Posts tagged "Puerto Rico"

What Does Independence Mean For Puerto Rico

This blog has taken an international turn due to Puerto Rico’s recent decision to join the union as a state last week and my sincere interest in the status of that country. Therefore, “Know Your Rights Tuesdays” will not be featured this week. Rather I will discuss that the vote for statehood happened due to... Read more »

Puerto Rico: America's Fifty-First State?

Puerto Rico: America's Fifty-First State?
While Americans were deciding who was going to be their president, Puerto Ricans were deciding the fate of their relationship with the United States. The 2012 Puerto Rican ballot had a two-part referendum question that asked residents of the island if 1) they wanted to change or maintain the island’s relationship with the US, and... Read more »
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