Caribbean Matters: Statue of Puerto Rico exploiter Ponce de León toppled, even as gentrifiers invade
- January 29, 2022
- Posted by: MasterAdmin
- Category: Altcoins
Puerto Rico has recently made headlines for stories that may seem unconnected; they are related, however. The common factor? Puerto Rico’s status as a colony—first under Spanish rule, and now as a “territory” of the United States.
King Felipe VI of Spain arrived in Puerto Rico on Monday to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Juan. The anniversary was last year, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed Felipe’s trip.…