Posts Categorized: Statehood

Are You Registered to Vote?

Puerto Rico has voted twice for statehood — in 2012 and in 2017. In 2018, the elected government of Puerto Rico officially requested statehood for the Island. Now what? Once… Read more »

Puerto Rico and Cuba

At the end of the 19th century, when the United States was toying with the idea of becoming an empire like the United Kingdom or Japan, Puerto Rico and Cuba… Read more »

Taino Heritage in Puerto Rico

The Taino, the original people of Puerto Rico, were once thought to be extinct. Recent DNA research has found that Taino DNA can be found among modern Puerto Ricans, confirming… Read more »

Vazquez for Statehood

Although she has said that statehood will not be a priority, Puerto Rico’s Governor Wanda Vazquez has made it clear that she favors statehood, saying, “No people in the world… Read more »

The Puerto Rico Flag

PR51st recently conducted a survey among our readers. We were very pleased to learn that more than 93% of you said that PR51st inspires you to take action and voice your… Read more »