Historic photo of the day: Diagram of the Ponce Massacre

  In 1937, on Palm Sunday, seventeen men, women and children were murdered in Ponce. Two hundred more were gravely wounded and rushed to the hospital. Gov. Blanton Winship pretended that his police officers acted “in self-defense,” but… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: After the Ponce Massacre

  The Ponce Massacre of March 21, 1937 left 19 people dead and over 200 wounded. After the massacre the Puerto Rico Chief of Police, Enrique de Orbeta, engaged in immediate damage control. He claimed that Nationalist snipers… Read More