The U.S. House of Representatives passed a status bill for Puerto Rico in 2022 and a new status bill is expected this year. What will discussions… Read More »A Page from History: Free Beer and BBQ for Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act of 2021 was filed in the spring of 2021. But that was not by any means the first Puerto… Read More »A Page from History: The Puerto Rico Statehood Act of 1977
A visitor to Puerto Rico, Otto Schoenrich, brought back word of the local cuisine to his local paper in Baltimore. Puerto Rico had recently become… Read More »A Page from History: Favorite Dishes in Uncle Sam’s New Possession
Hurricane Felipe, which made landfall in Puerto Rico in 1928, was the worst hurricane the Island had ever experienced before Hurricane Maria in 2017. While… Read More »A Page from History: Hurricane Felipe in 1928
On Wednesday night, October 21, 2015, The Institute for Latin American Studies, The Forum on Migration, The Greater Caribbean Studies Center, and The Center for… Read More »Stiglitz, Other Experts Consider the Impact of Puerto Rico’s Colonial Status
Federico Degetau y González was the first Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico to the United States House of Representatives, a position he held from 1901… Read More »Federico Degetau y González, Puerto Rico’s First Resident Commissioner
In his book The Power of a Positive No, William Ury describes an occasion when he was asked to help mediate a discussion between Russian… Read More »A Page From History: Chechen Leaders Call Out the U.S.
Under “Enhanced Commonwealth,” Puerto Rico would remain a part of the United States while also conducting its own international trade and diplomacy. Although the proposal has been… Read More »A Page from History: State Department Rejects Enhanced Commonwealth