Despite Vote in Favor, Puerto Rico Faces a Daunting Road to Statehood

Puerto Ricans were delivering conflicting messages before a skeptical Congress the day after voters overwhelmingly cast ballots in favor of statehood.

Puerto Ricans Vote on the Question of Statehood

By FRANCES ROBLES June 11, 2017 SAN JUAN, P.R. — For the fifth time in Puerto Rico’s relationship with the United States, Puerto Ricans voted Sunday on whether they wished to become the country’s 51st state. This time, the nonbinding...