Puerto Rico

Allan on November 4th, 2020

On the same day as the U.S. presidential election (November 3rd), Puerto Rico held elections, which are also of interest. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published November 4th, 2020, on VDARE.COM.

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November 3rd is not only the scheduled date for the presidential and congressional elections, but also the scheduled date for a referendum on the island territory of Puerto Rico on statehood. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published October 24th, 2020, on VDARE.COM.

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Allan on August 31st, 2019

The growth of the Hispanic population in the United States has been much-discussed in the media. Are Hispanics assimilating? Are they becoming Americans? Do they have the same interests as other Americans? Those are more controversial questions, and are questions that one can get into trouble for asking. And yet, they should be asked, and […]

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There was a big dustup in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory in the Caribbean. Governor Ricardo “Ricky” Rosello has resigned under duress. The resignation is effective on August 2nd. To read the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published July 28th, 2019, on VDARE.COM.

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Allan on April 10th, 2019

The Puerto Rican question arises again. In Congress, a proposal for rapid Puerto Rican statehood has been introduced. A recent National Review piece called for Puerto Rican statehood, with a bizarre justification for it.  In all fairness to National Review, they did allow a rebuttal to be published a few days later. As for myself, […]

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Allan on April 2nd, 2019

Each year a Mexican NGO comes out with a list of the world’s most murderous cities in the previous year. Click here for my report on the 2017 list. This year, Mexico had 15 cities on the list.   The United States had 4 cities on the list, plus one in Puerto Rico (a U.S. territory). […]

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The Florida Senate Race pits Governor Rick Scott against incumbent Senator Bill Nelson. It looks close. Both candidates run advertising in Spanish, including advertising with no equivalent in English.   Is this good? Shouldn’t Florida’s English-speaking majority know what is being said in Spanish? For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published September […]

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A federal judge has declared that 32 more counties in Florida “need” to have sample ballots in Spanish, thanks to the influx of Puerto Ricans in that state. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published September 9th, 2018, on VDARE.COM.

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The arrival of Hurricane Maria on September 20th  was devastating to Puerto Rico.   And it’s good that the federal government is working to fix it up. But we have to evaluate our country’s relationship with the autonomous island territory.  I propose that we fix it up then grant Puerto Rico independence.  It would be better […]

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Puerto Rico held its referendum and overwhelmingly voted for statehood – if you ignore the fact that the referendum had a low turnout. In other words, most Puerto Ricans did not vote for statehood. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry posted on June 24th, 2017, on VDARE.COM.

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