Thursday, June 30, 2016

USA - Senate passes Puerto Rico financial rescue bill: Al Jazeera English

Published on 30 Jun 2016
The US Senate has passed a bill to help Puerto Rico deal with crippling debt. The island owes creditors more than 70 billion dollars and is expected to miss a two billion dollar repayment on Friday.

Puerto Rico has lost around 10 percent of its population over the past decade, with many moving to Florida for better opportunities.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.

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