Puerto Rico Forward: Thank you for your time, thank you for listening, ¡Y QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO!
In Andrew's final episode of Puerto Rico Forward, he says that the initial objective of those who want to raise awareness about the PR issue cannot be to attain a certain political status but rather make PR’s colonial condition relevant within the US political system. This difference, he says, is CRUCIAL.
Puerto Rico Forward: Puerto Rico's Stolen Opportunity
After 120 years of colonial dominance, Puerto Rico finds itself with less autonomy than it had at the end of the 19th century as a result of being a property of the US.
Puerto Rico Forward: How Puerto Rico’s Status Allows Human Rights Violations
Beyond the common arguments for Puerto Rico's statehood that touch on economic or security issues, there are human and civil rights violations as a basis to justify this claim...
Puerto Rico Forward: The Boricua Awakening of 2019 and its Repercussions
The Boricua Awakening movement that seeks to oust any government official soiled by corruption or mismanagement (most recently Gov. Rosselló-Nevares) is not new...
Puerto Rico Forward: The Vote for President
There is at least one glaring void in the “inclusive” landscape of the US voting population: US Citizens living in Puerto Rico...
Puerto Rico Forward: Netflix's 'After Maria'
Is all the anger and hype over this film worth it?Read more
PRF Review: Big Government to blame?
Is big government to blame for PR's economic development troubles?Read more
Puerto Rico Forward: Possible Effects of Statehood
The United States may well accept PR as the 51st State...Read more
Puerto Rico Forward: Soto's PR Statehood Bill
Andrew Mercado-Vázquez of Puerto Rico Forward reviews Rep. Soto's recent bill supporting Puerto Rican statehood.Read more
Puerto Rico Forward: PROMESA, part 4
Our final look behind the purpose and creation of the PROMESA Act...Read more