All posts tagged "crisis"
Greece: Creditors must deliver on promise to lighten debt
Greece's finance minister insisted Monday the country had met all its reform commitments.
- Posted May 29, 2017
Pirates Preying on Venezuelan Fishermen as Industry Unravels
PUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela — The pirates had killed Flaco Marval’s brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family. So the skinny 17-year-old and the other Marval men ran...
- Posted December 8, 2016
2 quakes rattle Italy, crumbling buildings and causing panic
ROME – A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people....
- Posted October 26, 2016
Venezuela’s Resort Island Devastated by Economic Crisis
MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela (AP) — This resort island was once mobbed with international tourists who loved the sparkling blue water, fine white sand and flawless sunny days. Now, swimming pools are empty, toilets don’t flush and many...
- Posted September 16, 2016
Debt Crisis Prompts Skyfall
A spiffy image of Gov. Alejandro García Padilla as Agent 007 is a fitting representation of his administration’s attempt to act as an agent of change with the initiative to put together a SuperBond deal as a...
- Posted March 3, 2016
Union Leaders Say 2015 Was Difficult for Puerto Rico, Fear Cuts to Services Next Year
SAN JUAN – Three union leaders said 2015 has been “very difficult for Puerto Rico,” while saying the biggest challenge workers face next year will be service cuts. The president of the Central Puertorriqueña de Trabajadores union...
- Posted December 29, 2015