By Nick Brown

U.S. urges Puerto Rico task force to focus on healthcare

By Nick Brown NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rehabilitating Puerto Rico should include removing caps on the island's federal Medicaid funding and giving the U.S. territory's citizens access to earned income tax credits, two Obama administration cabinet members said on...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 9:31 PM

Puerto Rico says will default on $779 million of senior debt

By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico on Friday said it will default on $779 million worth of constitutionally backed debt, its most senior bonds, making good on threats that the island would choose paying essential services for its citizens over...

Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:50 PM

Puerto Rico says will default on $779 million of senior debt

By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico on Friday said it will default on $779 million worth of constitutionally backed debt, its most senior bonds, making good on threats that the island would choose paying essential services for its citizens over...

Friday, July 1, 2016, 11:50 PM

Puerto Rico authorizes debt payment suspension; Obama signs rescue bill

By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico authorized suspension of payments on its general obligation debt on Thursday just minutes after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a law creating a federal oversight board with authority to negotiate the...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 9:35 AM

Puerto Rico authorizes debt payment suspension; Obama signs rescue bill

By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico authorized suspension of payments on its general obligation debt on Thursday just minutes after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a law creating a federal oversight board with authority to negotiate the...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 9:35 AM

Puerto Rico's baseball love gets major league cold shoulder

By Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) - When the ball cracked off Cariduros shortstop Luis Mateo's bat, driving in the eventual winning run in a crucial June 4 play-off game, Angel Mulero and his family didn't just cheer....

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 3:51 PM