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Is Statehood Next for Puerto Rico? It’s Complicated.

Can a century-old colonial crisis be solved before a once-in-a-generation opportunity passes the island by?

Illustration: Clay Rodery for GEN

Gabriela Medina was around 10 years old when she first learned in school that the United States’ president was her president, too. The Congress she’d heard about? The one that met thousands of…




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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work:

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