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Puerto Rico Independence

WATCH: Willie Colón Has A New Enemy

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2013 | Latino Voices

The controversy surrounding salsa musician Willy Colón regarding the ongoing political situation in Venezuela keeps growing after the artist produced...

Puerto Rican Nationalist Sentenced For Robbing Bank To Fund Breakaway Movement

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 11.14.2012 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A 67-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for his role in a record-breaking, $7 million robbery carried out...

Statehood Vote in Puerto Rico?

Julio Pabon | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Because the statehood vote received the highest number of the options, those wanting statehood are claiming a victory for statehood. However, before statehooder's start singing the star spangle banner there are some details about this vote that need to be explained.

VIDEO: Univision Apologizes To Puerto Rico For Ad Slip-up

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- America's largest Spanish-language media company has angered Puerto Ricans after it accidentally ran an ad wishing the U.S. t...

WATCH: Univision Erroneously Celebrates Puerto Rico's Independence

Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Let's start with the facts. Puerto Rico is not independent, it is a commonwealth, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Puerto Rico's cons...

Puerto Rico's Governor Proposes Referendum For Voters To Choose Statehood

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The governor of Puerto Rico submitted legislation Wednesday that calls for creating a two-part referendum to decide whether t...

Congress Debates Puerto Rico Statehood Or Independence

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday approved legislation that could set in motion changes in Puerto Rico's 112-year relationship with the United ...

Puerto Rico's Path To Statehood

Steve Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Garcia

H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2009, would make Puerto Rico the 51st state.