Posts Categorized: Statehood

Is Puerto Rico on the Rise?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released new numbers for Puerto Rico. Employment in the municipio (county) of San Juan fell 2.4% between September 2016 and September 2017. San Juan’s… Read more »

Progress in El Yunque

El Yunque, the Puerto Rico rainforest which is the only tropical rainforest in the United States, was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria. Some 20% of the trees were destroyed, landslides… Read more »

Montana’s Path to Statehood

Montana was part of seven different territories over its history. Initially, the eastern and western parts of what it now Montana were in different territories.In 1864, Congress passed an enabling… Read more »

Governor Rossello Speaks Out

In an interview with Time Magazine, Governor Rossello shared that most people in Puerto Rico are seeing a return to normalcy. “But that is the grand scheme of things,” he… Read more »