Puerto Rico Underwater : Latino USA The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is in trouble. With a faltering economy, $72 billion of debt, and people leaving, Puerto Ricans are worried. Latino USA explores the Puerto Rican debt crisis.

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Puerto Rico Underwater

The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is in trouble. With a faltering economy, $72 billion of debt, and people leaving, Puerto Ricans are worried. Latino USA explores the Puerto Rican debt crisis.

Why Is Puerto Rico Billions of Dollars in Debt?

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The Hot and Cold Love Affair Between the US and Puerto Rico

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Why Are so Many Teachers Leaving Puerto Rico?

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The Battle for Puerto Rico on Capitol Hill

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The Answer to Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Might Be Gay Tourism

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Puerto Rico's New Crop of Young Entrepreneurs

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