The bill is a result of negotiations between pro-statehood advocates and lawmakers in favor of self-determination.
The Court ruled 8 to 1 to deny Puerto Ricans access to the same disability benefits as mainland residents.
February saw the largest teachers’ work stoppage in the last decade in Puerto Rico. Educators are not letting up yet.
The plan charts a future largely absent the input of Puerto Ricans who will be most impacted by its devastating effects.
Vulture funds target financially distressed areas like Puerto Rico. Independence organizers are pushing back.
The global fight against the privatization of utilities has a new front — Puerto Rico, where protests are raging.
Many people are still without power or facing ongoing blackouts.
“It is fundamentally incompatible for an open democracy to have subjects,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday.
The court may strike another key provision of the act as the House passes a sweeping election reform package.
Over the past decade, pro-statehood governors have helped colonize the island by attracting wealthy state-dwellers.