Special Note: Please note that this scenario is meant to be read as entertainment, not as an accurate prediction of the future. Also note that the viewpoints and opinions that may come across in this scenario are not necessarily the viewpoints and opinions of the author.
The future of Puerto Rico will be interweaved with its neighbors along with the rest of the world, whether Puerto Rico likes it or not.
Puerto Rico managed to remain neutral throughout the Caribbean War by not getting the Caribbean Union all agitated by the amount of calories that the average person was consuming in comparison to the rest of Central America. By 2035, facial hair becomes illegal in Canadamerica, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica and the United States of Europe. Refusing to comply will result in a sentence of 10 years in a labor camp.
Nickelodeon would move their entire operations to Puerto Rico after most countries declared television illegal in 2040; only to move again in 2106 to the Lunar Protectorate when television was legalized there. Puerto Rican satellite television becomes very popular to pirate in Cuban-occupied Florida; where the majority of households would watch Super Bowl LXXIX. All future American football games were televised on Puerto Rican television because that country became the only country to keep TV legal after 2040. News programs are still on air to keep the population aware of national and international events
However, people have been losing weight due to the near-global ban on television; Puerto Rico continues to make TV legal in the year 2105 along with parts of the Eurasian Union and Japan. Clothing companies had to compensate for the lack of obesity by adjusting their clothing sizes. Life in the 22nd century had become independent of obesity-creating objects like automobiles, televisions and what we would consider to be "junk food" in the year 2014. A society that doesn't use television puts an added moral emphasis on being physically active, regardless of geographic location or population density.
Restaurants like Taco Bell, McDonald's and Pizza Hut Bistro are fighting the bad reputation that they had in the 20th and early 21st centuries by offering a completely healthy menu that is 100% diabetic friendly.