Moody's downgrades Puerto Rico's GO bonds, other debt

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Ratings firm Moody's on Wednesday downgraded Puerto Rico's general obligation bonds to Ca from Caa3, citing extensive damages from Hurricane Maria in the U.S. territory.

Senior bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corp and the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority were also downgraded to Ca from Caa3.

Moody's said the lower ratings are aligned with its estimates of the territory's reduced debt servicing capacity, adding that Puerto Rico faces almost total economic and revenue disruption in the near-term. (http://bit.ly/2yhsWvZ) (Reporting by Ahmed Farhatha in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)