Operation Booby Trap: The Caribe Hilton

  Congressman Vito Marcantonio thought that Gov. Muñoz Marín’s “Operation Bootstrap” was a corrupt political scam. He called it “Operation Booby Trap.” The Caribe Hilton Hotel was a perfect example of this booby trap. Under the guise of… Read More

Cuba and Che Guevara at the United Nations: “Albizu Campos is a symbol”

  When Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín finally let Pedro Albizu Campos out of jail on November 15, 1964, Don Pedro was in grave medical condition. He was paralyzed on the right side, unable to walk or talk, he… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Puerto Ricans arrested as “Communists” and “suspected Nationalists”

  Immediately after the Nationalist Revolution of October 1950, Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín ordered the mass arrest of anyone in the Nationalist Party. He also ordered the arrest of anyone affiliated with, or “suspected” of being, a Nationalist…. Read More