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Puerto Rico to hold statehood referendum

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/puerto-rico-hold-statehood-referendum-amid-disillusion-70723188 Puerto Rico to hold statehood referendum By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:41PM FILE – In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol in San Juan. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor to lead negotiations on the status referendum – statehood or not

If Puerto Rico becomes a state, Federal Income taxes will apply to Puerto Rican’s income.  Not a good trade-off. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/governortoleadnegotiationsonthestatusreferendum-2569431 Governor to lead negotiations on the status referendum The Plebiscite Act gives Wanda Vázquez a short time to get the … Continue reading

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PDP says NPP wasted millions on plebiscite that NPP knew was not approved

Puerto Rico is struggling, yet millions were wasted on a vote for statehood when the wording on the ballots was not approved. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/theoppositiondenouncessilenceabouttheconsultation-2329812 The opposition denounces silence about the consultation It was never revealed that a second review of the … Continue reading

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Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article155313554.html June 09, 2017 2:09 PM Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood — but the timing couldn’t be worse By Jessica Campisi jcampisi@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON When Puerto Ricans vote Sunday on the political future for the U.S. territory, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló … Continue reading

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Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate

http://nypost.com/2017/06/09/far-from-nyc-parade-puerto-ricans-to-vote-on-islands-fate Far from NYC parade, Puerto Ricans to vote on island’s fate By Danika Fears June 9, 2017 | 12:13am Thousands of Puerto Rican revelers clad in red, white and blue will hit the streets of New York City on Sunday … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans vote in favour of being 51st US state, but doubts remain

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/12/puerto-ricans-vote-in-favour-of-being-51st-us-state-but-doubts-remain Puerto Ricans vote in favour of being 51st US state, but doubts remain With almost all votes counted, option for full statehood was backed by more than 97% – but turnout for non-binding referendum stood at just 23% Ed … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood 6-9-17 WSJ.com

https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-to-vote-sunday-on-statehood-1497026520 Puerto Rico to Vote Sunday on Statehood Nonbinding election comes as U.S. territory fights creditors after declaring what amounts to the country’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy By Arian Campo-Flores June 9, 2017 12:42 p.m. ET 133 COMMENTS Voters in Puerto … Continue reading

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