Puerto Rican Governor to Demand Statehood?

A current (February 28, 2017) opinion poll clearly indicates stark division between the Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP) leftist faction that favors statehood and the Partido Popular Democrático that prefers to remain a commonwealth. What a difference a day makes (or a couple decades). Nearly 20 years ago while engaged in a construction project west of … Continue reading Puerto Rican Governor to Demand Statehood?

Why aren’t Americans rushing to Cuba?

Before and After Castro Cuba's capital, Havana, was a glittering and dynamic city. In the early part of the century the country's economy, fueled by the sale of sugar to the United States, had grown dynamically. Cuba ranked fifth in the hemisphere in per capita income, third in life expectancy, second in per capita ownership … Continue reading Why aren’t Americans rushing to Cuba?