Is the island of Puerto Rico really 80% White?

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Big Bicho Cuban

United States

#1 Sep 5, 2009
Whoa!:
76.2% White
6.9% Black
0.3% Asian
0.2% Amerindian
4.4% Mixed
12% other.
Puerto Rico is 80% white? I thought Cuba was the whitest caribbean country.
MMD

Aliso Viejo, CA

#2 Sep 5, 2009
No mames! Get educated
NOT REALLY

Bear, DE

#3 Sep 6, 2009
Big Bicho Cuban wrote:
Whoa!:
76.2% White
6.9% Black
0.3% Asian
0.2% Amerindian
4.4% Mixed
12% other.
Puerto Rico is 80% white? I thought Cuba was the whitest caribbean country.
Why does it matter to you?

Cuba's population is approximately 62 to 70% non-White.
NOT REALLY

Bear, DE

#4 Sep 6, 2009

Since: Jun 08

Plantation

#5 Sep 6, 2009
Big Bicho Cuban wrote:
Whoa!:
76.2% White
6.9% Black
0.3% Asian
0.2% Amerindian
4.4% Mixed
12% other.
Puerto Rico is 80% white? I thought Cuba was the whitest caribbean country.
Here is the actual make up of whites, blacks and mestizo of each of the 20 Latin American countries in the world...

Puerto Rico does now have the highest concentration population of whites, nowadays, than does Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean..

More than half of the white Cubans left Cuba ever since Fidel Castro took over Cuba, back in 1959.

Most white Cubans reside either here or in different parts of the world, including here in Miami or Puerto Rico.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Latin_Amer...

Since: Jul 09

Hatillo, PR

#6 Sep 7, 2009
Where are you getting your statistics from? If you are basing your argument on US Census Bureau data, all it means is that nearly 80% of Puerto Ricans identified themselves as "White". It does not mean they are actually "White".

In 2003, a study funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation revealed that 61 percent of all Puerto Ricans had Amerindian mitochondrial DNA, while 27 percent had African and only 12 percent Caucasian.

The bottom-line is that in the real world, you are either White or non-White. You do not have to a rocket scientist to figure out that the majority of Puerto Ricans fall into the latter group, non-Whites.

Since: Jun 08

Plantation

#7 Sep 7, 2009
vdata wrote:
Where are you getting your statistics from? If you are basing your argument on US Census Bureau data, all it means is that nearly 80% of Puerto Ricans identified themselves as "White". It does not mean they are actually "White".
In 2003, a study funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation revealed that 61 percent of all Puerto Ricans had Amerindian mitochondrial DNA, while 27 percent had African and only 12 percent Caucasian.
The bottom-line is that in the real world, you are either White or non-White. You do not have to a rocket scientist to figure out that the majority of Puerto Ricans fall into the latter group, non-Whites.
It does not matter what you say, all of us, including you, are mixed with some type of different DNA's and if Puerto Rico's whites, which may not be milky white to you, call themselves white, as I'm, but have Amerindian DNA, that's ok too, since most in that part of the world was inhabited by the Taino Indians also, which mixed with the white Spaniards and African slave blood DNA also. IN America you are either white or black, there is no in between that O know of...There is no such thing as the brown race....American whites, many of them identify themselves with Cherokee Indian, or some other type of Indian tribe DNA blood. But it does not stop them from calling themselves white? Or does it?
Should we also have some Amerindian indian DNA in us, who do look white and are considered white, should it stop us from calling ourselves white also as our birth certificates also state and indicate, that we are white, not black, nor Indian?

Our birth certificates say that we were born white. Now you can insist on making the rules as you go along in your own mindset, but this is based on government data, not even in our own PR data either, and it says that 80% of Puerto Ricans identify themselves as white, just as whites in America also say they have some type of Indian blood in them also.
The bottom line, it is not what race or color we all are, but what type of character we all have, good or bad. And in God's eyes, the only race that He truly counts on, is the entire human race...None of us are saved by our race, nor by color, but what is in our hearts, not what's in our DNA.
Olga

Matawan, NJ

#8 Mar 1, 2010
Because Quadroons and Octaroons ... usually consider themselves White ... so these figures aren't really proving that Puerto Ricans are White.

Most Puerto Ricans are Quadroons or Octaroons. Of course, you as an individual can be of the opinion that they're White but objectively ... they are still mixed.

They just have a more inclusive idea of what it means to be White (i.e. a quadroon is white to them)

I am 40% Amerindian (60% White) and consider myself non-white but to each their own. Puerto Ricans are part Black though.

And by the way, we should have a look at Y-DNA too because most Puerto Ricans have more Black in them than mongoloid... most mestizos don't identify with them at ALL

“America la bella!!”

Since: Jan 07

que Dios te bendiga

#9 Mar 1, 2010
Olga wrote:
Because Quadroons and Octoroons ... usually consider themselves White ... so these figures aren't really proving that Puerto Ricans are White.
Most Puerto Ricans are Quadroons or Octoroons. Of course, you as an individual can be of the opinion that they're White but objectively ... they are still mixed.
They just have a more inclusive idea of what it means to be White (i.e. a quadroon is white to them)
I am 40% Amerindian (60% White) and consider myself non-white but to each their own. Puerto Ricans are part Black though.
And by the way, we should have a look at Y-DNA too because most Puerto Ricans have more Black in them than mongoloid... most mestizos don't identify with them at ALL
The problem with dave Lopes in this forum who owns most of those unregister names in Topix.......wants to be white...He does not by any means wants to be call mulato, negro bembon o jabao.
Donald

