“THE GOVERNMENT OF PUERTO RICO SHOULD REJECT A FINANCIAL CONTROL BOARD, AND REFUSE TO PAY THE $73 BILLION “PUBLIC DEBT.” …….
I tricked you with this headline.
The headline is a year old, published by the United Nations press office on June 23, 2014. You can read the entire press release here:
But the United Nations also tricked you, worse than I did. They trick us every year, with headlines suggesting that independence is “just around the corner” for Puerto Rico.
They’ll trick us this year too – with a headline identical to last year’s, and with language like this:
“The Special Committee on Decolonization today called on the United States to again expedite a process that would allow the people of Puerto Rico to fully exercise their inalienable right to self-determination and independence, as well as take decisions, in a sovereign manner, to address their economic and social needs.”
“The Assembly, by other terms, would reaffirm the inalienable right of the people of Puerto…
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