A young man meets Che Guevara’s granddaughter, Mariana, at the NATO Summit protests in Chicago. She convinces Philip to join her in her pacifist quest for independence for Puerto Rico.
They rent a rudimentary beach house on the south coast of Puerto Rico. Mariana speaks at rallies and memorials for past independence activists.
They also witness a shamanistic healing ritual by a primitive medicine man ‘bohique’.
She is invited by Ruben Colon to be in the inner circle of the Independence Party
They go to Washington, D.C. and meet with Pedro Pierluisi and some Hispanic Caucus congressmen
Mariana and Philip return to Puerto Rico. She is pregnant and will soon have her baby, Liberty.
Philip reads her the biographical material about Che that he feels was sent to him through the spirit word from Che. Mariana has a feeling of inadequacy after she hears Che’s ideas and exploits.
They go to a café for a wonderful vegetarian dinner. On the way Philip convinces her that Che’s circumstances were different than hers and he is sure Che would be proud of her work for Puerto Rico.