Saturday, July 27, 2013

Fact of the Day: Puerto American

Despite not being a state, and having a Spanish-speaking majority population; Puerto Rico is officially part of the United States of America. It's a commonwealth though it's also referred to as a territory as well. Every person born in Puerto Rico are also U.S. citizens. 

24 comments:

  1. Huh, wonder why it wasn't made into a state.

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    1. PR voted it wanted statehood recently. But it's up to Congress to let them in.

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  2. i didn't know that they were part of the US. haha! interesting post!

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  3. well i was studying us states for my job but i never heard of this,
    i'll try sharing that to my co trainees thanks for sharing

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  4. Well, as long as they don't pay US taxes....

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    1. they don't have to do as much as someone living in a state, but they still can't avoid them.

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  5. Interesting! I just recently looked up info on this area as I didn't know how exactly it relates to the US.

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  6. Congress should make it into a state.

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  7. A very interesting post. My brother-in-law was born in Puerto Rico. It's a place I would like to see one day. Have a great weekend Adam!

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  8. Do you want a country who kill their own chameleons?

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  9. A bit confusing not being a State.

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  10. Great post!

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  11. Most informative. I did not know that. You always share such a wealth of great information.

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  12. I did know this, but only because my best friend is from Puerto Rico.

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