The Man who Turned Puerto Rico into a Sugar Cane Empire

This is how Puerto Rico became a sugar cane “production company” …. for the benefit of the “Master”! Benefits for the Islanders & workers, almost none …. Cheap labor!


War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony

Charles Herbert Allen was a minor Massachusetts politician. He served two terms in the US Congress. Though he’d never served in the military, he loved to dress up as an 18th century Army officer and have people call him “Colonel.”

Allen was the first civilian governor of Puerto Rico (1900-1901), appointed by US President William McKinley. The governor arrived in epic fashion with a 21-cannon salute, the 11th US Infantry Band blaring before him, and hundreds of armed soldiers marching behind.

It rained heavily that day. The sky was gray and overcast – unusually dark for the island of Puerto Rico. As Allen strolled toward the governor’s mansion, an assistant covered him with an umbrella. Everyone but the governor got wet.

La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion, was barely recognizable. It was wrapped like a Christmas present. Governor Allen declaimed his inaugural speech under the largest imperial flags…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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