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Puerto Rico Governor Says Island Can’t Pay Its Public Debt

In this April 30, 2015, photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla delivers his budget address for the next fiscal year at the Capitol building in San Juan. Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, his spokesman confirmed late Sunday, June 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
In this April 30, 2015, photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla delivers his budget address for the next fiscal year at the Capitol building in San Juan. Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, his spokesman confirmed late Sunday, June 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—The governor warned that Puerto Rico can’t pay its $72 billion public debt on the eve of a private Monday meeting with...




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