What Are the Insular Cases?

When you read about Puerto Rico’s struggle to resolve the political status question, you ‘ll often see references to the Insular Cases. What are they? The Insular Cases are a… Read more »

Is Puerto Rico Like Quebec?

People who argue against statehood for Puerto Rico sometimes compare it with Quebec, a province in Canada. What do Quebec and Puerto Rico have in common? Quebec was gained by… Read more »

¿Qué son los Casos Insulares?

Cuando usted lee acerca de la lucha de Puerto Rico por resolver la cuestión de su estatus político, a menudo verá referencias a los Casos Insulares.  ¿Qué son?  Los Casos… Read more »

Puerto Rico’s Diaspora

The Pew Research center reports that there are about 4.9 million people on the mainland who describe themselves as Puerto Rican. This means that the diaspora — the Puerto Ricans… Read more »