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· October, 2005

Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from October, 2005

Puerto Rico: Statehood, Autonomy, and Dependence

26 October 2005

Gil Schmidt says Puerto Rico's status of Estado Libre Asociado, or ELA, should stand for “Emotionally Lackadaisical Adolsescene. Aníbal Freytes says statehood is an illusion.

Puerto Rico: Thoughts on Statehood

21 October 2005

Gil Schmidt, who lived 20 years in the U.S., argues that Puerto Rico never has a chance of statehood. Following his post, a commenter writes, “That's absolutely right. Puerto Rico's status means nothing to Americans. To Puerto Ricans, it means everything.”

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