Historic Photo of the Day: Loading the Sugar Train

  By 1935, US banking syndicates owned 80% of the cultivated land in Puerto Rico. Most of this land was concentrated into sugar cane centrales. All by themselves, the four largest centrales – Guánica, Aquirre, Fajardo, South Porto… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: 1938 Sugar Cane Train

  By 1930, US banking syndicates owned 80% of the most fertile land in Puerto Rico.  Four sugar cane centrales alone – Guánica, Aguirre, Fajardo, and East Puerto Rico Sugar – owned over half the farmland in Puerto… Read More