Debt

Nika Knight, staff writer
Many states are incarcerating poor children whose families can't afford to pay juvenile court fees and fines, a report published Wednesday finds, which amounts to punishing children for their families' poverty—and that may be unconstitutional. Although the growing practice of incarcerating adults who are unable to pay municipal and court fees and...
Nika Knight, staff writer
An investigation by local journalist Eliván Martínez Mercado reveals that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Puerto Rico says it will default on its debt Monday, escalating the economic...