IOTD …. “🇵🇷 Image of the Day, Special Edition …. La Perla Neighborhood …. after Hurricane María 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 24, 2017~~ 

LA PERLA NEIGHBORHOOD

OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

La Perla, neighborhood made famous by Despacito, destroyed in Hurricane Maria

 Telegraph Reporters 
22 SEPTEMBER 2017 … 10:05AM
A neighborhood in Puerto Rico that became the setting of the most-streamed video of all time has been destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

La Perla, which is a stretch of shanty town along the Atlantic coastline of the city of San Juan, was the filming location for the music video of Despacito, 2017’s song of the summer. Starring the song’s creators,  Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and rapper Daddy Yankee, the video showed day turning to night in La Perla as a woman danced with locals and, later, in a club, and has been viewed more than 3.7 billion times.

~SOURCE~

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

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‘🇵🇷 Puerto Rico became our responsibility’ 🇵🇷 …. “Summarized History Lesson …. and there’s so much more …. “!!


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~~October 9, 2017~~ 

DEFINITION OF RESPONSIBILITY

IT’S A MORAL OBLIGATION

A duty or obligation to satisfactorily perform or complete a task (assigned by someone, or created by one’s own promise or circumstances) that one must fulfill, and which has a consequent penalty for failure.

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Puerto Rico was on its way to become a free nation

In 1897, the Spanish prime minister signed the ‘Charter of Autonomy’ which granted Puerto Rico the right to its own legislature, constitution, tariffs, monetary system, treasury, judiciary and international borders. After 400 years of colonial rule, the charter created the free Republic of Puerto Rico. Elections were held in March 1989 and the new government was scheduled for installation in May.

On May 12, the invasion of San Juan by US forces began.

~SOURCE~

Nelson A. Denis

“War Against All Puerto Ricans”

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For Puerto Ricans, July 25th 1898 represents the fateful day when the United States invaded the island.  At the time, the goal was to become independent from Spain. However, the island’s political and economic infrastructure was broken and drained of  resources. Country folks had no idea who the newcomers were.  As most of us know, the 19th century became a turning point in history as many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean gained their independence from Spain and Portugal except for Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guam and the Philippines.

~SOURCE~

http://www.palantelatino.com

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… AND THIS WAS JUST THE BEGINNING …

A dear friend of mine shared the following information with me. It’s very precise, educational and to the point. Remember, it’s only a concise summary. There is so much more!

I deeply thank my friend and the source who wrote what was shared.

HortyRex©

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With all due respect, educate yourself before forging an opinion on Puerto Rico.

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Love history lessons!

“When United States Navy warship “Gloucester” pulled into Guánica Bay in the early morning hours of July 25, 1898, Puerto Rico became our responsibility. When the disembarking sailors lowered the Spanish flag from the port flagpole and hoisted the American flag, Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

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When the Puerto Rican House of Delegates voted unanimously in 1914 to be free of US rule and the US Congress refused to recognize their independence, Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

When the US Congress passed the Jones-Shafroth Act on March 2, 1917 declaring all Puerto Ricans born after April 10, 1899 to be full-fledged US citizens, Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

Did you catch that?

In 1917, the year the law was passed, people born in 1899 would be turning 18 – legal draft age. The law was passed on March 2, 1917. The US entered WWI on April 6, 1917. When we gave this grant of citizenship in 1917 over the UNANIMOUS objection of all representatives in the Puerto Rican House of Delegates who believed the grant of citizenship was primarily for the purpose of drafting Puerto Rican men into military service, Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

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On July 25, 1898, during the Spanish–American War, Puerto Rico was invaded by the United States. As an outcome of the war, Jones-Shafroth Act granted all the inhabitants of Puerto Rico U.S. citizenship in The U.S. granted Puerto Ricans the right to democratically elect their own governor in 1948.

When Section 1402 of Title 8 of the U.S. Code was amended in 1952 to declare that all Puerto Ricans born after January 13, 1941 are NATURAL BORN American citizens, Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

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When the Republican Congress passed – and Bill Clinton signed – legislation in 1996 beginning a ten-year phase-out of FDR New Deal tax incentives for US corporations to create tax-free earnings through subsidiaries operating in Puerto Rico, the failure of the economy of Puerto Rico became our responsibility. When the consequent ten-year mass exodus of US companies and jobs was complete in 2005 and the economy of Puerto Rico began contracting, the financial plight of Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

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When the US Congress made all interest on municipal bonds issued by Puerto Rico free of federal, state, and local taxes, causing Wall Street fund managers to pour loaned-money into the Puerto Rican government like water pouring over the broken levees of Lake Pontchartrain, the debt of Puerto Rico became our responsibility.

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If I wanted to go to Alabama – and I don’t because Alabama just elected an evangelical theocrat, the Christian equivalent of an Islamic ISIS leader – all I would have to do is … go. There are no gates; no way stations; no checkpoints.

There is no requirement for a visa or a passport. Alabama authorities can’t require me to be interviewed or vetted. They can’t require me to speak with a rural Appalachian dialect, although I do.

