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Opinion: An American Election Like No Other

No American presidential election in recent years was watched so closely as the one that concluded on Tuesday after considerably more than half of eligible voters had already cast their ballots by mail. It wasn’t just the Americans voting in record numbers who were mesmerized by the whole process. The rest of the world was

Opinion

Opinion: Why Puerto Rico’s Upcoming Statehood Vote Matters

On November 3rd — after 122 years under the American flag and for the first time — the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico will be asked whether they favor statehood with a simple “YES or NO” question. This vote will mark a historic moment not just for Puerto Rico, but for America as a whole, made

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