A Debate on Statehood for Puerto Rico

 

Jim Boulet, the Executive Director of English First, and Antonio Monroig, a member of Puerto Rico’s New Progressive Party, debated statehood for Puerto Rico.  The debate begins a few minutes into the video above.

English First, an organization which hopes to make English the official language of the United States, also fights against bilingual education and legally mandated translations of official documents such as ballots. Representatives of both the statehood and the independent movements also speak in the debate.

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