June 20, 2016

No more ‘US & UN trickery’: Bankrupt Puerto Ricans flood San Juan demanding decolonization

Ahead of next week’s visit by the UN decolonization committee and buried in economic debt, some 500 activists with the Puerto Rico independence movement took to the streets of Old San Juan to demand freedom from US rule.

There were two purposes to the Saturday march, according to Liliana Laboy, one of the members of the Independentista Roundtable, speaking to EFE: “To insist that it's time to start the decolonization process that will bring us independence, and to support the hearings this Monday.” Read more + video.

RT

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Puerto Rico: United Nations Will Hold Independence Hearings - Costa Rica Star

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