Happy Birthday to Jose Celso Barbosa!

In 1899, Jose Celso Barbosa and a group of supporters founded Puerto Rico’s first political party dedicated to promoting statehood with the United States.  At the time, he explained, “[w]e want and we ask for equality.  Not colonial control or protection. We [support] the same ideal of the American union with equality in rights and … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Jose Celso Barbosa!