Although the concept of free association has gained attention over the past year among some Puerto Ricans who seek enhanced autonomy with continued close U.S.… Read More »Citizens From Freely Associated States Struggle in Guam after Typhoon Mawar
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has published a request for information about Puerto Rico’s coastlines. NOAA will be gathering public comments online until September… Read More »NOAA Requests Information on Puerto Rico Coastlines
In discussions of statehood for Puerto Rico, questions about costs and benefits come up — for both sides. Puerto Rico would gain equal rights and… Read More »Calculating the Value of Each State to the U.S.
Every U.S. territory that has become a state faced anti-statehood movements before admission. Arkansas, home of Rep. Bruce Westerman, the current chairman of the House… Read More »Anti-statehood Arguments against Arkansas
On Tuesday, Houston Astros’ catcher Martín Maldonado caught his third no-hitter of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career. The victory places him near the top… Read More »Martín Maldonado Catches Third No-Hitter
In 2020, during the COVID epidemic, a survey from George Washington University found that 40% of Puerto Rico’s population was food insecure, meaning that they… Read More »Food Sovereignty Plan Creates Controversy