Puerto Rico

GUESTS: Alex Odishelidze Author, Puerto Rico at the Crossroads [Employee Benefits Associates, Inc., 1996] Pedro Caban Professor of Political Science, Hispanic and Carribean Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Former Chairperson, Department of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Carribean Studies, Rutgers University (1990-1997) Congress is scheduled to vote on Puerto Rico's political status next week ... one-hundred years after Puerto Rico was ceded to the US following the Spanish-American war. The bill on the table would let Puerto Ricans decide whether they want to become the 51st state, continue as a commonwealth or seek independence. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a discussion about the political status of Puerto Rico.



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