Historic Photo of the Day: Piñero appointed as Governor of Puerto Rico

  Jesus T. Piñero was born into a wealthy family in Carolina, PR that owned large sugarcane plantations. Between 1934 and 1937, he was the president of the Association of the Sugar Cane Industry.  On September 2, 1946,… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: 1940s Political Poster of the Partido Popular Democratico (PPD)

  This impressive document offered a detailed 25-point program, largely centered around the economy of Puerto Rico.  It emphasized Puerto Rican ownership and autonomy over land use, manufacturing, public works, and infrastructure construction (highways, bridges, reservoirs, airports).   It… Read More