#100844. Asked by CherryLoop. (Nov 08 08 3:18 PM)
In a letter addressed to the Honorable Anibal Acevedo Vila,
Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and dated 2-12-08, the then presidential candidate Barrack Obama expressed support for the people of Puerto Rico. Specifically, he affirmed the citizenship status of its' people, supported their right to self-determination, promised to promote job creation and economic development.
He also mentioned working to clean up the former US Navy lands in Vieques.
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