Say NO to Columbus Statue in Puerto Rico // Dile NO a la Estatua de Colón en Puerto Rico

Roberto Borrero
Roberto Borrero New York, New York 566 Comments
2,244 Signatures Goal: 1,000

Businessman Jose Gonzalez Freire and the town of Arecibo in Puerto Rico are planning to erect a 295 ft statue of Christopher Columbus by 2015. For Indigenous Peoples throughout the Americas, Columbus is a symbol of Genocide, not a hero to be celebrated. We call on Jose Gonzalez Freire, Arecibo Mayor Carlos Molina, and Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla to abandon this project. // El empresario José González Freire y el municipio de Arecibo en PuertoRico, planifican erigir para el 2015, una estatua de Cristóbal Colón de 295 pies. Para los Pueblos Indígenas de Las Américas, Colón es un símbolo de Genocidio, no un héroe que ha de celebrarse. Hacemos un llamado a José González Freire, Carlos Molina (Alcalde de Arecibo), y al Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla para que abandonen este proyecto.



  • Marvin Santiago
    Marvin Santiago United States, Reading
    Aug 14, 2017
    Aug 14, 2017
    This guy rape murder and pillage our people we should have never honor him for doing that to us
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Jul 25, 2017
    Jul 25, 2017
    I am insulted that this atrocity would even be in consideration. As a Taino myself I am appalled that a statue of the man that massacred my people and stole their land would be a statue. Heck no. I do not approve and I sign this petition against such statue. What an insult and slap in our faces.
  • William F Soto
    William F Soto United States, Jamaica
    Jul 14, 2017
    Jul 14, 2017
    Destroy all mention of that genocidal bastard!
  • William Acevedo
    William Acevedo United States, Berlin
    May 24, 2017
    May 24, 2017
    no statue not of him
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