The 3.5 million NATURAL-BORN US CITIZENS of Puerto Rico are as free to flood into Florida and Georgia as I am to drive into Alabama.

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The rich asshole waited too long to start talking about Puerto Rico. He spent his time railing on black men earning more than him and refusing to shut up and dance for the entertainment of white-folk. He didn’t dispatch the military’s floating hospital, Comfort,  until Hillary publicly told him we had one. He belatedly sent 5,000 troops for the entire island even though Lt. General Honoré was in command of 40,000 troops just for New Orleans. He hasn’t dispatched a swarm of helicopters to drop pallets of meals-ready-to-eat and potable water.

NATURAL-BORN US CITIZENS are dying and the rich asshole is going golfing.

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Occupy Democrats

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I agree with Lt. General Honoré … we need to conduct a MASS EVACUATION. Send in ships and make arrangements with airlines to utilize wide-body planes.

Go get all 3.5 million brown-skin Spanish-speaking NATURAL-BORN US CITIZENS and bring them here to the US mainland and hug them and feed them and clothe them and put shoes on their feet and provide them with vouchers for housing and food.

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If we can’t take care of our brothers and sisters down there – and we can’t, due to the abject lack of empathy and the shocking incompetence and ineptitude of the rich asshole – we need to bring ALL of them up here and collectively take care of them.

It’s our moral imperative and civic duty.”

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Samantha Bee …. “🇺🇸 America’s 100-Year-History Of Screwing Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 …. Nothing New …. “!!


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~~October 7, 2017~~ 

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SCREWING PUERTO RICO

NOTHING NEW

I must confess that I didn’t really know the complex history that exists between Puerto Rico, my country, and the mighty imperialistic U.S. of A.

I’m truly ashamed to say that I didn’t find out about this history until 2015 when I found out about and read the book written by Nelson A. Denis “War Against All Puerto Ricans‘.

I need to say that I grew up under the shadow of the ‘greatest country in the world’ and believed every word I was programmed with. The information provided in the book, very well written, researched and totally documented, wasn’t taught in the private school that I went to.

I went to a Catholic school in Río Piedras, somewhat a suburb of San Juan, ran by American nuns and priests.

Samantha Bee takes a humorous look at a synopsis of this history in light of the humanitarian disaster caused by Hurricane María and the response by the American government lead by the “Moron-in-Chief“, Drumpf.

Take a look!

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The American government’s slow response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria is actually nothing new.
On Wednesday’s “Full Frontal,”, October 4, Samantha Bee explained that the way Drumpf “helped” storm-ravaged Puerto Ricans followed a 100-year-old pattern.

“If you’re shocked by this, then you are not Puerto Rican,” said Bee.

“Truth is, we’ve been treating them like the unwelcome nephew under America’s stairs for more than a century.”

Aided by “Hamilton” star Javier Muñoz, who has family on the island, Bee then dissected the island’s history of “getting screwed with their pantalones on by the United States.”

“As it appears in … full read/full credit

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/samantha-bee-puerto-rico-donald-trump_us_59d5e206e4b0380b6c9a43ff

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FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE

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~~A Primer On Puerto Rico~~

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 

~~Published on Oct 4, 2017~~

A quick look at Puerto Rico’s hundred-year history of getting screwed with their pantalones on by the United States. With Javier Muñoz.

Full Frontal on TBS … Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 

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A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. it’s long overdue for Puerto Ricans to wake up …. Coño …. “!!


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~~February 20, 2017~~ 

BORICUA, WAKE UP!! 

Damn, it’s time to wake up Puerto Ricans!

How long has it been?

Hard times are befalling the Island.

Wake up!

Boricua, time to do something!

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The Ejército Popular Boricua (“Boricua Popular/People’s Army”), also known as Los Macheteros (“The Machete Wielders“), is a clandestine organization based in Puerto Rico, with cells in the states and other nations.

It campaigns for, and supports, the independence of Puerto Rico from the United States.

~Wikipedia~

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IOTD …. Images of the Day …. Special Edition …. “Oscar López Rivera …. is home: Puerto Rico …. “!!


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~~February 10, 2017~~ 

‘NO HAY MAL QUE DURE CIEN AñOS, NI CUERPO QUE LO RESISTA’

Oscar López Rivera is ALREADY in Puerto Rico!

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Oscar López Rivera is ALREADY in Puerto Rico!

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Oscar López Rivera (born January 6, 1943) is a Puerto Rican independence activist who was one of the leaders of the FALN.

On August 11, 1981, López Rivera was convicted and sentenced to 55 years in federal prison. On December 31, 1988 he was sentenced to an additional 15 years in prison for conspiring to escape from the Leavenworth federal prison.

~Wikipedia~

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~Oscar Lopez Rivera to Be Freed After 36 Years in US Prison~

Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama commuted Lopez’ sentence, which will expire on May 17, according to a list of commutations announced by the White House.

