Puerto Rico's new governor, who took office in January, has inherited a bevy of challenges, from COVID-19 pandemic response to continued recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.
This week, however, he's in Washington, D.C., trying to boost the island's latest push for statehood.
Here & Now's Callum Borchers speaks with Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi.
This segment aired on March 4, 2021.