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The 2nd Dutch Caribbean’s Political Future Conference

by José M. López Sierra – Puerto Rico


The island nation of Bonaire wants to reunite the Antilles in solidarity for self-determination of the indigenous people. The conference and workshop will be on Saturday, December 2 and Saturday, 3, 2017 in Bonaire.

The Netherland held a referendum in 2004 to ask its islands in the Caribbean about their political futures. The Netherlands claimed that Bonaire chose to have a closer connection to its Kingdom. Bonaire disagreed with the outcome of that referendum.

The Dutch proceeded to make Bonaire a Public Body of the Netherlands under its Constitution in 2006. And in 2015, it elaborated the new constitutional structure for Bonaire.

Bonaire held its own plebiscite on December 18, 2015 where 65% of the people said that they were not happy with what the Dutch was getting ready to do.

Click on the following link to watch a video of James Finies, an activist of the group, We Want Bonaire Back. He is talking to Dave Levenstone from the island of Saba:

Dave offers great advice that Puerto Ricans could also use in our decolonization struggle. He said that nobody from the outside will love your country more that the people of your country. Therefore, we should be forceful to do what is best for the indigenous people of our country. He is absolutely correct!

This conference will be broadcasted live on

Sobre Jose M Lopez Ismael
Nací en NYC. Me mudé a Puerto Rico en el 1980 donde eventualmente me convertí en independentista al ver que PR no se administra para los boricuas. Me retiré tempranamente de la pedagogía para luchar 24/7 por la descolonización de Puerto Rico a través de marchas pacíficas anuales y empujar a la ONU hacer su trabajo. Necesitaremos un tsunami de gente protestando permanentemente para obligar a USA a cumplir con la ley internacional que prohíbe el coloniaje.

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