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Puerto Rico: archbishop condemns toppling of Juan Ponce de León’s statue

January 27, 2022

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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.

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