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Puerto Rico: Permit Me to Leave

The chant echoed like a thundering pulse beat: "Cuatro más! Cuatro más! —Four more! Four more!" On the banner-draped platform in Mayagüez one day last week,...

Puerto Rico: Solving the Unsolvable

In the early 1940s, a U.S. Senate committee declared Puerto Rico's problems "unsolvable." The Caribbean island had a rapidly expanding population, few natural...

PUERTO RICO: As Predicted

Election Day went according to form in Puerto Rico. Governor Luis Muñoz Marin won his third four-year term handily, polling almost twice as many votes as his...

The Americas: The Long Way Around

There was a shift in U.S. policy toward Latin America last week. The old hard line of Latin America Task Force Chief Adolf Berle, 66, that the American re...

PUERTO RICO: The Bard of Bootstrap

(See Cover) The minds of men in underdeveloped lands all over the world were turned last week to a crowded Caribbean island that flies a proud one-star flag...

PUERTO RICO: The Freedom You Breathe

"All through Latin America, people tend to think that Puerto Ricans are vassals of the United States," said Costa Rican President Jose ("Don Pepe") Figueres,...

PUERTO RICO: Island Landslide

Election Day brought a landslide in Puerto Rico too. Governor Luis Munoz Marin, running for reelection, swept every town in the island, piled up a total of...

TERRITORIES: Luis and Rex

Big, brooding Luis Muñoz Marin, President of Puerto Rico's Senate, disembarked in Manhattan, looking mournful, as usual. But he was full of hope. If the U.S...

PUERTO RICO: Running Unscared

With the relaxed confidence of an old master, Puerto Rico's Luis Munoz Marin, 58, campaigned this month for a third term as the island's governor—a job first...

National Affairs: Se habla Ingl

Big, dark, gloomy Luis Muñoz Marin, president of Puerto Rico's Senate, paid a call at the White House, was ushered into the anteroom of Franklin Roosevelt's...

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