Say Brother. From Puerto Rico's Point of View

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  • Program focuses of whether or not Puerto Rico should remain a colony/commonwealth, merge with the United States as the 51st state, or enter into a free-association agreement with the United States. Host Ivette Torres speaks with Joaquin A. Marquez (of the Resident Commissioner's Office of Puerto Rico), Angel Villalini (a member of the Puerto Rican Independence Party), and Dr. Efren Ramirez (a Pro - ELA [Estado Libre Asociado] member) to discuss how each of these political views would completely change the lives of the Puerto Rican people, how would each of these philosophies addresses the economic issues of the island, if the Puerto Rican people genuinely have the opportunity to make up their minds given the bias of the media towards the United States, and whether or not statehood would harm Puerto Rican culture. Program includes questions taken from the audience.


  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 03, 2016).
  • In English.
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