July 26, 2017 / 1:37 AM / 2 years ago

Reporters seek to lift Puerto Rico's stay to probe oversight board

The stay on litigation against Puerto Rico in its debt restructuring should not bar a lawsuit seeking financial and conflict-of-interest information from the board overseeing the U.S. territory’s finances, a reporters’ group argued in court papers filed on Tuesday.

The island’s Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) said the board has been “stonewalling” its efforts to access the information, spurring it to file a lawsuit last month to force the board to hand over the information.

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