Hector Lopez, who is from Puerto Rico, has made me aware of the struggle going on there for INDEPENDENCE from the United States.  Colonialism by the US in Latin America has been more overt there than elsewhere.

Romi

Haciendo Punto En Otro Blog [bilingual English/Spanish]
“…biotechnology, biopiracy, globalization, neoliberalism, free trade,     environment, sustainable agriculture, good music, news from Puerto Rico…”
http://carmeloruiz.blogspot.com

The Pro Libertad Freedom Campaign
“Free the Puerto Rican Political Prisoners!”
http://prolibertadweb.tripod.com/
https://lists.mayfirst.org/pipermail/nyprisonact/2007-January/000285.html

Jose Trias Monge.  Puerto Rico:  The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World.
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:9umtTBHbp-    wJ:www.nytimes.com/books/first/m/monge-    puertorico.html+Autonomic+Charter&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&lr=lang_es|lang    en&client=safari

Puerto Rico Independence Party [San Juan, Puerto Rico]
http://www.independencia.net/ingles/welcome.html

Other sites with information about Puerto Rico include

North American Congress on Latin America https://nacla.org/

UpsideDown World
Activism and Politics of Latin America
http://upsidedownworld.org/main/

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