US Congress prepares to add a 20% tax to ALL products from Puerto Rico

The mighty, imperialistic U.S. of A. is at it AGAIN!!
‘After one hundred years of citizenship, Puerto Ricans enjoy the media images of the American dream and the underside of the US Constitution. They are free to be poor, under-educated and unemployed; free to be invisible and unheard; free to lose their homes to Wall Street; free to flee the island in utter desperation, as hundreds of thousands have done in recent years.
Puerto Ricans are being blown by one hurricane after another. The latest one is a 20 percent tax on their products, six weeks after a hurricane, thanks to the US Congress.’
… all this and more, just 54 days after Hurricane María devastated their ‘territory/possession’!!


Six weeks after a devastating hurricane, the US Congress is preparing another hurricane for Puerto Rico. Just four days ago, on November 9, the House Ways & Means Committee approved a bill that will add a 20% tax to EVERY product that enters the US from Puerto Rico.

This bill is part of the 2017 congressional “tax reform” package.

You can read the entire bill here.  The relevant section is Sec. 4303, which starts on page 397. 

You can also read a summary of the bill here.  Sec. 4303 is discussed on pages 6 and 7.

A delegation of Puerto Rico legislators immediately flew up to Washington, DC, to show congress how this “Puerto Rico tax reform” will further devastate the island.

The Spanish-language press covered this “Puerto Rico tax reform” repeatedly, immediately, with front page headlines and in great detail.

Until today, the…

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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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