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

When Puerto Rico was ALMOST independent

  On three separate occasions – in 1935, 1943 and 1945 – the U.S. offered Puerto Rico its independence. Each time, the political leaders of Puerto Rico rejected it. The chief opponent to this independence was Luís Muñoz… Read More