The former president of the Senate, Thomas Rivera Schatz, celebrated this Sunday through his social networks that there will be no outbreak of COVID-19, after the march against statehood having been “empty.”
“Today, after so much warning, harangue left and threat to statehood, I must say that in that” march “of the meager” no “at least there should not be an outbreak because there was distance and a lot of empty space!”, Rivera commented Schatz.
“After all, at least that’s positive! People kept away on the ‘no’!”
– Thomas Rivera Schatz (@ trschatz51) September 12, 2021
Spokespersons for different political and social organizations that advocate for the decolonization and sovereignty of the Island arrived today, Sunday, at the Capitol in a march to express themselves against statehood.
The demonstration called “No to statehood; Yes to decolonization ”, he began at 10 am in the Luis Muñoz Rivera Park in San Juan and from there he moved to the Capitol. Simultaneously, other demonstrations of support coordinated by the Boricua Independence Front were held in New York and other cities in the United States.
This is the first time that, according to Eugenio Hopgood Dávila, spokesman for the committee, broad sectors of sovereignty and independence have come together in a demonstration to demand the end of colonial status.
The group that organized the event included the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), the Puerto Rican Front, the Hostosian National Independence Movement (MINH), the Soberanist Union Movement, the Sovereign Dialogue Movement, VAMOS and the Great National East of Puerto Rico.
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