One hundred years ago, Puerto Ricans became citizens of the United States. Today, they may be citizens, but Puerto Ricans cannot vote in presidential elections and they have no voting representation in the US Congress. Officially, the island is an unincorporated territory of the United States. Unofficially, Puerto Ricans are second-class citizens. This system has never worked well, but it came to a crisis earlier this year when the Puerto Rican government effectively declared bankruptcy, unable …

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