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Puerto Rico’s economic crisis threatens Democratic primary

April 22, 2016 GMT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's economic crisis has thrown the U.S. territory's upcoming Democratic primary into question.

The director of the island's Elections Commission says she's holding an emergency meeting on Friday because the financially strapped government has not released $3 million needed to print ballots and pay for vote-counting machines for the June 5 primary.