Puerto Rico’s new land-use zoning map strikes a nerve with fed-up citizens

PAVING THE WAY FOR INVESTORS … as if we didn’t know this would happen!!
In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Puerto Rico’s political and business class see tourism and tourism-driven development as the best and fastest way to generate revenue.

Repeating Islands


A report by Martha Bayne for PRI.

Hundreds of protestors massed outside La Fortaleza — the governor’s mansion — on the blue-cobblestoned streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, on the evening of Aug. 19.

Many thousands of Puerto Ricans had gathered in this same spot for nightly protests over two weeks in July that resulted in the resignation of then-governor Ricardo Rosselló, in the wake of the release of damning chat messages.

But this time, the issue was a proposed new land-use zoning map that could potentially speed up the development of — and radically transform — popular sites, such as the bioluminescent bay of Vieques, the coastal surfing mecca of Rincon, and the historically protected districts of Ponce and Old San Juan, as well as many more quotidian sites.

Puerto Rico’s state planning board presented the new map for public comment on July 15, at the height of…

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Motivational Monday …. “🙏🏽 ‘Don’t Lose Your Today …. It’s ALL Here’ 🙏🏽 …. “!!


~~September 9, 2019~~

Eleanor Brownn with 2 N’s Facebook Page


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Monday Morning Wake-Up Call. Up!

Get up, go up … Diane DeCillis, from “To Lean” …

Live & Learn

lift of water,
a lubricant
to be part of
this synchrony,
able to lean
on others, ride
the breastbone
of a bird,
without wings or
even a feather.

~ Diane DeCillis, from “To Lean

Notes: Poem – Thank you Beth @ Alive on All Channels). Photo: via Mennyfox55.

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My Momoa Monday Moment …. “🌺 ‘Many Faces, Manly Man’ 🌺 …. “!!

~~September 9, 2019~~ 

My Mondays have become a hunt for even better pictures of Jason. 
Feast for our female (and male) eyes!! 
(Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor)


I think a man needs to be a man. To hold a woman the way she wants to be held. Just do whatever your woman wants, and you’ll be fine.

~~Jan Momoa~~

How far would you go to protect your family? I’m a father, I’m a son, I’m a grandson, and I’m a husband. If someone were to hurt the women in my life and the law didn’t take care of it, what would I do? Pretty awful things.
~~Jason Momoa~~

I’m half Hawaiian and the haka is a very sacred thing, something your family teaches you – my father taught me.
~~Jason Momoa~~

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