Federal legislation to authorize a plebiscite in Puerto Rico on statehood, on nationhood, or on both — but not on “Commonwealth” — was signed into… Read More »Plebiscite on Statehood, Nationhood, or Both, Not “Commonwealth,” Now U.S. Law
On July 25, Puerto Rico observes the anniversary of its local self-government. On that day in 1952, Governor Luis Muñoz Marin formally proclaimed a Constitution for the island,… Read More »The 1952 Puerto Rico Constitution: A New “Commonwealth” in Name Only
Trick question. Puerto Rico is already a part of the United States in the sense that it belongs to the United States. The question is… Read More »Should Puerto Rico Be Part of the United States?