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Puerto Rico's Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background

Puerto Rico's Political Status and the 2012. Plebiscite: Background and Key Questions. R. Sam Garrett. Acting Section Research Manager/Specialist in American National. Government. June 25, 2013. Congressional Research Service. 7-5700 www.crs.gov. R42765 ...


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Apr 13, 2017 ... Service, Puerto Rico's Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite. Background and Key Questions, at 8 (June 25, 2013) (“CRS Report). Furthermore, nearly five years have elapsed since that plebiscite, during which significant political, economic, and demographic changes have occurred in Puerto Rico and ...


Political Status of Puerto Rico: Brief Background and Recent

Jun 12, 2017 ... 25 See CRS Report R42765, Puerto Rico's Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background and Key Questions, by. R. Sam Garrett. 26 The $2.5 million was provided in the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014. (Div. B of P.L. 113-76, Consolidated Appropriations ...


GAO-14-31, PUERTO RICO: Information on How Statehood Would

Mar 4, 2014 ... debates surrounding Puerto Rico's status, see Congressional Research Service, Puerto. Rico's Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background and Key Questions. (Washington, D.C.: June 25, 2013). 5We used data from 2010 because they were the most recent available when we began our work.


Puerto Rico: Political Status and Background

Jul 2, 2015 ... CRS Report R42765, Puerto Rico's Political. Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background and Key. Questions, by R. Sam Garrett, provides additional information. 114th Congress Status Legislation. Most recently in Congress, Representative Pierluisi introduced a Puerto Rico status bill in March 2015. Citing.


A Political Solution to Puerto Rico's Disenfranchisement

COMMISSION, GENERAL ELECTIONS 2012 AND PLEBISCITE ON PUERTO RICO POLITICAL STATUS. (San. Juan, ... in presidential elections highlights this dichotomy by “raising questions about the kind of citizenship that .... HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF PUERTO RICO'S DISENFRANCHISEMENT. PROBLEM.


why congress cannot unilaterally repeal puerto rico's constitution

Apr 21, 2017 ... This Note attempts to begin to answer these questions. It .... status. Part II further argues that Congress's decision to change. Puerto Rico's status by statute binds future Congresses for three reasons. First, the ..... PUERTO RICO'S POLITICAL STATUS AND THE 2012 PLEBISCITE: BACKGROUND AND KEY ...


Resonating Sentiments on Puerto Rican Identity Through Poetry

explore Puerto Rican identity through the use of poetry, by presenting I-poems of adult Puerto Ricans living in the Greater. Boston area, which we extract ... the political status of the Island, Puerto Ricans frequently face the need to choose ...... political status and the. 2012 Plebiscite: Background and key questions (R42665) .


Why Congress Cannot Unilaterally Repeal Puerto Rico's Constitution

Apr 21, 2017 ... Adam W. McCall, Why Congress Cannot Unilaterally Repeal Puerto Rico's Constitution, 102 Cornell L. Rev. 1367 (2017). Available at: ... Basic questions about the nature of Puerto Rico's au- thority to govern ..... PUERTO RICO'S POLITICAL STATUS AND THE 2012 PLEBISCITE: BACKGROUND AND KEY ...


codeswitching in esmeralda santiago's when i was puerto rican

whether they wished the maintain the current Commonwealth status, to which 54 % of voters answered “No.” In a second question, voters were given three choices if they answered “No” to the first one. 61.2% chose for statehood. (Source : “Puerto Rico's Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background and Key Questions ...


Island Studies Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014, pp. 103-122 The role of

and will allow us to verify the initial hypothesis. Keywords: islands; nationalism; Newfoundland; political leaders; political parties; political system; Puerto Rico ..... pr/Documents/PapeletaModeloPlebiscito12.pdf. Puerto Rico held four plebiscites on the status question in 1967, 1993, 1998 and most recently, in 2012. In each ...


Puerto Rico's Current Fiscal Challenges

Apr 11, 2016 ... At the beginning of August 2015, Puerto Rico did not make a full interest and principal payment due on bonds issued ... with key parts of the Puerto Rican economy and public sector. On September 9 ... The precarious state of Puerto Rico's public finances stems in part from prolonged economic weakness.


Self-Determination Challenges to Voter Classifications in the

2012. Torres. 155 principles, such as place of birth, domicile, and incorporation. 12. Guam also limits voting on its political status plebiscite to “native inhabitants of. Guam .... political purpose. The NMD classification is specifically intended for the political question of whether persons of NMD want to continue land alienation  ...


how the federal death penalty fails the supreme court's eighth

This Note focuses on several key factors to argue that the federal death penalty fails the Court's evolving standards of decency test and is, therefore, unconstitutional when applied against defendants in Puerto. Rico. First, this Note observes that no ... amines Puerto Rico's unique political and cultural history to underscore.


Mickey Ricans? The Recent Puerto Rican Diaspora to Florida

Puerto Ricans in 1960 to more than 18 percent in 2010. Puerto. Ricans currently represent the second largest Latino group in. Florida, after Cubans, and the most numerous in Central Florida, particularly in the ... The crucial political question is whether ... Although Puerto Ricans still concentrate in the state of New.



safety, prevention and diversion for juveniles at risk or involved in the criminal justice system, and supporting victims ... of new initiatives addressing three key areas within the broader issue of access to justice: 6 ...... Puerto Rico's future political status, which shall be provided to the State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico ...


Congressional Record

Mar 2, 2017 ... erans have served proudly in the U.S. military, where they are equal in war but not in peace. That is why I stand with the will of the people of Puerto Rico to incor- porate to the United States as the 51st. State of the Union, as requested in the. 2012 plebiscite by 61 percent of the votes. Let this House fulfill the ...


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Aug 10, 2012 ... 10 August 2012. Background. This is a paper prepared by Stephen Tierney on 10 August 2012 and sent to the. Scottish Government Head of Elections ... either the status quo or another option for change. ..... 17 Rafael Cox-Alomar, 'Setting the Record Straight on the Puerto Rican Plebiscite', The Jurist, 7.


Columbia Law School Magazine Winter 2012

Jan 7, 2013 ... news & events. “In a November 6 plebiscite addressing Puerto Rico's troubled relationship with the United States, 54 percent of the voters called for an end to the island's current 'commonwealth' status. What they want instead, though, is a thornier question.” —Professor Christina Duffy Ponsa. Law School.


European journal of American studies, Vol 11, no 3 | 2017

and the “longest existing colony in the world” (Trías Monge 185), the condition of Puerto. Rico always already queers ... Puerto Ricans in the 1998, and, to an extent, also in the 2012 referendum, to choose from only three .... useful frameworks for a politics of refusal in a queer Puerto Rican context as strategies not of passive ...