La Princesa prison, where Albizu Campos was tortured

“La Princesa” prison … “What happened to Puerto Ricans – in the prisons, the sugarcane fields, on the operating tables of Dr. Cornelius Rhodes, the millions of women who were sterilized, the millions of children who grew up undernourished, the millions of Puerto Ricans forced to leave their homeland and work in U.S. sweatshops for sub-human wages – none of this is memorialized by the United States.”
Out of sight, out of mind …. “It’s only Chinatown” …..


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

One of the best ways to hide something, is to hide it in plain sight, and call it something else. The “Puerto Rico Tourism Company” is a perfect example.

It used to be La Princesa prison. Here is a photo of the spruced-up prison:

They gave it a fresh paint job, planted a few trees and bushes…and now instead of swallowing prisoners, it welcomes tourists to Puerto Rico.

Very few of these tourists have any idea of the atrocities that were committed inside this “tourism” building. Here is one of the old prison cells in La Princesa

There was a cell full of thousands of bedbugs, called the caja de chinches.

A “difficult” prisoner would be locked inside it for a few days…until he passed out from loss of blood and was no longer “difficult.”

There were also solitary confinement cells called calabozos.

This is where most…

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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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