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Jose de Diego (1866 – 1918)

Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, was a statesman, journalist, poet and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain.
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Jose de Diego
If the U.S. flag in Puerto Rico covers an American territory, we Puerto Ricans, by natural rights, are perfect U.S. citizens. U.S. citizenship should not be imposed on a Puerto Rican if he does not want it, but if there is a law making all Puerto Ricans ipsofacto U.S. citizens, then the ideals of the people of Puerto Rico would be achieved.
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We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty.
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