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All posts tagged "Status Referendum"

  • NPP Activates Pro-Statehood Plan

    SAN JUAN – The New Progressive Party (NPP), in its plan to promote statehood for Puerto Rico ahead of the June 11 political-status plebiscite, will present the “Equality Bill” in the Legislature, which would allow Gov. Ricardo...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
  • No consensus among PDP leaders ahead of status referendum

    SAN JUAN – Popular Democratic Party (PDP) President Héctor Ferrer stirred controversy after he urged party voters to write “no” on the June 11 political-status plebiscite instead of selecting “statehood” or “free association/independence.” PDP Rep. Luis Vega Ramos believes that,...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
  • PDP urges voters to ‘damage’ status referendum ballots

    SAN JUAN – Popular Democratic Party (PDP) President Héctor Ferrer will recommend his party to vote in the June 11 political-status plebiscite, but write “no” on the ballot, which would technically invalidate it. Ferrer said the PDP aims...

    • Posted April 4, 2017
  • Ángel Rosa Urges PDP Supporters to Boycott Status Referendum

    SAN JUAN – Former Popular Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Ángel Rosa urged his party’s supporters not to vote in the June 11 political-status referendum. “I think that PDP voters, lacking any option for autonomy in the ballot,...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
  • NPP ready to begin campaign for statehood

    SAN JUAN – The New Progressive Party (NPP) will begin Tuesday its pro-statehood campaign in Comerío’s Higuero sector. It will include discussions and demonstrations across the island. During a press conference at NPP headquarters in Puerta de Tierra,...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • Resident Commissioner to campaign for statehood this weekend

    SAN JUAN – Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González will spend this weekend in Puerto Rico to join the New Progressive Party’s (NPP) campaign for statehood ahead of the June 11 political-status plebiscite. The NPP vice president informed from her...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
  • PDP continues efforts in Washington against status referendum

    SAN JUAN – The Popular Democratic Party (PDP) is still conducting its efforts in Washington, D.C. to deter the June 11 Puerto Rico political-status plebiscite proposed by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló‘s administration. PDP President Héctor Ferrer seeks to hold...

    • Posted March 20, 2017
  • Puerto Rico Senate approves $5M for status referendum

    SAN JUAN – With 21 votes in favor and eight against, including opposition from independent Sen. José Vargas Vidot, the Senate approved Senate Resolution 92 to reassign $5.3 million to the State Elections Commission (CEE by its Spanish acronym)...

    • Posted March 17, 2017
  • NPP rep continues islandwide campaign for statehood

    CANÓVANAS – Former Puerto Rico House Speaker José Aponte Hernández continued his campaign in favor of Puerto Rico’s decolonization via statehood by holding a discussion in the municipality of Canóvanas. Several people, including Canóvanas Mayor Lornna Soto, gathered...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
  • NPP demands US Speaker Ryan to act on status referendum results

    SAN JUAN — The New Progressive Party (NPP) House delegation addressed a letter Thursday to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), requesting he act on his commitment regarding the June 11 political-status plebiscite’s results. The letter, signed by...

    • Posted March 2, 2017