Puerto Rico is a Colony, No Matter How Else You Dress it Up


It’s the plain truth: Puerto Rico IS a colony! No doubt … owned by an imperial power, since 1898, which doesn’t care how much damage is inflicted on Puerto Ricans.
“War Against All Puerto Ricans” is an extremely well written book … a ‘must read’ for any history buff. Mainly it’s a book written to illuminate/educate Puerto Rican minds. #StandUpPuertoRico ….

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A review of Nelson A. Denis’ 2015 history War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony by Ron Jacobs for Counter Punch.

The island called Puerto Rico is a colony of the United States. This fact means that the rights US citizens assume to be theirs do not necessarily apply to Puerto Ricans living on the island. The history of Puerto Rico since the United States military invaded it in 1898 makes this very clear. Whether one is taking a look at the economic relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico, the political relationship, or the military relationship, the blatant nature of the colonial relationship is foremost.

This becomes very clear in Nelson A. Denis’ 2015 history War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony.Partially a biography of the Nationalist leader and hero Pedro Albizu Campos and partially a…

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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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