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P.R. bankruptcies up 8.14% in Aug., fueled by Ch. 7 cases
September 6, 2016, No Comments

The number of bankruptcy cases filed in Puerto Rico was up 8.14 percent year-over-year in August, when 929 cases were fi ...

Economists to discuss PROMESA’s impact at conference
August 22, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Economists Association wiil address the impact of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Sta ...

Moody’s issues FAQ report for investors on PROMESA
August 12, 2016, No Comments

In a new report released Thursday, Moody’s Investors Service addressed investor questions regarding the implications o ...

P.R. economic activity slides 1.8% YOY in June
August 9, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s economic activity index held up its downward spiral in June, when it reflected a reduction of 1.8 percen ...

July ’16 bankruptcies drop 4.4% YOY in Puerto Rico
August 2, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy levels showed a 4.4 percent drop last month, when the total number of companies and individua ...

Brookings panel explores PROMESA’s implications
July 13, 2016, No Comments

WASHINGTON — A four-member panel convened here Tuesday to discuss the long-term lessons of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis ...

P.R. bankruptcies remain flat in June, up 5% so far in ’16
July 5, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy levels remained flat last month, when the total number of companies and individuals who turne ...

Economists: Several aspects of PROMESA illegal, harmful
June 27, 2016, No Comments

Members of the Puerto Rico Economists Association believe there are several aspects of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Manage ...

Cost of living in SJ metro area 11.6% higher than U.S.
June 20, 2016, No Comments

Living in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 11.6 percent higher than the average for othe ...

P.R. ranks dead last in fiscal solvency among U.S. states
June 2, 2016, No Comments

A study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University released Wednesday showed that on the basis of its fiscal solv ...