Puerto Rico demands statehood…but it’s not sure when

    The new government of Puerto Rico wasted no time in confusing itself, and the entire world, in regard to what it wants. Newly elected Gov. Ricky Roselló is demanding statehood immediately while his PNP counterpart in… Read More

“Albizu Campos is a madman!” says Luis Muñoz Marín

  When Lolita Lebrón and Rafael Cancel Miranda launched an attack on the US Congress in 1954, Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín quickly took to the airwaves to denounce them. In a national TV interview, he explained that they… Read More

Luis Muñoz Marín explains how ELA will bring greater independence to Puerto Rico

  From 1950 through 1952, Luis Muñoz Marín passed Public Law 600 and oversaw the process which turned Puerto Rico into ELA, an Estado Libre Asociado. It was this political move, which prompted the Nationalist Revolt of 1950…. Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: The Tydings Bill

  On three occasions, the U.S. Congress offered to give Puerto Rico its independence. In 1934, Senator Millard Tydings (D-MD), chairman of the Senate Committee on Territories and Insular Affairs, filed a bill in U.S. Congress that would… Read More

The images of Luis Muñoz Marín

“Justice is incidental to law and order. ” – FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover   Luís Muñoz Marín had a carefully crafted persona. Gov. Muñoz Marín, his PPD political party, and the U.S. government all had a great… Read More