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A man carries a Puerto Rican flag during a protest against the referendum for Puerto Rico political status in San Juan, on June 11, 2017.
To become a true US state, to choose independence or to maintain the status quo: Puerto Ricans went to the polls to consider their political future in a non-binding referendum many have vowed to boycott. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO        (Photo credit should read RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images)
A man carries a Puerto Rican flag during a protest against the referendum for Puerto Rico political status in San Juan, on June 11, 2017.
To become a true US state, to choose independence or to maintain the status quo: Puerto Ricans went to the polls to consider their political future in a non-binding referendum many have vowed to boycott. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO        (Photo credit should read RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Puerto Ricans voted yes to statehood. But becoming a state wouldn't solve the island's $120 billion debt problem. CNN's Christine Romans explains.

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Puerto Ricans voted yes to statehood. But becoming a state wouldn't solve the island's $120 billion debt problem. CNN's Christine Romans explains.