Puerto Rico’s Statehood Movement is on the Verge of Collapsing
Puerto Ricans went to the polls on November 3 to elect a new governor and hundreds of other officials, and yes, to vote on whether their colonized archipelago should become the 51st American state. The results signaled a resounding rejection of both major political parties. They also revealed a far more ambivalent attitude towards the territorial status question than pro-statehood proponents will admit.
Caban, Pedro, "Puerto Rico’s Statehood Movement is on the Verge of Collapsing" (2020). Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies Faculty Scholarship. 39.