SAN JUAN, Jan 28- Puerto Rico is negotiating with at least two bond insurers to insure around $500 million of a planned $2 billion bond issue, which would extend the appeal of the sale beyond the hedge funds currently buying the U.S. commonwealth's debt, according to two sources close to the process. The island's Government Development Bank is in talks with MBIA's...
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