Puerto Rico: archbishop condemns toppling of Juan Ponce de León’s statue
January 27, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (c. 1460-1521) established the first European settlement on Puerto Rico (Encyclopaedia Britannica article). Vandals toppled his statue hours before King Felipe VI of Spain visited the island.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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