Tag Archives: Luis Muñoz Marín

1917-2017 : AMERICANOS PUERTORRIQUEÑOS, 100 años después de la Ley Jones de 1917


Seamos, pues americanos, ya que así lo decretan las autoridades del Norte: pero seamos americanos portorriqueños, como son los de Kentucky americanos kentuckienses; como son los de California y Hawaii, americanos californianos y hawaianos, respectivamente. Que no se olviden nuestros … Continue reading

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La Borinqueña


The 1950s was a decisive turning point in Puerto Rican history: Puerto Rico’s political ties to the United States were “formalized” as Puerto Rico became the Estado Libre Asociado (or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Under this new juridical form, the … Continue reading

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Curious, very curious ….


With all this Puerto-Rico-becoming-the-51st-state-of the-Union floating around the political sphere, I found curious what Luis Muñoz Marín, Governor from 1948 through 1964, wrote back in February 1929 in The American Mercury, when he was a thirty-year-old journalist:       … Continue reading

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