Puerto Rico Debt Tragedy's Second Act Is Close. Here Is the Cast

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  • Draining cash, island may default on Dec. 1 bond payments
  • Pathway out to be charted by veterans of major debt crises

The second act of Puerto Rico’s long-building debt drama is about to begin, and waiting in the wings is a veteran cast. It includes an embattled politician, his foe, the former executive of a failed bank, and those with roles in the Wall Street bailout, Argentina’s default and America’s biggest municipal bankruptcies.

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