Puerto Rico unemployment rate for May at 12.4 pct

viernes 19 de junio de 2015 13:08 GYT

NEW YORK, June 19 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico said on Friday its unemployment rate for May was 12.4 percent, lower than 13.6 percent a year ago and the lowest recorded for that month since 2008.

However, the unemployment rate was higher than the 12.2 percent recorded in April 2015.

(Reporting by Karen Pierog; Writing by Megan Davies; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)