Supporters of Puerto Rico's pro-statehood movement cheer the arrival of Governor Pedro Rossello outside status hearings being held in San Juan, Puerto Rico Saturday. (AP Photo/John McConnico)

Puerto Rico: Tax Breaks For U.S. Companies Keeps U.S. Citizens Away From Democracy

(MintPress) — The 3.7 million U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico will pay close attention to American presidential elections in November — their stakes in the game are high. With more than 200,000 of the island’s residents serving in the U.S. armed forces, the emerging victor will take on a new role as their commander in […]