Could Puerto Rico Become the 51st US State?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 576 , Segment 1
Episode: Puerto Rico, Co-Sleeping, Origami Diapers
- Jun 19, 2017 11:00 pm
- 21:59 mins
Guest: Charles R. Venator-Santiago, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and El Instituto: Institute for Latino/a, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies, University of Connecticut The governor of Puerto Rico is orchestrating a major push to demand that Congress honor the wishes of his people, who voted a week ago to become a full-fledged state. Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rossello says statehood would be better for the island’s economy – and frankly that its current status is unfair and undemocratic.