White House Releases Recommendations on the Status of Puerto Rico
White House Releases Recommendations on the Status of Puerto Rico
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/16/2011 - 15:30

Puerto Ricans should be the only ones who have a say in whether the island remains a part of the United States or becomes independent and the President and Congress should act on the results quickly, says a new report by the President’s Task Force on Puerto Rico released today.

The 114-page report is the product of two years work by the Task Force that included public meetings in the island nation. It lays out scores of recommendations on some of the island’s biggest challenges: economic development, healthcare and the future of Vieques.


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