SAN JUAN, Puer­to Rico — Puer­to Rico is hold­ing a two-part ref­er­en­dum on Sun­day that could see the island amend its con­sti­tu­tion for the first time in near­ly half a cen­tu­ry.  The ref­er­en­dum would reduce the size of the U.S. ter­ri­to­ry’s gov­ern­ment by almost 30 per­cent as a cost-cut­ting mea­sure, and would give judges the right to deny bail in cer­tain mur­der cases.

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