Puerto Rico Struggles With Impending Debt Crisis

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Cruise ships dock in Old San Juan, the center for Puerto Rican... News PhotoCruise,Finance,Horizontal,Old San Juan,Puerto Rican Ethnicity,Puerto Rico,San Juan,TourismPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - NOVEMBER 12: Cruise ships dock in Old San Juan, the center for Puerto Rican tourism, on November 12, 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The island territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, is on the brink of a debt crisis as lending has skyrocketed in the last decade as the government has been issuing municipal bonds. Market analysts have rated those bonds as junk and suspect it's 70 billion dollar debt might be unserviceable in the near future. With no industry other than tourism and the recent collapse of the real estate market, the way out is unclear. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)