Stories about Puerto Rico (U.S.) from December, 2005
While Ramaris Albert reports for the AP that “Puerto Rico Gov. Aníbal Acevedo Vilá rejected a Bush administration report saying that Washington has the final word in defining the U.S. territory's status,” Gil Schmidt argues that the bottom-line significance is that Puerto Rico is not wanted as a 51st state....
Poor Little Tumbleweek seeks out the roots of the infamous missing “R” in Puerto Rican speech.
Gil C. Schmidt wonders if Puerto Rico is a third world country with a first world veneer.