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Puerto Rico’s cash-strapped electric utility announced Wednesday that it had reached a deal with creditors that enabled it to meet $415 million of principal and interest payments due July 1 on its revenue bonds.

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Short summary of The deal with Puerto Rico's electric utility would not affect the government's struggle to reckon with the bulk of its roughly $73 billion in debt.

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