Naled (Dibrom) over the population.
This is a response to the news of the CDC bringing the organophosphate insecticide to the island. Even at low levels it can be very toxic and is considered one of the most dangerous pesticides by the Pesticide Action Network.
This is not the first time toxic chemicals have been sprayed over the population of Boriken. Some may recall that Agent Orange, a product of Monsanto Corporation and Dow Chemical, was tested on the population and environment during the 50’s and early 60’s before being deployed in Vietnam.
The Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulín Cruz has stated that the spraying of Naled on the population is an act of eco-terrorism. She has demanded that governor takes action and put a halt to the poisoning of the land and its people.
How is a relationship beneficial when you're partner keeps causing you physical harm and only gives you enough so you can stay alive and keep being used and exploited?
If you enjoyed this article check out Through Our Own Eyes at KBOO 90.7 FM and get a post card from Puerto Rico when you make a donation to our project before the 1st of November 2016.