Herndon, VA

#10 Mar 1, 2010
Marie in Miami Fl wrote:
<quoted text>The problem with dave Lopes in this forum who owns most of those unregister names in Topix.......wants to be white...He does not by any means wants to be call mulato, negro bembon o jabao.
jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.....e l negro benbom quiere ser blanco y menosprecia a los negros.Ese gordiflon marica es un racista.Para el es una verguenza que el Puertorriqueno tenga sangre negra o india tambien.
la piola sabrosa

Miami, FL

#11 Mar 1, 2010
Donald wrote:
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jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.....e l negro benbom quiere ser blanco y menosprecia a los negros.Ese gordiflon marica es un racista.Para el es una verguenza que el Puertorriqueno tenga sangre negra o india tambien.
pero bueno tigre que vaina....! vamoa segui con eso de blanco..yo soy dominicana y en mi republica todos somos como dios quiere,,sabrositos y chocolaticos...the latin lovers
tpmp

South Amboy, NJ

#12 Mar 1, 2010
Olga wrote:
Because Quadroons and Octaroons ... usually consider themselves White ... so these figures aren't really proving that Puerto Ricans are White.
Most Puerto Ricans are Quadroons or Octaroons. Of course, you as an individual can be of the opinion that they're White but objectively ... they are still mixed.
They just have a more inclusive idea of what it means to be White (i.e. a quadroon is white to them)
I am 40% Amerindian (60% White) and consider myself non-white but to each their own. Puerto Ricans are part Black though.
And by the way, we should have a look at Y-DNA too because most Puerto Ricans have more Black in them than mongoloid... most mestizos don't identify with them at ALL
Y tu abuela donde esta? TPMP.
Pedrito

Beacon, NY

#13 Mar 1, 2010
la piola sabrosa wrote:
<quoted text>pero bueno tigre que vaina....! vamoa segui con eso de blanco..yo soy dominicana y en mi republica todos somos como dios quiere,,sabrositos y chocolaticos...the latin lovers
jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.... ah,pero bueno,eso esta bueno tigerazo,aqui el racista es el gordo impotente de Dave,que odia a los negros..pero se me olvidaba decirte que el muy acomplejao es un jabao.Ay Dios!!!!!!!!!!
Pedrito

Beacon, NY

#14 Mar 1, 2010
tpmp wrote:
<quoted text> Y tu abuela donde esta? TPMP.
Y tu abuela aonde eta..Pedrito.Tu te la pasas llamando negros a los dominicanos y yo te a pregunto y tu abuela aonde eta.?
tpmp

South Amboy, NJ

#15 Mar 1, 2010
Pedrito wrote:
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Y tu abuela aonde eta..Pedrito.Tu te la pasas llamando negros a los dominicanos y yo te a pregunto y tu abuela aonde eta.?
That post was NOT directed toward you. You really NEED to get a hold of yourself. Not that it's any of your buisness. My beloved grandparents whom i loved with my heart and soul are deceased..........You are out of control. Please, move on to your forum. Nobody here is looking for trouble. Enjoy your day. TPMP.
Pedrito

Beacon, NY

#16 Mar 1, 2010
tpmp wrote:
<quoted text> That post was NOT directed toward you. You really NEED to get a hold of yourself. Not that it's any of your buisness. My beloved grandparents whom i loved with my heart and soul are deceased..........You are out of control. Please, move on to your forum. Nobody here is looking for trouble. Enjoy your day. TPMP.
Sorry 'Dave',but you are the the one that love troubles!Viejo impotente y marica ufffffffff ....que asco!!!!!!!!!!
TPMP

South Amboy, NJ

#17 Mar 1, 2010
Pedrito wrote:
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Sorry 'Dave',but you are the the one that love troubles!Viejo impotente y marica ufffffffff ....que asco!!!!!!!!!!
I am not dave. O.K!. I AM NOT DAVE! GET A LIFE!........
Andrew

Tempe, AZ

#18 Mar 1, 2010
TPMP wrote:
<quoted text> I am not dave. O.K!. I AM NOT DAVE! GET A LIFE!........
jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.......mucha cha estas 'desesperated'......Dave bembom racista..........arangutan tu desprecias tu propia raza...y tu abuela a donde eta.? jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!! !!!!!!!
To make Dave happy

Fajardo, Puerto Rico

#19 Mar 1, 2010
Dave-Lopes wrote:
<quoted text>Here is the actual make up of whites, blacks and mestizo of each of the 20 Latin American countries in the world...
Puerto Rico does now have the highest concentration population of whites, nowadays, than does Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean..
More than half of the white Cubans left Cuba ever since Fidel Castro took over Cuba, back in 1959.
Most white Cubans reside either here or in different parts of the world, including here in Miami or Puerto Rico.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Latin_Amer...
Si pero eso de que PR es 80% blanco ( de tez, claro) es mentira y todo el mundo lo sabe, en PR hay una renuencia creciente hacia nuestra herencia africana en muchos sectores. Tu tienes unos ninos preciosos, de tez y facciones de raza blanca, pero si miramos la genealogia tuya ( y digo tu porque no se si tu esposa es de PR) estoy segura que encontraremos las 3 razas. A PR le falta mucho por educarse en ese aspecto.
To make Dave happy

Fajardo, Puerto Rico

#20 Mar 1, 2010
vdata wrote:
Where are you getting your statistics from? If you are basing your argument on US Census Bureau data, all it means is that nearly 80% of Puerto Ricans identified themselves as "White". It does not mean they are actually "White".
In 2003, a study funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation revealed that 61 percent of all Puerto Ricans had Amerindian mitochondrial DNA, while 27 percent had African and only 12 percent Caucasian.
The bottom-line is that in the real world, you are either White or non-White. You do not have to a rocket scientist to figure out that the majority of Puerto Ricans fall into the latter group, non-Whites.
I agree

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