GOVERNOR TO TAKE STATEHOOD CASE TO WASHINGTON BUT FACES US SNUB

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR TO TAKE STATEHOOD CASE TO WASHINGTON BUT FACES US SNUB

RICARD ROSSELLO TO PUSH CONGRESS TO ADMIT PUERTO RICO AS AMERICA'S 51ST STATE, BUT EXPERTS SUGGEST REFERENDUM RESULT WILL HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON US LAWMAKERS

But observers of Puerto Rico's long and tortured relationship with its vastly more wealthy and powerful overlord scoffed at the idea that the plebiscite would have any impact.
On top of that comes the nature of Puerto Rico linguistically, culturally and racially in terms of its integration with the larger power.
"From today, the federal government will no longer be able to ignore the voice of the majority of the American citizens in Puerto Rico.

The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricard Rosselló, has announced that he is to visit Washington in the next phase of his campaign to turn the island into the 51st state of the United States. Rosselló will go to the US capital...

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