Flying Squirrel Community Space

Event: Free Puerto Rico: What you should know about Puerto Rican independence.

  • Wed 7/18/2018, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Sponsored by the New York Chapter of the Puerto Rican Independence Party, it will be a continuation of our January meeting at the Flying Squirrel.
This meeting will discuss:
-The history of American colonization and abuse of the Puerto Rican Islands.
-The history of the Puerto Rican independence movement.
-The current realities of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
-The US imposed Fiscal Control Board and its elimination of protections for the working class, and its cuts to the University of Puerto Rico, K-12 Education, Health Care, Pensions, Etc.
-Disaster Capitalism.
-What an independent Puerto Rico would look like.