Puerto rico relationship with usa
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PUERTO RICO: What status and what future?
An original history, a special status.
The countries of the insular Caribbean present a great variety of political
variety of political institutions.
In the Greater Antilles, there is a single-party socialist regime (Cuba), a mixed
presidential regime (Republic of Haiti), a presidential regime similar to Latin
American systems (Dominican Republic) and a Westminster-style parliamentary regime
In the Lesser Antilles, there is no less variety, with the presence of two French
American departments (Guadeloupe and Martinique), island microstates and
territories attached to the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
The territory of Puerto Rico is a state associated with the United States of
History and political geography of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is located in the heart of the Caribbean island arc.
The country consists of a main island) and two small islands (Vieques and Culebra).
The territory has an area of 8,900 square kilometers and is very mountainous.
The plains are narrow. The island was conquered by the Spaniards at the beginning of the 16th century (foundation of San Juan in 1521)..... »