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Puerto Rico To Raise Legal Drinking Age

November 08, 2013 

Facing pressure from the federal government, Puerto Rico is expected to raise the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 years of age. While some say this measure will help reduce alcohol dependency among young people in Puerto Rico, I say it sets a bad precedent. Giving in to peer pressure is how most people….

Rick Santorum Tells Puerto Rico That They Need To Speak English

March 15, 2012 

Rick Santorum is in Puerto Rico today. He declared that if Puerto Rico wants to become a state, they have to speak English. Yeah, we know. He said, “As in any other state, you have to comply with this and any federal law. And that is that English has to be the main language.” Santorum,….

Puerto Rico To Have Referendum On Their Status. What Should They Do?

December 29, 2011 

Puerto Rico is once again having a referendum over their status. The referendum will have two parts: The first part, asks whether or not to change their current status. If they do want to change, whether Puerto Rico should be a state, independent, or have a sovereign free association relationship with the United States. They’ve….

Make Some Puerto Rican Coquito Instead Of Egg Nog This Christmas

December 19, 2017 

When I was a kid my aunt would make coquito for us to swizzle at Christmastime. I had it virgin as a child but now that I’m a grown ass man, I’ll have it with rum, thank you very much. Even though we’re Cuban she spent a few years in Puerto Rico and picked up….

Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About The Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

April 26, 2016 

Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hit musical Hamilton is one of the biggest pop culture phenomena of the last few years. But he’s not just a talented playwright and performer, he’s also a proud Puerto Rican. He, like many of his compatriots, is terrified for what might happen if Puerto Rico defaults on its 70 billion….