Puerto Rico: Statehood Status

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. Luis Alberto Ferre, director of the newspaper, El Nuevo Dia, offers straightforward analysis (ES) in his blog, Journalism is a Conversation.

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