March 22, 2018 / 5:45 PM / a year ago

U.S., Puerto Rico reach deal over outstanding loan agreements -Mnuchin

WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have reached a deal over an outstanding federal loan to help the island recover from Hurricane Maria, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday.

Mnuchin made the announcement during a visit to Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover in the aftermath of devastating storms last year. (Reporting by Nick Brown and Susan Heavey Editing by James Dalgleish)

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