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ignore that i accidentally did the wrong pallate again OTL

Happy Birthday Chibi!! by Alexander-Rowe
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¡Despierta, borinqueño
que han dado la señal!
¡Despierta de ese sueño
que es hora de luchar!
A ese llamar patriótico
¿no arde tu corazón?
¡Ven! Nos será simpático
el ruido del cañón.
Mira, ya el cubano
libre será;
le dará el machete
su libertad…
le dará el machete
su libertad.
Ya el tambor guerrero
dice en su son,
que es la manigua el sitio,
el sitio de la reunión,
de la reunión…
de la reunión.
El Grito de Lares
se ha de repetir,
y entonces sabremos:
vencer o morir.
Bellísima Borinquén,
a Cuba hay que seguir;
tú tienes bravos hijos
que quieren combatir.
ya por más tiempo impávido
no podemos estar,
ya no queremos,
tímidos dejarnos subyugar.
Nosotros queremos
ser libre ya,
y nuestro machete
afilado está.
y nuestro machete
afilado está.
¿Por qué, entonces,
hemos de estar,
tan dormidos y sordos
y sordos a esa señal?
a esa señal, a esa señal?
No hay que temer, riqueños
al ruido del cañón,
que salvar a la patria 
es deber del corazón!
ya no queremos déspotas,
caiga el tirano ya,
las mujeres indómitas
también sabrán luchar.
Nosotros queremos 
la libertad,
y nuestros machetes 
nos la darán…
y nuestro machete 
nos la dará…
Vámonos, borinqueños,
vámonos ya,
que nos espera ansiosa,
ansiosa la libertad.
¡La libertad, la libertad!

Today is Grito de Lares, an important day for Latin Americans who yearn to be free. It’s also a day of significant repression; a number of domineering governments have used the 23rd of September to remind the citizens of tiny sun bleached Caribbean islands that our nations are shackled. We belong, either by law or by puppet strings, to the US or Spain before it.

Ojeda Ríos would have been 80, had he not been shot in the lung and left to slowly bleed to death by FBI agents 8 years ago today. 
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Bah, No Jodas Yamiliet!!!

estàs celosa porque me miró más guapo que ti


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Happy birthday, Jose Celso Barbosa!
Dr. José Celso Barbosa (July 27, 1857 – September 21, 1921) was a physician, sociologist, and political leader of Puerto Rico. Known within Puerto Rico’s New Progressive Party as “The father of the Statehood for Puerto Rico movement,” Barbosa was also the first Puerto Rican to earn a medical degree in the United States.
Barbosa was born in the city of Bayamón, Puerto Rico; he received both his primary and secondary education in Puerto Rico. He was the first person of mixed black and white ancestry to attend Puerto Rico’s prestigious Jesuit Seminary. After graduating from the Seminary, Barbosa tutored private students to save money to attend college. In 1875, he moved to New York to attend prep school where he learned English in a year.
Originally Barbosa wished to become a lawyer, but after a bout of pneumonia in New York City, his doctor recommended that he study medicine instead. In 1877, he was admitted to the medical school of the University of Michigan, where he graduated valedictorian of the class of 1880. He returned to the island where he set up his practice in his native hometown.
The Spanish government did not recognize Barbosa’s medical degree as it was not from one of the European universities. It took the intervention of the American consul to the island for Barbosa’s degree to be recognized. Barbosa was the first person in the island to earn a medical degree in the United States. He practiced medicine all over the island, and introduced the novel idea of employers paying a fee for the future health care needs of their employees (a very early health insurance system). In 1893, Barbosa founded the first Puerto Rican cooperative and named it El Ahorro Colectivo.
Barbosa was a member of the Autonomous Party led by Román Baldorioty de Castro but left because of ideological differences.
In 1898, when the United States bombarded and blockaded San Juan during the Spanish–American War, Barbosa together with other doctors who lived in Bayamon, traveled to the town of Cataño and boarded a ferry headed towards San Juan. Barbosa, as member of the Red Cross, went to the aid of the wounded Puerto Rican and Spanish soldiers. The ferry trip which crossed San Juan Bay was dangerous due to cannon fire. Barbosa and those with him were recommended by the Spanish government to be decorated with the Cruz de la Orden del Mérito Naval (The Cross of the Order of Naval Merit) for their bravery.
On July 4, 1899, Barbosa formed the pro-statehood Puerto Rican Republican Party as a reaction to the outcome of the Spanish-American War, in which Puerto Rico became a territory of the United States; he became known as the father of the “Statehood for Puerto Rico” movement.
On June 5, 1900, President William McKinley named Barbosa, together with Rosendo Matienzo Cintrón, José de Diego, Manuel Camuñas and Andrés Crosas as part of an Executive Cabinet under U.S. appointed Governor Charles H. Allen. The Executive Cabinet also included six American members. Barbosa served on the Executive Cabinet until 1917 and as a member of the first Puerto Rican Senate from 1917 to 1921. In 1907 he established the newspaper El Tiempo, the first bilingual newspaper on the island.
José Celso Barbosa died in San Juan on September 21, 1921. He was laid to rest in Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery in Old San Juan. His daughter Pilar Barbosa became a renowned historian, the Official Historian of Puerto Rico from 1993 to 1997, and a political activist who carried on her father’s work.
In honor of Barbosa’s accomplishments, Puerto Rico has declared his birthday, July 27, an official holiday. Barbosa’s house in Bayamón has been converted into a museum where many of his awards, certificates, books and other artifacts of interest are on exhibit.
On August 1, 2006, President George W. Bush signed Public Law 109-253, the Dr. Jose Celso Barbosa Post Office Building Designation Act, to designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service at 100 Avenida RL Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, as the Dr. Jose Celso Barbosa Post Office Building.

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