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Hostosian National Independence Movement


Hostosian National Independence Movement

The Hostosian National Independence Movement (Puerto Rico.


  • Formation 1
  • Ideology 2
  • Program 3
  • Organization 4


The MINH was formed on May 6, 2004, by a merger of the

The MINH was founded by the unification of two other independence groups: the "Congreso Nacional Hostosiano (CNH)" and the "Nuevo Movimiento Independentista Puertorriqueno (NMIP)". The MINH is not, nor strives to be, an patriotic education campaigns, anti-colonialism, and defending/promoting the ideal of independence among Puerto Ricans.


The MINH, as an organization, does not aspire to be an "electoral party", although its members are given the freedom to vote or not vote in Puerto Rican elections. Controversies exist within the independence movement because the MINH does not compel its members to vote for any particular party, but rather whichever candidate they, as individuals, believe is the best to administer the country. These controversies have greatly impacted the Puerto Rican independence movement. Along with the MINH, other independence organizations are the Puerto Rican Independence Party, the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico, the Socialist Front, Communist Party of Puerto Rico, and the Socialist Workers Movement.


The MINH has also been a strong catalyst in promoting a San Juan. All other major Puerto Rican cities (Ponce, Mayagüez, Arecibo, Caguas, Toa Baja and Carolina) have Municipal Committees or "Base Structures" as do various other smaller towns throughout the island.

The MINH also operates various "Puerto Rico Missions", of which the most important is located in


  1. Presidency- Three (3) co-Presidents are in charge of policy and administration.
  2. Executive Directorate-(9) MINH political leadership
  3. National Directorate-(30+) MINH Delegates (Commissions/Organizations)
  4. National Assembly- meets to elect leadership and propose policy
  5. Commissions- various work groups dedicated to a function or
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