Dick Thornburgh on Puerto Rico

Now that there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico’s political status, there are some who seek to block that path.–… Read more »

Puerto Rico’s Stalled Economy

On June 24 the U.S. House of Representatives committee with jurisdiction over federal territories held a hearing on the political status and economic condition of Puerto Rico. As expected, there… Read more »

Can’t Puerto Rico Just Work It Out?

At one point in this week’s House subcommittee hearing on Puerto Rico,  Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of the Northern Mariana Islands asked the leaders of Puerto Rico’s political parties… Read more »

U.S. Nationality Law in American Samoa

The “national” status of American Samoans under the “unincorporated” territory model is based on allegiance of the non-citizen residents of the island to the United States. In return, American Samoa… Read more »

Don’t Miss the Hearing!

Today, June 24th, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing on the status of Puerto Rico. You can… Read more »