Celebrations started almost immediately, while Clarissa López, daughter of López, will held a press conference in reaction to his release at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Oscar-Lopez-Rivera-to-Be-Freed-After-36-Years-in-US-Prison-20170117-0029.html

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A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. Remembering Filiberto Ojeda Ríos …. ‘Grito de Lares’ …. “!!


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~~September 23, 2016~~ 

FILIBERTO OJEDA

FBI Assassinates Puerto Rican Nationalist Leader Filiberto Ojeda Ríos

EL GRITO DE LARES & FILIBERTO OJEDA RIOS

September 23 has a deep, double meaning for Puerto Ricans.

It is the anniversary of El Grito de Lares, when nearly 1,000 men – many of them slaves – revolted against the Spanish on Sept. 23, 1868.

It is also the anniversary of the death of Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, who was shot – and forced to bleed to death – by the FBI on Sept. 23, 2005.

~War Against All Puerto Ricans~

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Longtime Puerto Rican nationalist leader Filiberto Ojeda Rios was killed by the FBI.

The shooting occurred Friday after FBI agents surrounded a house where he was staying. According to an autopsy, Rios bleed to death after being hit with a single bullet.

Officials didn’t enter his home many hours after he was shot.

The FBI claimed the 72-year-old Ojeda Rios fired first but independence activists accused the FBI of assassinating him.

For the past four decades Ojeda Rios had been a leading figure in the fight for Puerto Rican independence and against U.S. colonial rule.

In 1967 he founded and led the Armed Revolutionary Independence Movement.

He was later a key organizer with the FALN, the Armed Forces of National Liberation and then the Boricua Popular Army, also known as the Los Macheteros.

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A sharpshooter, located on high ground, maybe in a helicopter, shot him. It was a single bullet through his neck or an area near the face.

He fell, and then for 12 straight hours, the F.B.I. refused to enter or let anyone enter the house waiting for Filiberto Ojeda Rios to bleed to death, which was exactly what the coroner certified the morning after the shooting:

Filiberto Ojeda Rios died of a single wound.

There was active bleeding caused by the projectile.

The bleeding lasted hours.

Filiberto didn’t receive any medical or any other help.

So, once again, it is clear this was a political assassination.

JUAN-MANUEL GARCIA-PASSALACQUA

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http://www.democracynow.org/2005/9/26/fbi_assassinates_puerto_rican_nationalist_leader

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~Puerto Rico remembers Filiberto Ojeda eight years after his death~

(Eleven years, at the time of this writing)

~Published on Sep 23, 2013~

On September 23, 2005, Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, was killed in Puerto Rico by US police forces.

Eight years after his death, he is remembered for his career as an insurgent. He founded the Boricua Popular Army also known as the “Macheteros” who fought for a decolonized, dignified and free Puerto Rico.

The US government persecuted him for more than a decade and accused him of being a terrorist.

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Celebrating July 4th …. “Happy Independence Day Puerto Rico? …. NOT”!!


LAB@

~~July 5, 2016~~ 

MAN IS ESSENTIALLY FREE

I remember, as I was grwoing up, I went to a private Catholic school administered/run by Americna nuns and priests.

It was ranked as one of the best schools in Puerto Rico.

I thank them for all the education I received from kindegarten to the day I graduated in 1968.

One of the main things that we learned was about the importance of the 4th of July, the day where the United States celebrated their indepence from England.

They called it “America’s birthday”.

I do find it unacceptable that I didn’t really learn about the “real history” of Puerto Rico, my place of birth.

I’m learning that on my own at this stage of my life.

The picture that has emerged, as I study, is the sad and current reality of the Island.

I know better now.

Please, take a look and learn.

Thank you!

HortyRex©

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~~Story about the Puerto Rican flag on Lady Liberty~

While many may think this image has been altered, it was not. This is an actual photo taken on October 25, 1977 when a group of unarmed Puerto Rican activists gathered to protest demanding the release of Puerto Rican Nationalist prisoners.

This was an act of symbolism illustrating their hopes of freedom and independence in putting an end to the discrimination that Puerto Ricans were enduring.

On November 5, 2000, Puerto Rican activist, Alberto de Jesús Mercado, better known as Tito Kayak, along with five other protesters went to the top of the Statue of Liberty in New York City where he bravely placed the Puerto Rican flag on the statue’s crown.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

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~~RELATED~~

This 4th of July – the Prophecies of Pedro Albizu Campos

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2016/07/05/this-4th-of-july-the-prophecies-of-pedro-albizu-campos/

Tito Kayak and Juan Bobo

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2016/07/01/tito-kayak-and-juan-bobo/

~BOTH REFERENCES FROM~

War Against All Puerto Ricans Blog

https://waragainstallpuertoricans.com/blog/

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~~Happy Independence Day Puerto Rico?~~

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~~Published on Jul 4, 2016~~

As the U.S. celebrates its Independence Day, here’s a little reminder about just how much “independence” it’s given to Puerto Rico.

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Stand Up for Puerto Rico

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