Puerto Rico “todavía es una colonia de EE.UU.” y merece la autodeterminación

21 sep 2018 .- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, la candidata que lucha por ocupar un escaño en el Congreso estadounidense, indicó que a un año de los daños ocasionados por el huracán María, el Gobierno de Trump no ha hecho nada.

Puerto Rico es una “colonia” que merece la autodeterminación, afirmó Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, candidata al Congreso de Estados Unidos por el Partido Demócrata.

Así lo señaló a través de un mensaje en su cuenta de Twitter al cumplirse un año del paso del huracán María, que ocasionó severos daños en Puerto Rico.

Ocasio-Cortez sostuvo que la isla es “todavía una colonia de EE.UU.” por su condición de territorio, no de estado, así como por la falta de representación de sus ciudadanos en el Congreso y su incapacidad para votar en las elecciones presidenciales, a pesar de ser ciudadanos estadounidenses.

La candidata de 28 años, que se postula por el distrito 14 de Nueva York, afirmó que Puerto Rico “todavía está en un caos” por los estragos del huracán y que por ello, debía otorgarse a la isla algún tipo de “autodeterminación”.

“Debemos decir eso para solucionarlo”, agregó.

En febrero pasado, Ocasio-Cortez señaló que los puertorriqueños “se han muerto de hambre” debido a una respuesta federal “vergonzosa” por parte de la Administración del presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump.

En aquella ocasión, agregó que el Gobierno de EE.UU. se había “negado” a participar en cualquier discusión sobre convertir la isla en un estado, o incluso sobre la independencia.


(foto leyenda)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez habla durante una conferencia en Nueva Orleans, EE.UU., el 4 de agosto de 2018. Jonathan Bachman / Reuters



  1. I needed to put you a tiny observation to say thanks yet again on your precious strategies you’ve provided above. It’s incredibly generous with you to deliver without restraint all that many people would’ve advertised for an e-book in order to make some dough for their own end, chiefly considering that you might have tried it if you considered necessary. Those things as well served to be a fantastic way to be certain that other people online have the same interest just as my very own to know the truth a good deal more in regard to this matter. I think there are millions of more pleasant moments in the future for individuals that discover your website.

  2. I precisely wished to thank you so much again. I’m not certain the things that I would’ve followed in the absence of these thoughts discussed by you directly on such a subject matter. It actually was the frustrating problem in my circumstances, but discovering the very skilled mode you treated it forced me to jump over contentment. I will be grateful for your information and even trust you know what an amazing job that you are doing teaching other individuals through the use of your blog. I am certain you haven’t got to know all of us.

  3. I am writing to let you understand of the great discovery our daughter developed reading through yuor web blog. She figured out lots of issues, including what it’s like to possess a great teaching mindset to make folks completely know a number of grueling things. You truly exceeded our expectations. I appreciate you for providing these invaluable, trusted, revealing and as well as fun thoughts on your topic to Mary.

  4. My husband and i got quite excited that Jordan managed to deal with his studies from your precious recommendations he received out of the web pages. It is now and again perplexing just to happen to be releasing hints which some people have been making money from. Therefore we remember we’ve got you to give thanks to for that. The most important explanations you’ve made, the straightforward website navigation, the friendships you can make it easier to engender – it’s got everything terrific, and it’s letting our son and the family imagine that this matter is thrilling, and that is really indispensable. Thanks for all!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *