Puerto Rico debt crisis drives exodus to U.S.

Puerto Rico debt crisis drives exodus to U.S.

Published on Aug 13, 2015

New austerity measures are imposing more economic pain on U.S. territory Puerto Rico, which already has a poverty rate almost double that of America’s poorest state. In turn, many are deciding to leave the island for better opportunity and pay in the states. Special correspondent Chris Bury reports on the human toll of the debt crisis.

View the full story/transcript:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/puerto-rico-debt-crisis-drives-exodus-u-s/#transcript

Puerto Rico debt crisis drives exodus to U.S.

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