As of 2014, Barack Obama is the president of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, so the president is whoever is currently the President of the United States. More »

Since 1959, the United States has had 50 official states. Sometimes, people incorrectly consider Washington, D.C., which is a federal district, and Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. territory, the 51st and 52nd states. More »

The number of state electors to the Electoral College is determined by the number of senators and representatives each state is entitled to in Congress, according to the National Constitution Center. The electoral system... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States. As of June 2015, he is serving his second four-year term as president after he was elected in November 2008. Obama is the first African-American president. More »

Barack Obama is famous for becoming the first African-American president of the United States. Obama is the 44th president of the United States, and his presidency is recognized for health care reform and economic stimul... More »

Christopher Columbus discovered Puerto Rico on Nov. 19, 1493, during his second voyage from Spain. The island was inhabited by thousands of Taino Indians, who called the island "Boriken," which means "the great land of t... More » History Modern History Exploration & Imperialism

As of 2015, foreclosures in Puerto Rico are rising at an increasing rate, according to a report by the Commissioner of Financial Institutions of Puerto Rico. In 2008, there were 2,357 foreclosures. Foreclosures in proces... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending