Passing PROMESA was the first step to fixing Puerto Rico's finances. Here's what Obama and party leaders need to do next, says Stephen Spencer.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest numbers on Zika virus infections in Puerto Rico.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses a Zika research pact and the White House urging bipartisan approval for Zika funding.
Congress must agree on a bill to fund efforts to control the Zika virus next week, or risk harm to pregnant women and their babies.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports that the Zika virus is beginning to pick up steam in Puerto Rico, as some 50 women are becoming infected each day.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the dire Zika situation in Puerto Rico.
Protesters in Puerto Rico came out today over new federal controls regarding the island's finances. Some are even calling for a 'Prexit.' CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks with Nader Tavakoli, Ambac Financial Group CEO, about the debt.
Ambac Financial Group is one of the largest insurers of Puerto Rico's debt and has some exposure to today's defaults. Nader Tavakoli, Ambac CEO, discusses.
The cash-strapped island is expected to miss a payment of $2-billion in debt obligations on Friday.
Puerto Rico is set to register its largest default to date on Friday as $2 billion in debt payments are due to its creditors.
The Senate passed the bill just two days before the island makes a $2-billion payment to creditors.
CNBC's John Harwood reports that the Senate has passed a bill to restructure Puerto Rico's debt.
Shares of MBIA, Assured Guaranty and Ambac Financial spiked after a Puerto Rico rescue package passed the Senate.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the Puerto Rico debt bill voting.
Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions by Sen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) about systemically important banks and the Federal Reserve's authority surrounding Puerto Rico.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the CDC's efforts to combat Zika and screen blood donations for the virus.
Former senator Judd Gregg warns that Puerto Rico is on the verge of "economic cardiac arrest" and urges the Senate to pass debt bill PROMESA.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson on what's breaking from the Supreme Court this morning.
The bill to help Puerto Rico with its debt crisis moves to the Senate after the U.S. House passed the bill with bipartisan support.
The House approves legislation to help the island restructure its massive $70-billion debt.