by American Values Network, Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 11:17:47 AM EST
by American Values Network, Tue Feb 02, 2010 at 09:43:55 AM EST
Health care may headline the national agenda in all but one area: the health crisis of Vieques. From 1941-2003, the United States Navy used the island of Vieques as a bombing range for test military exercises. Now, sixty-two years of exposure to napalm, depleted uranium, and agent orange leaves an alarming toxic health legacy for the Vieques people, 9000 United States citizens.