“Spanish Only” in Puerto Rico: playing politics with our language

“POLITICS OVER PEOPLE … This is what politicians do. They play games with each other.”
.. and Puerto Rico’s politicians are no exception! Shame either way!!


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

On Thursday Sept. 3, Tony Fas Alzamora rammed Bill 1177 through the Senate, without any discussion or debate before the vote was taken.

Bill 1177 will make Spanish the only “official language” of Puerto Rico.



Spanish will be mandatory in the executive, judicial and legislative branches of the island’s government. This includes the power (PREPA), water (PRASA) and highway (PRHTA) authorities, every government agency, every court, and all 78 mayoral bureaucracies.

All transcripts, agency memoranda, court papers, judicial opinions, bill language, hearing and committee minutes, executive orders, mayoral documents, city council proceedings, revenue statements and financial records, shall all be in SPANISH ONLY.



The bill has teeth: any government employee who fails to comply with it, in any of the above categories, may be fined up to $10,000.


Tony Fas Alzamora is not merely a senator. He is the longest-sitting…

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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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