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Almost four decades after the U.S. government announced to the United nations that Puerto Rico had ceased to be a colony, Congress reconsidered the country's political status. In 1989, the 101st Congress initiated a legislative process that was designed to produce a bill to authorize a referendum on the political status of Puerto Rico.


This is the Publisher’s PDF of the following article made available by SoundEnd Press (Boston) © 1992: Caban, P (1992). Redefining Puerto Rico's Political Status. Colonial Dilemma: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Puerto Rico. 19-39.


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