Puerto Rico Liberation pt.2
With as American calls and puts itself as the "Leader of the free world" and the "Best country in the world" and other top notch names, With the suppression of independence movements in Puerto rico, law 53 "gag law", imprisonment of Puerto Rican nationalist and Independentistas and any one else who posed as a slight threat to the US in anyway economic or social or militaristic. With the ponce massacre, Arecibo Incident, Peñuelas Incident, Ponce Incident, Mayaguez incident, Naranjito Incident, San Juan Nationalist revolt, Utuado and Jayuya Uprisings. After the Utuado uprising 9 Puerto Rican nationalist surrendered, they where lined up against a wall behind a police station and where shot multiple times with machine guns were 4 out of the 9 died there on that very wall the other 3 survived with critical injuries. That became known as the The Utuado Massacre. And for the next 2 days Utuado was bombed using U.S. P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes. The Jayuya Uprising was one of the more notable revolt attempts where a Puerto rican nationalist gave a speech and declared Puerto Rico a free Republic. Then for 3 days under the united states national guard command the town was bombed by US fighter planes and artillery. after these revolts on the island the nationalist in the usa attempted to fight within the country that was suppressing there people with the Truman assassination attempt and the U.S. Capitol shooting incident and the Nationalists also attacked the House of Representatives. On March 1, 1954. The aftermath of all this was alarming to the usa so it started the Carpetas program which was carried out by the FBI under president hoover aimed at surveying, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting certain domestic political organizations.The police had in its possession of thousands of extensive carpetas concerning individuals of all social groups and ages. Approximately 75,000 persons were listed as under political police surveillance. The massive surveillance apparatus uncovered was aimed primarily against Puerto Rico's independence movement.