Puerto Rican Debt Crisis Hits Home

Many Puerto Ricans said they expected more would leave for the United States because of the countries debt crisis, including family members, potentially accelerating a growing number of migrations in recent decades. Others have begun sending more money home to family and friends.
Monetary troubles came to a head this week as it faced a deadline to repay its debt and as a report from former IMF economists said the commonwealth was in dire need of economic reform.