Must States Come in Pairs?

Conversations about statehood for Puerto Rico can reveal some surprising misconceptions. For example, Rick Santorum demonstrated that he thought states had to have English as their official language (the U.S…. Read more »

Did Puerto Rico Vote for Statehood?

Short answer: yes. You can download a PDF of the  Certified Official Results of the 2012 Plebiscite, which clearly shows that Puerto Rico voted for statehood. The government of Puerto… Read more »

The Case for Statehood

Why statehood for Puerto Rico? Sometimes you might want to have a clear statement of the benefits that you can print out and share. We have the whole story for… Read more »