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:

Kay said...

Yae! This I knew!

Anonymous said...

Now that is interesting, I had no idea.

Moscow Blogger said...

Interesting)

DWei said...

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

RaeAbigael said...

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

Dana said...

Happy Saturday!

♥●• İzdihër •●♥ said...

i didn't know that .

MEcoy said...

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

Adam said...

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

DEZMOND said...

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

Adam said...

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

Vett Vandiver said...

yay! finally a fact I know!! :)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

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

Joy said...

This I dont know before:)

Emmylou said...

Congress should make it into a state.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

It should be a state!

Pat Hatt said...

Knew that one!

DeniseinVA said...

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!

Bob Bushell said...

Do you want a country who kill their own chameleons?

Christine said...

A bit confusing not being a State.

Unknown said...

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Unknown said...

a fact sadly very few know

LV said...

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

Theresa Mahoney said...

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