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By Frances Negrón-Muntaner

This quantity units out present debates approximately Puerto Rico. The identify concurrently refers back to the result of a non-binding 1998 plebiscite held in San Juan to figure out Puerto Rico's political prestige, the ambiguities that experience traditionally characterised its political supplier, and the complexities of its ethnic, nationwide, and cultural identifications.

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See also Angel López Cantos, Historia de Puerto Rico 1650–1700 (Sevilla: Escuela de Estudios Hispanoamericanos, 1978); Luis González Vales, Gabriel Gutiérrez de Riva “El Terrible” (San Juan: Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe, 1990), 106–11; Héctor Feliciano Ramos, El contrabando inglés en el Caribe y el Golfo de México (1748–1778) (Sevilla: Diputación Provincial, 1990). 2. Estela Cifre de Loubriel, La inmigración a Puerto Rico en el siglo 19 (San Juan: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, 1964); Pedro J.

With the exception of considerable oil imports and soap operas from Venezuela, some exposure to Cuban radio and TV shows until the early 1960s, and Mexican movies and soap operas up to the late 1960s, the island’s economic and cultural relationship with countries other than the United States was very weak. S. S. market. In the context of rising wages and stagnant growth in labor productivity, Puerto Rico’s SAILING ON THE USS TITANIC 33 garment industry was seriously wounded and lost over 13,000 jobs in the next decade.

Cf. Truman R. Clark, Puerto Rico and the United States, 1917–1933 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1975). Libro de Novedades de la Policía de Carolina, IX, 142. Libro de Novedades de la Policía de Carolina, VII, 58. Libro de Novedades de la Policía de Cayey, July 18, 1925. CHAP TER 2 Sailing on the USS Titanic: Puerto Rico’s Unique Insertion to Global Economic Trends Jaime Benson Arias The fact that since the United States claimed sovereignty over Puerto Rico in 1898, the island has become increasingly integrated into the metropolitan economy, with important social, cultural, and political consequences, has brought to the forefront the question of whether Puerto Rico is a national economy on its own ground or whether it is an economic region of the United States.

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