SAN JUAN, Jan 29 An agreement to restructure
more than $8 billion of bonds issued by Puerto Rico's bankrupt
electric utility needs more time to obtain approval from the
U.S. commonwealth's legislative body, a lawyer for the island's
federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and caused at least $110 million in damage.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan 8 Many Puerto Ricans
woke up on Wednesday to a second day without electricity after
the island's worst earthquake in over a century knocked out its
biggest power plant, collapsed homes and killed at least one
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes killed at least one person, toppled buildings and knocked out power to nearly the entire island of more than 3 million people. | Video
SAN JUAN Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez, who had said she was reluctant to take power after her predecessor resigned in disgrace this past summer, on Monday declared her candidacy for the same office in next year's elections.
SAN JUAN Puerto Rico would reduce a major portion of its debt by more than 60% under a long-awaited restructuring proposal the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board filed in court on Friday.
SAN JUAN A long-awaited plan to restructure Puerto Rico's core government debt will finally be filed in court later this month, an attorney for the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's federally created financial oversight board told a federal judge on Wednesday.
SAN JUAN Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave. | Video
(This story has been corrected to fix a typo in final paragraph.)