Puerto Rico Department of State

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Department of State of Puerto Rico

Departamento de Estado de Puerto Rico
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Palacio de la Real Intendencia serving as the main offices.
Agency overview
FormedJuly 25, 1952; 69 years ago (1952-07-25)
TypeExecutive department
JurisdictionExecutive branch of the government of Puerto Rico
HeadquartersSan Juan, Puerto Rico
Agency executive
Child agencies
Key document
Websitewww.estado.pr.gov

The Department of State of Puerto Rico was created in July 1952 and is responsible of promoting the cultural, political, and economical relations between Puerto Rico, other jurisdictions of the United States and foreign countries.[1]

History[edit]

The Department of State of Puerto Rico was established by section 6 of Article IV of the constitution passed on July 25, 1952.[1]

The Department headquarters is located in the antiguo Palacio de la Real Intendencia in Old San Juan with regional offices in Arecibo, Fajardo and Ponce.[2][3]

Secretaries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Origen del Departamento de Estado | Departamento de Estado" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-08-24.
  2. ^ "Departamento de Estado reanuda servicios en la Oficina de Pasaportes y Servicios". La Perla del Sur (in Spanish). 2020-09-09. Retrieved 2021-08-24.
  3. ^ Rico, Ed Microjuris com Puerto (2018-11-28). "Instalaciones del Departamento de Estado en VSJ pueden ser utilizadas para actividades privadas". Microjuris al Día (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-08-24.
  4. ^ "Gobernadora de Puerto Rico designa nuevo secretario de Estado". CNN En Español. 31 August 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2020.

Coordinates: 18°27′56″N 66°7′3″W / 18.46556°N 66.11750°W / 18.46556; -66.11750