Puerto Rico

Displaced by Maria, Puerto Rican Teachers Face Hurdles on Mainland

BY: - November 1, 2017

Cori Rojas, left, carries her daughter through JFK Airport after a flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rojas, a school teacher, left the island after Hurricane Maria and is staying with her father-in-law, Juan Rojas, right. New York is offering one-year certificates to teachers from Puerto Rico. © The Associated Press With many teachers among […]

Statehood for Puerto Rico? Romney Supports a 51st State

BY: - August 30, 2012

Would a Mitt Romney presidential win help pave the way for Puerto Rican statehood? Luis Fortuno thinks so. On Wednesday (August 29), the island commonwealth’s Republican governor said Romney has assured him of it. “I must tell you something,” Fortuno told The Daily Caller.  “He [Romney] looked me straight in the eye and he told […]