In debates over possible changes to the relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States, one issue always seems to rise to the top: the… Read More »Constitutional Experts: U.S. Citizenship in Puerto Rico Guaranteed Only With Statehood
In a recent article in Foreign Policy in Focus (FPIF), author Edward Hunt reports that “U.S. officials are laying claim to the large oceanic area… Read More »U.S. Military Authority in the Freely Associated States
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Olivia Rodrigo is preparing for a world tour. There are a number of stops in North America, and North American fans can register for tickets… Read More »Olivia Rodrigo Concert Tickets Out of Reach for Puerto Rico Area Codes
The Arkansas Marshallese community has begun to express concern over the delay in the renegotiation of the Compacts of Free Association (COFA) between the U.S.… Read More »U.S. Migrants from Freely Associated States Concerned about Deportation
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