Puerto Rico’s Choices: Statehood or Independence

Opposing Statehood and Independence Camps Accept Terms for Self-Determination on Future Political Status Legal and political measures adopted by the Governor and Legislature in Puerto… Read More

New Data on Puerto Rican Migration to the States

A new report on migration for 2015 from the Puerto Rico Statistics Institute shows that people are still moving from the Island to the States… Read More

Trump Order Could Change the Rules for Free Associates States

President Trump is planning a new executive order on the subject of immigration, according to drafts shared by the Washington Post. The major focus of… Read More

CNE discusses Puerto Rico’s Economy, Announces Plans for New Growth Commission

Miguel “Mike” Soto-Class, a Puerto Rican economist and founder of the Center for a New Economy (CNE), an independent, non-partisan think-tank devoted to developing a… Read More

Honoring the Life of Congressman Robert Garcia

Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, spoke in memory of former Congressman Robert Garcia on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday…. Read More

Controversial Gutierrez Proposal Contradicts Puerto Rican Law

Rep. Luis Gutierrez has introduced legislation to hold a new plebiscite in Puerto Rico that recognizes “the U.S. territory’s sovereign nationhood” and enables voters to choose… Read More

Puerto Rico’s Choices: Statehood or Independence

The new referendum law enacted by the Puerto Rico Legislature and signed by Governor Ricardo Rossello defines the political status options for the ballot as… Read More

The Legal Reality of Free Association

As Puerto Rico prepares to vote on status options in its first federally-funded plebiscite, it’s important to make sure that voters fully understand the status… Read More

Senate Bipartisanship on Puerto Rico

On the floor of the U.S. Senate this morning, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) had kind words for Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) as… Read More

Long Road to Economic Recovery Forecast for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s economy may not be as large as it was in 2006 until 2034, according to a new study by a prominent economic consulting… Read More