Saturday, July 25, 2009

US Invasion of Puerto Rico 1898

Map of the US invsion

Political cartoon, Uncle Sam trying on the role of colonial master for size

Virile Uncle Sam shows his strength to old Europe, balancing his new colonies

US values of Republican democracy and freedom brought to the savages now safe under the Americans' enlightened colonial oversight

Coño, despierta Boricua

Andres Jimenez singing his patriotic song, Coño, despierta Boricua

Today is the 111th anniversary of the US occupation of Puerto Rico via the port of Guanica.
Today is the 31st anniversary of the Puerto Rican government and FBI assassination of independence activists at Cerro Maravilla, during the administration of Carlos Romero Barcelo.