As an incentive to increase the population of Puerto Rico, free land was offered to Europeans who would colonized the island, swear loyalty to the Spanish Crown and allegiance to the Roman Catholic Church; the scheme worked worked well, very well.
In 1868, a brief independence movement surfaced in Puerto Rico.
"Domenech is a sharp writer with an obvious command of his national politics beat — especially considering that this is the first year he is eligible to vote".
But only three days after his appointment, on March 21, 2006, Domenech resigned his position, when evidence surfaced that he had earlier plagiarized work that had originally appeared in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, the National Review, and other publications.
The Post said it did not know about his plagiarism when the newspaper hired him.
Domenech was the youngest political appointee of the George W. He worked as a speechwriter for Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson.
He worked as contributing editor for National Review Online; two years as the chief speechwriter for Sen.