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Governor Leaves for Debt-Restructuring Meetings in New York, Washington

By on May 10, 2016

SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla left for New York and Washington on Tuesday to meet with creditors of Puerto Rico’s debt and continue efforts in Congress to see the island provided with tools to restructure its debt.

According to a release, the meetings are part of the García Padilla administration’s agenda “in search of fair and equal treatment for Puerto Rico.”

Secretary of State Víctor Suárez will serve as acting governor until Thursday, May 12, when the governor is expected back.

Gov. García Padilla during a meeting with Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.)

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, left, during a previous meeting with Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.)

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