Puerto Rico to become 51st state

By tovarichpeter   follow   Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 11:43am PST   ↑ Like   ↓ Dislike   449 views   1 comment   Watch (0)   Share   Quote  


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Voters in Puerto Rico have supported a non-binding referendum to become a full US state. The measure will require approval from the US Congress, but President Barack Obama has said he will respect the vote. The island is currently a US territory, which uses the dollar and whose citizens travel on US passports. But it does not return senators to the US Congress and is represented in Washington by a non-voting delegate. Almost 80% of the island's electorate took part in the referendum, the fourth in the past 45 years. With almost all the votes counted, almost 54% voted to...


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errc   befriend (5)   ignore (3)   Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 6:47am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 1

I love puertoriquenas

The beautiful island has already suffered the ills of dollarization, so we might as well make it official

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