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The question of status is “fundamental” to breaking free from economic turmoil, said Christian Sobrino, chief economic advisor to the government.
“It is because Puerto Rico is in an unequal relationship” with the US government that the bankrupt island’s finances are now under a largely US-appointed control board, he told AFP.
Beaten down by that loss in revenues and the global financial crisis, the island plunged into recession.
But the so-called “Caribbean Greece” found easy relief in US municipal bond markets, where investors could get attractive tax-exempt bonds that provided ready cash but sank the island deeper into debt.
After the votes were tallied, the Popular Democratic Party called the vote a waste of public money and a stinging humiliation for the government.
The ruling party “is a victim of its arrogance, abuse of power and ideological narcissism,” said one of its senators, Anibal Jose Torres. “I hope after 100 years of being a territory of the United States, we can send a message to Congress in the US that Puerto Rico is ready to do something with its future,” said Marco Rodriguez in Guaynabo. But they are not allowed to vote in presidential or congressional elections unless they reside in the mainland United States.
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Sunday’s referendum was the fifth on the territory’s status — dating back to 1967.
The Rossello government has been criticised for spending .5 million on the referendum at a time when financial difficulties have forced it to close 163 public schools and cut back in other areas.
The bubble ultimately popped and, unable to repay creditors, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy in early May — the largest ever by a local US government.
Rossello has launched a drastic austerity regime to restore finances, but Washington still has the last word, via its oversight board.