Why Puerto Ricans have had enough

Photo was taken by Marcos Caballero

For an island that has been oppressed under colonial rule for over 400 years (taken by force by Spain in Columbus’s second voyage in 1493, then ceded to the US in 1898 as spoils of the Spanish-American war) you would think that we — Puerto Ricans — would be a feisty, voracious bunch just waiting for the opportunity to revolt against the system.