Dr. Suarez explains the historical and geopolitical context of Puerto Rico as a U.S. territory, and outlines the possible consequences of it becoming a U.S. state.
March 1, 2021
Dr. Carlos Suarez Carrasquillo recently appeared on BYU Radio's The Lisa Show to provide his expertise in political science and Latin American Studies on the issue of Puerto Rico statehood. Dr. Suarez shed light on the complicated geopolitical history of Puerto Rico's status as a U.S. territory, how Puerto Rico could become the 51st U.S. state, and what that might mean for Puerto Ricans.
You can listen to the full interview here (15:18 length).