 24 May 2019

American banks have been given a chance to help Puerto Rico and earn the equivalent of brownie points for it — but few banks have taken the opportunity. Load Error Last year, to encourage banks to ...

News Puerto Rico: Nike Cancels Puerto Rico-Homage Sneaker With Panama Design After Public Outcry

News source: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Nike-Cancels-Puerto-Rico-Homage-Sneaker-with-Panama-Design-After-Public-Outcry-510389471.html
Publicated on: Friday 24 May 2019

Nike won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama objected to one of its traditional designs being used on the sneaker. The ...

News Puerto Rico: Senate passes disaster aid bill, ending months of gridlock over Puerto Rico funds

News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/disaster-aid-bill-ending-months-of-gridlock-over-puerto-rico-funds-senate-passes-disaster-aid-package-today-2019-05-23/
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

Ending months of gridlock over additional hurricane relief funds for Puerto Rico, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass a multi-billion-dollar aid package that includes assistance to the ...

News Puerto Rico: As Trump relents on Puerto Rico and border funding, senators approve deal for $19.1 billion in disaster aid

News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/05/23/puerto-rico-disaster-aid-deal-close-but-trump-support/3653323002/
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

WASHINGTON – Senators overwhelmingly approved a long-stalled $19.1 billion disaster aid bill Thursday after the White House backed off its request that the package include more than $4 billion to ...

News Puerto Rico: Congress cuts deal on disaster relief as Trump relents on Puerto Rico aid

News source: https://www.ajc.com/blog/jamie-dupree/congress-cuts-deal-disaster-relief-trump-relents-puerto-rico-aid/1GuGLhsSZemrLmVuVCAhyN/
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

Ending months of wrangling over billions of dollars in aid for victims of hurricanes, floods, and wildfires, Congress struck a deal Thursday with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion aid package, ...

News Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Case Casts a Shadow on Billions in Municipal Bonds

News source: https://www.barrons.com/articles/municipal-special-revenue-bonds-review-court-ruling-puerto-rico-chicago-51558554529
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

It might come as a surprise that about 10% of the Chicago Board of Education’s long-term debt is rated investment grade, just two years after a budget shortfall threatened to close schools early. Yet ...

News Puerto Rico: Trump just okayed $900 million in disaster relief for Puerto Rico, dropping his border wall demand

News source: https://theweek.com/speedreads/843267/trump-just-okayed-900-million-disaster-relief-puerto-rico-dropping-border-wall-demand
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

Count this as another victory for Democrats. President Trump had long resisted signing off on disaster funding for Puerto Rico and several other states, recently claiming he'd only approve the ...

News Puerto Rico: Biggest Muni Junk-Bond Fund Plows In as Puerto Rico Debt Rallies

News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-22/biggest-muni-junk-bond-fund-plows-in-as-puerto-rico-debt-rallies
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

The biggest buyer of muni junk bonds is big on Puerto Rico. Nuveen’s $19.5 billion High Yield Municipal Bond Fund, the largest focused on riskier state and local government securities, boosted its ...

News Puerto Rico: Boxer Danny Garcia's GF Shows Knockout Buns in Puerto Rico

News source: https://www.tmz.com/2019/05/22/boxer-danny-garcia-girlfriend-erica-mendez-puerto-rico/
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Bet you wish you were Danny Garcia right now. The superstar boxer and his smokin' hot baby mama, Erica Mendez, are having the time of their lives out on vacation in Puerto Rico ... dancin' it up and ...

News Puerto Rico: Hearing on Medicaid Programs in Puerto Rico and Other Insular Areas

News source: https://www.c-span.org/video/?461001-1/hearing-medicaid-programs-puerto-rico-insular-areas
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

2019-05-23T10:00:00-04:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/9d3/1505855071.jpgThe House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing on Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other ...

News Puerto Rico: Senate Finally Reaches Deal on $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill That Will Benefit Puerto Rico

News source: http://time.com/5595114/senate-passes-disaster-aid-bill/
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

(WASHINGTON) — The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires. ...

News Puerto Rico: A disaster aid deal for Puerto Rico is near and likely won't include a wall. Will Trump support it?

News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/05/23/puerto-rico-disaster-aid-deal-close-but-trump-support/3653323002/?bcmt=1
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

WASHINGTON – Congressional leaders are nearing a deal that would provide long-sought disaster aid to victims of hurricanes in the Southeast, wildfires in the far West, floods in the Midwest and Puerto ...