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Puerto Rico’s new electoral code signed into law by Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced, despite objection from political opposition parties who say she broke her promise to seek consensus

https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/puertoricosnewelectoralcodesignedintolaw-2577136 Puerto Rico’s new electoral code signed into law Despite objection from political opposition parties and 135 days before elections, Wanda Vázquez Garced decided to sign the new code into law Sunday, June 21, 2020 – 11:45 AM By Ricardo … Continue reading

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Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries before the start of the count of the primaries

https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/politica/nota/angelperezyantoniosotoseacusanmutuamentederobarselasprimarias-1239394 TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: Ángel Pérez and Antonio Soto accuse each other of stealing the primaries Before the start of the count of the primaries Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 12:00 AM Updated on: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 9:26 … Continue reading

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 Investor Peter Schiff defends territorial status, argued that the island “would be much worse” if it were a US state

Peter Schiff points out than any of the 50 states would be happy to give up statehood since it would mean they could also escape Federal taxation.  He shows why statehood would be terrible for Puerto Rico.   Commenters explain further. … Continue reading

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How Puerto Rico got into its current financial mess

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article64452617.html How Puerto Rico got into its current financial mess BY JOHN McPHAUL Special to the Miami Herald March 06, 2016 02:00 PM   A man drinks a beer in a local bar as he watches Puerto Rico’s governor Alejandro … Continue reading

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Statehood Would Be a Step Down for Puerto Rico, as explained by Peter Schiff in episode 257

  From the comments: Levine Levine  I still remember the story told by Peter Schiff about the Samoa Islands. Peter said the standard of living of the typical Samoan declined when Congress required Samoa business pay the Federal minimum wage. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico goes to the polls for statehood

  http://thehill.com/latino/336667-puerto-rico-goes-to-the-polls-for-statehood Puerto Rico’s government is banking on a push for statehood to solve the structural issues that led to its financial crisis. Puerto Ricans will vote Sunday to decide the territory’s status. If statehood wins, as expected, the island … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico has many facts listed on Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico Puerto Rico From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the U.S. Territory. For other uses, see Puerto Rico (disambiguation). “Porto Rico” and “Borinquen” redirect here. For other uses, see Porto Rico (disambiguation) and Borinquen (disambiguation). Coordinates: 18.2°N … Continue reading

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