Accession Number : ADA281154


Title :   Puerto Rico: Information for Status Deliberations


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a281154.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 72


Abstract : This report provides background information on Puerto Rico's history and culture, its relationship with the federal government, and its governmental structure, economy, and socioeconomic conditions. The report also summarizes several key transition issues facing the Congress as it defines the three options to be voted on by the Puerto Rican people-statehood, independence, and enhanced commonwealth. The report was prepared jointly with the Congressional Research Service in order to brief the Subcommittee.


Descriptors :   *GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , *HISTORY , *PUERTO RICO , *SOCIOLOGY , ECONOMIC IMPACT , ELECTIONS , CULTURE , INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS , ECONOMICS


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Sociology and Law


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE