A Harvard study estimates at least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria, far exceeding the official government death toll of 64. The tepid response from the U.S. government reignited debate around whether or not Puerto Rico should become the 51st state. Puerto Rico is home to roughly 3.5 million people, and many believe they deserve the right to vote in U.S. elections and representation in Congress. But others oppose statehood, arguing Puerto Rico is better off as a commonwealth or just claiming full independence from the United States. What do you think? 🇵🇷
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