The West Wing, a TV drama about a fictional president of the United States and his staff, took on Puerto Rico’s status in a 2012… Read More »Blast from the Past: Puerto Rico Statehood Discussed on the West Wing
Jenniffer González, the new Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico, is confident that the time is ripe for statehood for Puerto Rico, according to an interview… Read More »Incoming Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González Confident about Relationship with Trump
It has often been said that the Jones-Shafroth Act, which brought U.S. citizenship to the people of Puerto Rico in 1917, was motivated by the need… Read More »Was Puerto Rican Citizenship All about the Draft?
The candidates and parties in the recent presidential election spoke up for self-determination for Puerto Rico. Now Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, who also chairs… Read More »Congress’s Obligation to Resolve Puerto Rico’s Status
Presidential candidate Donald Trump has released his first offical statement on Puerto Rico status. “There are 3.7 million American citizens living in Puerto Rico,” begins the statement.… Read More »Donald Trump Announces Position on Puerto Rico Status
Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson visited Puerto Rico on Sunday and gave unambiguous support to statehood for Puerto Rico. At a rally of roughly 3,500 people,… Read More »Ben Carson Endorses Statehood for Puerto Rico
Former Florida Governor – and likely soon-to-be candidate for the Republican presidential nomination – Jeb Bush (R) visited Puerto Rico to express his continued support… Read More »Jeb Bush Spoke in Puerto Rico, But Was the Message Aimed at a Different Audience?