What is next for Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico is in trouble. With a faltering economy, $72 billion of municipal debt, and a brain drain of young people packing for the mainland, Puerto Ricans are seriously worried about the future of the U.S. territory. Latino USA explores the Puerto Rican debt crisis, from the history of U.S. involvement in the island’s economy to how its fiscal problems are affecting people today. Plus, the battle on Capitol Hill over Puerto Rico’s future.

Featured image: San Juan, Puerto Rico (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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