Media: the government of Puerto Rico has asked creditors to write off about 45% of the debts


NEW YORK, January 30. /Corr. Ivan Sawyers/. The government of Puerto Rico with the status of a freely joined the United States territory, on Friday submitted to the creditors the debt restructuring plan, involving a cancellation of a total of 45 per cent. This was reported by Reuters news Agency.

According to its sources, a formal plan will be published on Monday, 1 February. It is not specified what part of the debt of Puerto Rico, according to the Agency Bloomberg in excess of $70 billion, there is a speech.

In June 2015, the Governor of the island Alejandro garcĂ­a Padilla in an interview with The New York Times stated that Puerto Rico was not able to completely pay off your debt. He indicated that he intended “to ask numerous lenders indulgences that may involve the deferral of payments on some debts for a period of 5 years or a significant extension of the current programme payments”.

Earlier this month the financial company Assured Guaranty and Ambac Financial Group filed against Puerto Rico’s claim for delay required payments. This happened after the announcement, Garcia-Padilla, Puerto Rico will allow a default in the payment of interest on the bonds in the amount of about $37 million At the same time the territory will carry out other obligatory payments on debt of $594 million.