Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Chief of State:
Head of State:
Alejandro García Padilla
La Borinquena (The Puerto Rican)
Manuel Fernandez Juncos/Felix Astol Artes
–)edit]. In 1947, the U.S. granted Puerto Ricans the right to democratically elect
their own governor. In 1948, Luis Muñoz ...
Puerto Rico is often called a commonwealth, but that is actually just a word in the
official title of the government of Puerto Rico. Kentucky is also a commonwealth ...
Central America and Caribbean :: Puerto Rico. (territory of the US with
commonwealth status) ... People and Society :: PUERTO RICO. Panel -
In general, there are three schools of thought on this issue:
The vast majority of Puerto
Ricans want to keep the status quo and remain a Commonwealth
(Although, as an astute reader pointed out, the U.S. Virgin Islands also has its own Olympic squad and Miss Universe ... More »
Government. Puerto Rico is a self-governing commonwealth in association with
the United States. The chief of state is the President of the United States of ...
Puerto Rico: Commonwealth, Statehood, or Independence? For more than 100
years, Puerto Rico has been a territorial possession of the United States.
Puerto Rico is currently a commonwealth of the United States. The Office of
Insular Affairs defines a commonwealth as “an organized United States insular
VitalChek is an official ordering service, authorized by the Commonwealth of
Puerto Rico, to securely order certified birth certificates and other Puerto Rico (
The Puerto Rico quarter is the second in the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. ...
and it officially became a United States commonwealth on July 25, 1952.