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With his sights locked on the governor’s mansion in 2024, Juan Dalmau understands the importance of timing in Puerto Rico.
With a generational shift against the status quo, a growing reluctance among Puerto Ricans to see their islands become part of an increasingly authoritarian nation, and now a battle between its two leading figures —Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón, a Trump supporter— the ruling pro-statehood New Progressive Party’s days seem numbered.
The only practical way for Puerto Rico to decolonize, democratize, and safeguard its economic future and maintain its national identity is through national sovereignty—and trends indicate that support for sovereignty is growing.
On Tuesday, the Citizens’ Victory Movement and the Puerto Rican Independence Party announced a formal collaboration to address grievances against the 2020 electoral law and its proposed amendments, which were passed by the Puerto Rico House of Representatives later that day.
On Monday afternoon, the United Nations (UN) Special Committee on Decolonization —by consensus and for the 40th time— adopted Draft Resolution L7, which formally recognizes Puerto Rico’s right to self-determination and independence.
Puerto Rico is undergoing a fundamental shift in its social and political architecture, and for the first time since I can remember, strong winds are blowing in favor of self-determination and possibly, eventually, independence.
Voters in both countries are increasingly dissatisfied with national politics and looking to emergent parties for solutions, but they are not ready to ditch the traditional parties in local races. How the emergent parties engage in local politics will determine if the parties can effectively create a new political order.
Far from slowing the pace of construction on Puerto Rico’s coasts to address climate change, as experts have requested, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi’s administration hit the accelerator to approve construction permits along the coasts.
The triumph of Gabriel Boric over the extreme right in Chile sent out “a generational howl” that is reverberating throughout the region and is echoed in Puerto Rico by young Boricuas who want to change the political and social architecture of their homeland.
As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.
This Is the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Panel That Wasn’t Part of Diaspora Summit With Smithsonian
According to Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora (BUDPR), three statehood advocates were invited to speak at the panel. BUDPR told Latino Rebels last week that two of the advocates declined the invitation, with the other individual not responding.
Wanting to be independent (as an individual, nation, or country) is the most natural thing in the world. But is it economically or politically viable?
Despite Writing to Smithsonian That He Was ‘Appalled,’ Former Puerto Rico Governor Says He Did Not Call for Cancellation of Diaspora Summit
“I did not request for the cancellation of the event,” Luis Fortuño said.
Puerto Rican statehood is having its most promising political moment, and it’s still a non-starter for the United States.
Puerto Rico’s Left made significant gains in the recent general elections. This vote for decolonization and social change must be appreciated.
Love them or hate them, they are not going away.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — People across Puerto Rico awaited final results Wednesday following elections that saw long lines of voters and produced a tight gubernatorial race in the U.S. Caribbean territory.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Voters across Puerto Rico on Tuesday are choosing new leaders they hope can help heal a U.S. territory wracked by corruption, hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus pandemic.
The biggest race is the gubernatorial one, with six total candidates running (five with parties and one running independently).
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Candidates from five parties are vying Tuesday to become Puerto Rico’s next governor, facing voters in the U.S. territory weary of corruption and seeking relief from an onslaught of hurricanes, earthquakes and the coronavirus that has deepened a decade-long economic crisis.
¿Representa el MVC el cambio político al cual apuestan muchos de sus integrantes, o es una reproducción inevitable del coloniaje?