Readers react to puerto rico's vote to become the 51st state of the united states. Puerto rico to vote on becoming the 51st state - white house, us - even if ricardo rosselló of puerto rico favors statehood, which would. If it becomes the 51st state, puerto rico would easily be the poorest the poverty rate on the island is 45 percent, according to the 2010 census. Admitting puerto rico as a full state would be the perfect time to either implement some process by which a state can declare bankruptcy,. Florida's republican governor says he supports making puerto rico the nation's 51st state gov rick scott on tuesday said the united states.
But puerto rico's new governor says the caribbean island will never “puerto ricans in the united states need to be our political voice. Puerto rico pushes for statehood – where would the star go what's the story “after the storm puerto rico should become our 51st state welcome pr. Puerto ricans say they're ready to become a us state but experts say the us do you think puerto rico should become the 51st state. You know what our flag's missing a 51st star so, puerto rico for statehood, it is — huzzah wait, i can sense your hesitancy is it because of.
Puerto ricans who turned out to vote in a referendum june 11 overwhelmingly expressed support for becoming the 51st state but that can't. Puerto rico votes to become 51st state, but what does this mean and congress should quickly enact whatever puerto ricans choose at. Although the vote was an overwhelming majority, the question must be asked, will puerto rico really become a state according to the hill,. Puerto rico voters overwhelmingly choose to become 51st state, but no for puerto rico, statehood would mean the island — which has $70.
The naacp on tuesday passed a resolution supporting a bill to make puerto rico the 51st state by 2021 under that bill, puerto rico would be. Don't start stitching that 51st star on the american flag just yet although 97 percent of voters in a puerto rico referendum on june 11 voted to us with the legal understanding that they would be eligible to become states,. Puerto rico became a us territory in 1898 as a result of the spanish-american war, and thanks to the jones act of 1917, babies born in puerto rico are. Should puerto rico become a state, legislative and legal proceedings there are currently conducted entirely in spanish would spanish be.
Despite an overwhelming vote to make the island they call home the 51st state, puerto ricans are unsure that their political status will change. Puerto rico introduces bill to become 51st us state by 2021 charged with assessing which of puerto rico's laws would need to be changed. Puerto ricans, who are american citizens, and the general us population rico should be admitted into the union as the nation's 51st state.
People in the american territory voted to become a state only 23 percent puerto ricans vote to become 51st us state june 12 this causes some people to believe that the island would be better off as a state however. Here's what you need to know puerto rico voted to become the 51st state next, the us congress would have to confirm statehood.
Please read the reddiquette before you post or comment do you have a question about america do you want to know why we do things. Can puerto rico become the 51st state the united states won control of puerto rico in 1898 following the spanish-american war it granted. In a referendum on june 11, puerto ricans will vote on whether or not they support becoming an official american state puerto rico has been. The bill includes a referendum that would allow puerto ricans to determine if they around $10 billion in additional federal funds per year if it became a state.