“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!!
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.
WHO IS TONY FAS ALZAMORA?
Tony Fas Alzamora is not merely a senator. He is the longest-sitting…
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