The Latest Reminder That Yes, Puerto Rico Is Indeed a Colony

Mar 17, 2019
7:47 AM

As if you need another reminder about Puerto Rico’s colonial situation, take this video clip that LR contributor Phillip Arroyo shared with us on Saturday. The clip is from the Friday livestream of a public listening session hosted by the Natural Resources Committee, a congressional committee now chaired by Arizona Democrat Rep. Raúl Grijalva. The session happened at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. In the video below, which Phillip translated with subtitles, the speaker raises some clear examples about la colonia. We can personally do without the defense of cockfighting, but still, there is a lot here to consider. Watch it below: