Puerto Rico Marks 125 Years Of United States Occupation

Puerto Rico Marks 125 Years Of United States Occupation | Pixabay/Erikawg This week marks the 125th anniversary of American control of Puerto Rico . The anniversary is bittersweet, given the island’s colonial history and tension with the U.S. The milestone also highlights calls to change the status of Puerto Rico to allow the island to have greater political rights or autonomy. Spanish-American War and American colonization

On July 25, 1898, the U.S. military began occupying Puerto Rico as part of the Spanish-American War . At that time, the United States had gone to war with Spain over another Spanish […]

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